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Maitland Armstrong Edey, American writer. Crew member of Mayflower II which retraced voyage of original Pilgrims from Plymouth, England to Plymouth Mass, 1957. Decorated Legion of Merit; recipient Distinguished Service medal College Old Westbury, 1981.

Background

Edey, Maitland Armstrong was born on February 13, 1910 in New York City. Son of Alfred and Marion H. (Armstrong) Edey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1932.

Career

Editorial associate various book public companies, 1933-1941.

Achievements

  • Crew member of Mayflower II which retraced voyage of original Pilgrims from Plymouth, England to Plymouth Mass, 1957.

Works

Membership

Mayor Village of Upper Brookville, New York, 1956-1960. Chairman Council Old Westbury College, State University of New York, 1968-1973. Board directors New York Philharmonic Symphony, 1952-1975, Putney (Vermont) School, 1957-1975, Conservation Foundation, Washington, 1966-1986.

Honorary board directors Scudder Capital Growth Fund, 1983-1992, Scudder Development Fund, 1983-1992, Scudder International Fund, 1983-1992. Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, 1975-1992, Sheriff's Meadow Foundation, Martha's Vineyard, 1978-1992. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

Member American Ornithologists Union. Clubs: Century Association (New York ), Coffee House (New York ).

Connections

Married Helen Winthrop Kellogg, April 24, 1934. Children: Maitland Armstrong, Winthrop K., Beatrice W., Marion B.

father:
Alfred Edey

mother:
Marion H. (Armstrong) Edey

spouse:
Helen Winthrop Kellogg

children:
Beatrice W. Edey

Maitland Armstrong Edey

Marion B. Edey

Winthrop K. Edey