1959: Funeral for Heiress to be in Connecticut

muriel hubbard (2)New Haven, Conn., March 19 (AP)– Funeral services will be held Friday for Mrs. Muriel McCormick Hubbard, an heiress to both the Rockefeller and McCormick fortunes who served in the U. S. Women’s Army Corps during World War II.

She died Wednesday of a heart ailment at the age of 56.

Mrs. Hubbard was the granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller Sr. and Cyrus McCormick, inventor of the reaper. Her personal estate was estimated at 40 million dollars.

She died in Grace-New Haven Hospital, which she entered three weeks ago. Funeral services will be held at Holy Trinity Church in Middletown, Conn., where she maintained one of her five homes.

From The Decatur Review (Decatur, Illinois), Thursday, March 19, 1959.
1938 photo:  Seymour & Phoebe Wadsworth, Carl & Anna Stillman, Catherine & Clarence Wadsworth, Dyer & Muriel Hubbard
1938 photo: Seymour & Phoebe Wadsworth, Carl & Anna Stillman, Catherine & Clarence Wadsworth, Dyer & Muriel Hubbard
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