She was the second daughter of Dr. Hubert Townsend Foote and Annie Elroy .
She was a Dancer. Born Irene Foote in New Rochelle, New York, together with her husband Vernon Castle, they became one of the most popular ballroom dance teams of the early 20th Century. They gained worldwide popularity for their graceful style and introducing such dances as the one-step, fox-trot, turkey trot, castle polka, castle walk and hesitation waltz. Irene is also credited with creating the fashion for bobbed hair. Following her husband's death in an 1918 airplane crash, she retired from dancing.
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery Bronx Bronx County New York, USA Plot: H-2 Parkview
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