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Jean Remington Yawkey (January 24, 1909–February 26, 1992) was the wife of Tom Yawkey and owner of the Boston Red Sox from 1976 to her death in 1992.

She was a native of Brooklyn, New York. As Jean Hollander, she grew up in Freeport, Long Island, and was a New York fashion model for ten years before becoming Mrs. Tom Yawkey in 1944, in Georgetown, South Carolina.

Mrs. Yawkey's husband, Tom, became owner and president of the Boston Red Sox in 1933. The family owned and operated the team for 59 years, with Mrs. Yawkey taking over as the team's president after her husband's death in 1976 and serving in that role until her own passing.

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