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( Names with an asterick ( * ) behind their name served as First Ladies )

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|  Frances Cleveland* (#2)  |  Ida McKinley*  |  Alice Roosevelt  |  Edith Roosevelt*  |  Helen Taft*  |

|  Ellen Wilson*  |  Edith Wilson*  |  Florence Harding*  |  Grace Coolidge*  |


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Ellen Lewis (Herndon) Arthur
" Wife of President Chester Arthur "
( Passed away before his Presidency - No First Lady )


Date & place of birth:
Ellen Arthur
( Official Portrait )

     August 30, 1837 Culpepper County, Virginia

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     January 12, 1880, New York City, New York - unknown - 42

Place of burial:
     Rural Cemetery, Albany, New York

Parents:
     William Lewis & Frances Elizabeth (Hansbrough) Herndon

Married:
     
Chester Arthur
- on October 25, 1859
     Children:
          William Lewis Herndon
               ( Dec. 10, 1860 - Jul. 7, 1863, died of convulsions, Age 2 )
          Chester Alan, II
               ( Jul. 25, 1864 - Jul. 17, 1937, m. two times, names unknown, Heart Attack )
          Ellen Herndon
               ( Nov. 21, 1871 - Sep. 6, 1915, m. Charles Pinkerton, died of surgical complications )

Education:
     Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Ellen Arthur"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Arthur"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Chester Alan Arthur
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Ellen Lewis (Herndon) Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur
( Official Portrait )



Rose Elizabeth Cleveland
" 23rd First Lady of the United States "
( March 4, 1885 - June 22, 1886 - Sister of
"President Cleveland" )


Date & place of birth:
Rose Cleveland

     1846, Caldwell, New Jersey

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     1918 - unknown - unknown - Age - 72

Place of burial:
     Unknown

Parents:
     Rev. Richard & Ann (_____) Cleveland

Married:
     Unknown
     Children:
          Unknown

Education:
     Unknown

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Cleveland"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Grover Cleveland
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Frances (Folsom) Cleveland

Grover Cleveland
( Official Portrait )



Frances Clara (Folsom) Cleveland
" 24th First Lady of the United States "
( June 22, 1886 - March 4, 1887 - 1st Term )


Date & place of birth:
Frances Cleveland

     July 21, 1864 - Folsomdale, New York

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     October 29, 1947 - Baltimore, MD - unknown - Age - 83

Place of burial:
     Princeton, New Jersey

Parents:
     Oscar & Emma Cornelia (Harmon) Folsom

Married:
     
Grover Cleveland - on June 22, 1886
     Children:
          Ruth
               ( Oct. 3, 1891 - Jan. 7, 1904, died of diphtheria, age 12, the "Baby Ruth" candy bar is named for her. )
          Esther
               ( Sep. 9, 1893 - Jun. 26, 1980, born in the White House, m. William Sydney Bence Bosanquet )
          Marion
               ( Jul. 7, 1895 - Jun. 18, 1977, m. William Stanley Dell, m. John Harlan Amen )
          Richard Folsom
               ( Oct. 28, 1897 - Jan. 10, 1974, marine officer in World War I and a career lawyer )
          Francis Grover
               ( Jul. 18, 1903 - 1995, m. Alice Erdman )

Education:
     Wells College

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of First Lady Frances Cleveland"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Cleveland"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Grover Cleveland
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Frances (Folsom) Cleveland

Grover Cleveland
( Official Portrait )



Caroline Lavinia (Scott) Harrison
" 25th First Lady of the United States "
( March 4, 1887-October 25, 1892 - Passed away during Presidency )


Date & place of birth:
Caroline Harrison
( Official Portrait )

     October 1, 1832 - Oxford, Ohio

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     October 25, 1892 - White House - tuberculosis - 60

Place of burial:
     Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana

Parents:
     John Witherspoon & Mary Potts (Neal) Scott

Married:
     
Benjamin Harrison - on October 20, 1853
     Children:
          Russell Benjamin
               ( Aug. 12, 1854 - Dec. 13, 1936, m. Angeline Saunders )
          Mary Scott
               ( Apr. 3, 1858 - Oct. 28, 1930, m. James Robert McKee )

Education:
     Oxford Female Institute

Facts:

  • When the Harrisons moved into the White House, it was in such a dilapidated state that plans were made to build a new mansion elsewhere in Washington

Famous Quote:
     "unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Harrison"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Benjamin Harrison
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Caroline Lavinia (Scott) Harrison

Benjamin Harrison
( Official Portrait )



Frances Clara (Folsom) Cleveland
" 26th First Lady of the United States "
( March 4, 1893 - March 4, 1897 - 2nd Term )


