Family tree of Wanda MCKAY

Actor, Model

AmericanBorn Dorothy Ellen QUACKENBUSH

American model and film actress

Born on January 14, 1915 in Portland, Oregon , United States

Died on April 11, 1996 in Rancho Mirage, California , United States

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McKay was born as Dorothy Quackenbush in Portland, Oregon,[note 1] but her family later moved to Fort Worth in Texas. After moving to New York she became a model and her image was used to promote Chesterfield cigarettes.

In 1938, McKay represented Trans World Airlines, for which she worked as a hostess, in a beauty competition at the Birmingham Air Show. She won, being voted "Miss American Aviation".


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