Marjorie Merriweather Post (March 15, 1887 – September 12, 1973) was an American businesswoman, socialite, and philanthropist. She was also the owner of General Foods Corporation . Post used much of her fortune to collect art, particularly Imperial -era Russian art , much of which is now on display at Hillwood , the museum which was her estate in Washington, D.C.
Hillwood is excited to announce the release of a new publication—The Houses and Collections of Marjorie Merriweather Post: The Joy of It. Published in partnership with Rizzoli Electa and available October 11, the book celebrates and explores the Marjorie Post's passion for her residences and collections, which reflect some of the finest treasures in the world.
Post Consumer Brands (previously Post Cereals and Postum Cereals; also known as simply "Post") is an American breakfast cereal manufacturer headquartered in Lakeville, Minnesota. The company, founded in 1895 by C. W. Post , owns a large portfolio of cereal brands that include Bran Flakes , Chips Ahoy! , Golden Crisp , Grape-Nuts , Honeycomb , Oreo O's , Pebbles , and Waffle Crisp , among others.
So begins another average evening for Marjorie Merriweather Post. Presidents have come and gone, but she has hosted them all. Growing up in the modest farmlands of Battle Creek, Michigan, Marjorie was inspired by a few simple rules: always think for yourself, never take success for granted, and work hard—even when deemed American royalty, even while covered in imperial diamonds.
Marjorie Merriweather Post, heiress to the Post Cereals business, paid for the house to be built with her husband Edward F. Hutton. She hired Marion Sims Wyeth to design it and Joseph Urban to create interior design and exterior decorations. Post spent US$7 million (equivalent to $109 million in 2021), and it was finished in 1927.
08/09/2022 · When the Marjorie Merriweather Post Foundation put it up for sale, and after multiple purchases fell through, that's when then real estate mogul Donald J. Trump entered the picture.
Wondrous Secrets Behind Roentgen Furniture Revealed: A New Look at Marjorie Post’s Fascinating Desk, by Dr. Wolfram Koeppe; Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes--A Concert at the Levine School of Music; Social Events. Virtue & Vice - A Valentines Day Event; Be Dazzled: The Opening Night Celebration for Cartier, Marjorie Merriweather Post's ...