Wife Ava Alice Muriel Astor
Philip John Ryves Harding (June 28, 1906 – August 14, 1972) was a journalist.
He married Ava Alice Muriel Astor, daughter of Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor IV and Ava Loel Willing, on March 27, 1940. At the time of their wedding, Harding, a cousin of Maxwell Eley, was serving with an anti-aircraft battery in the British Army. Before their divorce in 1945, they had one daughter: Emily Edwina Harding (b. 1942).