Date & place of birth:
Frances Cleveland

     July 21, 1864 - Folsomdale, New York

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     October 29, 1947 - Baltimore, MD - unknown - Age - 83

Place of burial:
     Princeton, New Jersey

Parents:
     Oscar & Emma Cornelia (Harmon) Folsom

Married:
     
Grover Cleveland - on June 22, 1886
     Children:
          Ruth
               ( Oct. 3, 1891 - Jan. 7, 1904, died of diphtheria, age 12, the "Baby Ruth" candy bar is named for her. )
          Esther
               ( Sep. 9, 1893 - Jun. 26, 1980, born in the White House, m. William Sydney Bence Bosanquet )
          Marion
               ( Jul. 7, 1895 - Jun. 18, 1977, m. William Stanley Dell, m. John Harlan Amen )
          Richard Folsom
               ( Oct. 28, 1897 - Jan. 10, 1974, marine officer in World War I and a career lawyer )
          Francis Grover
               ( Jul. 18, 1903 - 1995, m. Alice Erdman )

Education:
     Wells College

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of First Lady Frances Cleveland"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Cleveland"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Grover Cleveland
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Frances (Folsom) Cleveland

Grover Cleveland
( Official Portrait )



Ida (Saxton) McKinley
" 27th First Lady of the United States "
( March 4, 1897 to September 14, 1901 )


Date & place of birth:
Ida McKinley

     June 8, 1847 – Canton, Ohio

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     May 26, 1907 – Canton, Ohio - unknown - 59

Place of burial:
     Canton, Ohio

Parents:
     James A. & Catherine (DeWalt) Saxton

Married:
     
William McKinley - on January 25, 1871
     Children:
          Katherine
               ( Dec. 25, 1871 - Jun. 25, 1875, died of typhoid fever, age 3 )
          Ida
               ( Apr. 1, 1873 - Aug. 22, 1873, died at 4 months old )

Education:
     No formal education

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to visit the "McKinley Memorial Library"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President McKinley"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President William McKinley
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Ida (Saxton) McKinley

William McKinley
( Official Portrait )



Alice Hathaway (Lee) Roosevelt
" Wife of Theodore Roosevelt "
( Passed away before Presidency )


Date & place of birth:
Alice Roosevelt

     Jun. 29, 1861 - unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     Feb. 14, 1884 - unknown - Brites disease - 22

Place of burial:
     Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Parents:
     Unknown

Married: - (His 1st Wife)
     
Theodore Roosevelt - on October 27, 1880
     Children:
          Alice Lee
               ( Feb. 12, 1884 - Feb. 20, 1980 )
               ( m. Nicholas Longworth in the White House )

Education:
     Unknown

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Theodore Roosevelt Association"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Alice Roosevelt"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Roosevelt"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Theodore Roosevelt
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
( Official Portrait )



Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt
" 28th First Lady of the United States "
( September 14, 1901-March 4, 1909 )


Date & place of birth:
Edith Roosevelt
( Official Portrait )

     August 6, 1861 - Norwich, Connecticut

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     September 30, 1948 - Oyster Bay, New York - Unknown - 87

Place of burial:
     Oyster Bay, New York

Parents:
     Charles & Gertrude Tyler (Carow)

Married: - (His 2nd Wife)
     
Theodore Roosevelt - on December 2, 1886
     Children:
          Theodore, Jr.
               ( Sep. 13, 1887 - Jul. 12, 1944, military hero in both World Wars I & II, won the "Medal of Honor" like his father )
          Kermit
               ( Oct. 10, 1889 - Jun. 4, 1943, m. Belle Wyatt Willard, was in World War I & II, committed suicide )
          Ethel Carow
               ( Aug. 13, 1891 - Dec. 10, 1977, m. Dr. Richard Derby )
          Archibald Bulloch
               ( Apr. 9, 1894 - Jul. 29, 1981, won the French Croix de Guerre & Silver Star and Oak Leaf Cluster, World War II )
          Quentin
               ( Nov. 19, 1897 - Jul. 14, 1918, pilot, World War I, shot down by an enemy plane )

Education:
     No formal education

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Theodore Roosevelt Association"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of First Lady Edith Roosevelt"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Roosevelt"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Theodore Roosevelt
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
( Official Portrait )



Helen (Herron) Taft
" 29th First Lady of the United States "
( March 4, 1909 to March 3, 1913 )


Date & place of birth:
Helen Taft
( Official Portrait )

     June 2, 1861 - Cincinnati, Ohio

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     May 22, 1943 - Washington, D.C. - unknown - 81

Place of burial:
     Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Parents:
     Alphonso & Louisa M. (Torrey) Taft

Married:
     
