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

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Lou (Henry) Hoover
" 34th First Lady of the United States "
( March 4, 1929 to March 3, 1933 )


Date & place of birth:
Lou Hoover
( Official Portrait )

     March 29, 1874, Waterloo, Iowa

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     January 7, 1944, New York City, New York - heart attack - 69

Place of burial:
     Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, West Branch, Iowa

Parents:
     Charles Henry & Florence (Weed) Henry

Married:
     
Herbert Clark Hoover
- on February 10, 1899
     Children:
          Herbert Clark Hoover, Jr.  -  ( August 4, 1903 - 1969 )
          Allan Henry Hoover  -  ( July 17, 1907 - November 4, 1993 )

Education:
     Stanford University

Facts:

  • She didn't mind being called a tomboy, which she was
  • Met her future husband at Stanford University
  • The Quaker Herbert Hoover, and the Episcopal Lou Henry were married by Father Mestres, a Roman Catholic priest from the Monterey Mission.

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of First Lady Lou Hoover"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Hoover"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Herbert Clark Hoover
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Lou (Henry) Hoover

Herbert Clark Hoover
( Official Portrait )



Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
" 35th First Lady of the United States "
( March 4, 1933 to April 12, 1945 )


Date & place of birth:
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

     October 11, 1844, New York City, New York

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     November 7, 1962 - New York City - unknown - Age - 78

Place of burial:
     Hyde Park, New York

Parents:
     Anna (Hall) Roosevelt and Elliott Roosevelt

Married:
     
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - on March 17, 1905 - ( They were 1st cousins )
     Children:
          Anna Eleanor - ( 1906-1975 )
          James - ( 1907-1991 )
          Elliott - ( 1910-1990 )
          Franklin Delano, Jr. - ( 1914-1988 )
          John Aspinwall - ( 1916-1981 )
          Son - ( died in infancy - dates unknown )

Education:
     Unknown

Facts:

  • She was the niece of President Theodore Roosevelt - ( who gave her away at her wedding )
  • She express her opinions candidly in a daily syndicated newspaper column, "My Day." while First Lady.
  • She began her service as American spokesman in the United Nations after her husband's passing.

Famous Quote:
     "No matter how plain a woman may be if truth & loyalty are stamped upon her face all will be attracted to her. "

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the home of President and First Lady Roosevelt in "Hyde Park, NY"
     "Click Here" - to read the "Fireside Chats" given by President Roosevelt.
     "Click Here" - to visit the "FDR Memorial" in Washington, D.C.
     "Click Here" - to visit the "FDR Presidental Library & Mueseum"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Roosevelt"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Anna Eleanor (Roosevelt) Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
( Official Portrait )



Elizabeth Virginia (Wallace) Truman
" 36th First Lady of the United States "
( April 12, 1945 to January 20, 1953 )


Date & place of birth:
Bess Truman

     February 13, 1885 - Independence, Missouri

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     October 18, 1982 - Independence, Missouri - Congestive heart failure - Age - 97

Place of burial:
     Harry S. Truman Library - Independence, Missouri

Parents:
     Margaret ("Madge") Gates and David Wallace

Married:
     
Harry S. Truman - on June 28, 1919
     Children:
          Mary Margaret - ( February 17, 1924 - January 29, 2008 ) - Married E. Clifton Daniel

Education:
     High School

Facts:

  • Unknown

Famous Quote:
     "Unknown"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Home of President Truman" in Independence, Missouri
     "Click Here" - to visit the "Harry S. Truman Presidental Library & Mueseum"
     "Click Here" - to visit the "Harry S. Truman National Historic Site"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Truman"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Bess Truman"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Harry S. Truman
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Bess (Wallace) Truman

Harry S. Truman
( Official Portrait )


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