Saturday, December 19, 2009

Mystery Contest

OK, hope we have a lot of players this morning, because this is going to be a good contest. Who is the baby, and what special distinction could the baby claim.

10 comments:

  1. The baby is Francis Sayre, Woodrow Wilson's grandson. The distinction: he was the last baby born in the White House. 1915, I believe. Little Francis had a long, interesting and distinguished life of his own. Man of the cloth, I think. Jim Smith

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  2. Jim,

    WOW. You are right. How did you get that one. I was sure no one would get it.

    Watch it, or you might become my new Nemisis.

    PJM

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  3. I need to start setting my alarm. You sleep in and your archrival starts nemesis shopping.

    Well played Jim!

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  4. PJM, Nate: It was coincidence. Some time in the last year or so I'd read Sayre's obit in the Times. He had lived into his
    90's. Because of the association with Wilson (and that picture) I remembered it when I saw the pic again this AM. Jim

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  5. So, I guess the Lindbergh baby would be wrong? Sorry, I couldn't help myself.

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  6. I think you need anothe mystery person today.

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  7. Francis Sayre was Dean of the National Cathedral in DC for over twenty years, and a staunch opponent of segregation, poverty, and McCarthyism.

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  9. Beautiful photo. You can almost feel the tranquility and joy radiated by the family.

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  10. It looks like the infant is wearing a christening gown.

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