Carroll Carstairs

Art dealer, Military Person

1888 – 1948

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Who was Carroll Carstairs?

Carroll Chevalier Carstairs MC was an American art dealer who served in the Grenadier Guards of the British Army during World War I.

He was a son of Charles Stewart Carstairs, a noted American art dealer who was chairman of the board of M. Knoedler, and his wife, the former Esther Holmes Hazeltine. He had three siblings: diplomatic attache Charles Haseltine Carstairs, James Stewart Carstairs, an artist; and socialite Elizabeth Haseltine "Lily" Carstairs,.

Carstairs wrote the book A Generation Missing, his memoir of the conflict, which was published in 1930.

He married, 20 March 1924, Susan Burks Yuille. Burks' sister was married to Richard Wyndham-Quin, 6th Earl of Dunraven, and Burks was the aunt of Thady Wyndham-Quin, 7th Earl of Dunraven. Carroll and Burks Carstairs had no children.

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Born
Mar 20, 1888
Also known as
  • Carroll Chevalier Carstairs, MC.
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Oct 2, 1948

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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