William Howard Taft - on June 19, 1886
     Children:
          Robert Alphonso
               ( Sep. 8, 1889 - Jul. 31, 1953, m. Martha Wheaton Bowers )
               ( Served in U.S. Congress (Speaker) & Senate (Majority Leader) )
          Helen Herron
               ( Aug. 1, 1891 - Feb. 21, 1987, m. Frederick Johnson Manning )
          Charles Phelps
               ( Sep. 20, 1897 - Jun. 24, 1983, m. Eleanor K. Chase )

Education:
     Miami University

Facts:

  • 1st First Lady to be interred in Arlington National Cemetery. The 2nd was Jackie Kennedy.
  • She imported 2,000 cherry trees and planted them in the Washington basin, which still stand

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of First Lady Helen Taft"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Taft"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President William Howard Taft
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Helen (Herron) Taft

William Howard Taft
( Official Portrait )



Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson
" 30th First Lady of the United States "
( March 4, 1913 to August 6, 1914 )


Date & place of birth:
Ellen Wilson
( Official Portrait )

     May 15, 1860 - Savannah, Georgia

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     August 6, 1914 - White House - Bright’s Disease - 54

Place of burial:
     Myrtle Hill Cemetery - Rome, Georgia

Parents:
     Rev. Samuel Edward & Margaret (Hayt) Axson

Married: - ( His 1st wife ):
     
Thomas Woodrow Wilson - on June 24, 1885
     Children:
          Margaret Woodrow
               ( Apr. 30, 1886 - Feb. 12, 1944 - never married )
          Jessie Woodrow
               ( Aug. 28, 1887 - Jan. 15, 1933, m. Francis Sayre )
          Eleanor Randolph
               ( Oct. 16, 1889 - Apr. 5, 1967, m. William Gibbs McAdoo )

Education:
     Unknown

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to visit the "Woodrow Wilson House"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Wilson"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Thomas Woodrow Wilson
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Edith (Bolling) (Galt) Wilson

Thomas Woodrow Wilson
( Official Portrait )



Edith (Bolling) Wilson
" 31st First Lady of the United States "
( December 18, 1915 to March 3, 1921 )


Date & place of birth:
Edith Wilson
( Official Portrait )

     October 15 1872 - Wytheville, Virginia

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     December 28, 1961 - Washington, D.C. - unknown - 89

Place of burial:
     Washington Cathedral - Washington, D.C.

Parents:
     William Holcombe & Sallie (White) Bolling

Married: - ( His 2nd wife )
     
Thomas Woodrow Wilson - on December 18, 1915
     Children:
          None

Education:
     No formal education

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to visit the "Woodrow Wilson House"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Wilson"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Thomas Woodrow Wilson
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Edith (Bolling) (Galt) Wilson

Thomas Woodrow Wilson
( Official Portrait )



Florence Mabel (Kling) Harding
" 32nd First Lady of the United States "
( March 4, 1921 to August 2, 1923 )


Date & place of birth:
Warren Gamaliel Harding
( Official Portrait )

     August 15, 1860 - Marion, Ohio

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     November 21, 1924 - Marion, Ohio - unknown - 64

Place of burial:
     Marion, Ohio

Parents:
     Amos Hall & Louise Mabel (Bouton) Kling

Married: (1st)
     Henry Athenton DeWolfe - divorced May/June 1886
     Children:
          Eugene Marshall DeWolfe
               ( Sep. 22, 1880 - Jan. 1, 1915, died of of advanced tuberculosis )

Married: (2nd)
     
Warren Gamaliel Harding - on July 8, 1891
     Children:
          None

Education:
     Unknown

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of First Lady Florence Harding"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Harding"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Warren Gamaliel Harding
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Florence (Kling) Harding

Warren Gamaliel Harding
( Official Portrait )



Grace Anne (Goodhue) Coolidge
" 33rd First Lady of the United States "
( August 3, 1923 to March 3, 1929 )


Date & place of birth:
Calvin Coolidge
( Official Portrait )

     1879 - Burlington, Vermont

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     1957 - unknown - unknown - 78

Place of burial:
     Plymouth Notch Cemetery - Plymouth, Vermont

Parents:
     Andrew & Lemira B. Goodhue

Married:
     
Calvin Coolidge - on October 4, 1905
     Children:
          John
               ( Sep. 7, 1906 - May 31, 2000, m. Florence Trumbull )
          Calvin, Jr.
               ( Apr. 13, 1908 - July 7, 1924 - Died at the White House, blood poisoning, age 16 )

Education:
     Unknown

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of First Lady Grace Coolidge"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Coolidge"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Calvin Coolidge
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Grace A. (Goodhue) Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge
( Official Portrait )


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