Brenda Frazier

Brenda Frazier

Brenda Frazier, who passed away in 1982, was a debutante during the Depression era.Her coming out party was made known worldwide in 1938 and she also was on the Life magazine cover.

About Brenda Frazier

Not to be confused with actor Brendan Fraser Brenda Diana Duff Frazier (June 9, 1921 - May 3, 1982) was an American debutante popular during the Depression era. Her December 1938 coming-out party was so heavily publicized worldwide she eventually appeared on the cover of Life magazine for that reason alone. Brenda's father, Frank Duff Frazier, came from a prosperous Boston family. Her mother, the former Brenda Germaine Henshaw Williams-Taylor, was the only daughter of Sir Frederick Williams-Taylor (a general manager of the Bank of Montreal who was knighted in 1910 and combined his middle name and birth surname into a new hyphenated surname) and his wife, the former Jane Fayrer Henshaw. Lady Frederick Williams-Taylor was painted in 1917 by the Swiss-born American society artist Adolfo Muller-Ury in Nassau in the Bahamas, after which he attended Brenda Germaine's wedding to Frank Frazier in Montreal in December of that year.

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