Julien Green, the ex-patriate grandson of Charles Green was a life-long American citizen although living in Paris. He was considered to be one of the giants of French literature in the 20th century and became the first non-French member of the prestigious Académie française. His novels, imbued with family memories of Savannah, and of the Green-Meldrim House, earned him the title of “the French Margaret Mitchell.”
Juliette Gordon Low
Juliette Gordon Low was the widow of William Mackay Low, Andrew Low’s only surviving son. She was living in the Andrew Low House when she founded the Girl Scouts in 1912. She remained in the house until her death in 192
Sophie Meldrim Coy Shonnard
Sophie Meldrim Coy Shonnard (1887-1980) was one of four daughters of Judge Peter Meldrim who owned the Green Meldrim House from 1892 until 1943. Sophie was the belle of Savannah. She later moved to New York where she led a very glamorous life. She owned Chez Ninon, a very chic boutique where Jacqueline Kennedy was a regular customer.