Marshall Field (1834–1906) founder of Marshall Field & Co., Chicago-based department store. In 1865, Field & Levi Leiter, accepted an offer to become senior partners at a dry goods establishment. In 1867, after they could afford a buy out, it was renamed "Field, Leiter & Col." By 1881 Field had forced Leiter to sell his share of the business, & changed the store's name to "Marshall Field & Co." He was a very active member of the Jekyll Is. Club aka The Millionaires Club on Jekyll Is…
MARIE LEITER. LADY CURZON. Mary Leiter married George Curzon, who when made Viceroy of India, made Mary, Vicereine; the highest-ranking American in the history of the British Empire. THE HOKEY POKEY MAN AND AN INSANE HAWKER OF FISH BY CONNIE DURAND. AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE.
This lady is related to me through my grandfather, Clarence Leiter. I haven't figured out where our joint ancestors are yet, but I will! This lady is Mary Leiter Curzon. She was the daughter of Levi Ziegler Leiter. At one time he was part owner of Field, Palmer,Leiter & Co., in Chicago, IL.
Lady Curzon's Boucheron tiara Lord Curzon married the American heiress, Mary Leiter, in 1895 after a long distance relationship and secret two-year engagement. Lady Curzon (1870-1906) accompanied her husband to India where, as Viceriene, she was the second highest ranking woman in the British Empire after the Queen