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Myron Woolley (1888 – October 15, 1959) was the manager of the Gideon Putnam Hotel and cousin of actor Monty Woolley.
Myron Woolley was born in Long Branch, NJ, the son of Charles M. Woolley (1856–1942) and Sarah J. Hendrickson (1862–1946). He spent most of his life in the hotel business. He had been the manager of the New York state-owned Gideon Putnam (named after the pioneer who had built the first hotel in Saratoga in 1802) on the spa reservation of Saratoga Springs since 1944. Prior to that, he was a hotel manager at Manor Richleau Hotel, Murray Bay, Canada; the Deal Country Club, Deal, NJ; the Terrace Club at the New York World's Fair; the Mount Royal Hotel, Montreal, Canada; and in Mont Tremblant, a Laurentian Mountain resort north of Montreal. Woolley had also served as a steward at both the United States and Grand Union Hotels, which were torn down. He had been in the hotel business since the age of 13 and was widely known throughout the country in the hotel business.
Woolley was also a veteran of World War I.
He died on October 15, 1959, of a heart attack. He was 71.
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