Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1902/00/00 Clarence and Katherine Mackay's mansion is completed. The $781,483 price does not include the architect's commission, art and furnishings, outbuildings or landscaping. Home Mackay Estate Gate Lodge Town of Oyster Bay
1902/00/00 Designed c 1902 by Warren and Wetmore, the Mackay Estate Dairyman's Cottage at East Hills is built in an eclectic style on Clarence Mackay's Harbor Hill Estate. Owner Mackay Estate Dairyman's Cottage Town of Oyster Bay
1906/01/23 Booker T Washington and others including Mark Twain, Joseph Hodges Choate, and Robert Curtis Ogden lecture at Carnegie Hall in honor of Tuskegee Institute's Silver Jubilee. Audience Member Carnegie Hall New York City Tuskegee Institute's Silver Jubilee
1908/06/00 The Mackay School of Mines building is presented to the University of Nevada, as a memorial to John Mackay, by his widow and son, Marie Louise Mackay and Clarence Mackay. Benefactor MacKay School of Mines Building Reno
1917/00/00 During the First World War, the government requisitioned the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company's ocean cables in the interest of wartime efficiency and places the head of Western Union in charge. Work
1919/00/00 Clarence Mackay regains control of his ocean cables and works to modernizing the company. Work
1920/04/09 Duncan joins in negotiations to sell his residence for $750,000. Two weeks later the mansion is sold to Clarence H Mackay. Home Duncan-Mackay Mansion New York City
1922/00/00 Postal Telegraph Cable Co buys the rights to purchase from Telfunken Co of Germany high powered radio apparatus necessary to construct in the United States high powered radio stations. Work
1922/09/00 Mackay announces that the Postal Telegraph Cable Company has entered into an agreement with the Radio Corp of America to collect and deliver trans-Atlantic messages received by cable by either office, while RCA will deliver all messages received by radio. Work
1931/07/18 Former soprano at the Metropolitan Opera, Anna Case, marries Clarence H Mackay during a lavish ceremony at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Roslyn, Long Island. Irving and Ellin Berlin are seated among the family. Groom
1938/11/12 Clarence H Mackay is hospitalized twice in the Spring and finally, at 11:00 on the night of November 12, 1938, he dies in his bed at 3 East 75th Street. Died Duncan-Mackay Mansion New York City
1938/11/15 Funeral mass for William Mackay is celebrated at St Patrick's Cathedral. While mourners fill the Cathedral, music is performed by the New York Philharmonic, of which Mackay had once been Chairman of the Board. Memoriam St Patrick's Cathedral New York City
1938/11/15 Clarence Hungerford Mackay is buried at Green-Wood Cemetery. Memoriam Green-Wood Cemetery New York City
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