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Daniel’s Notable Relatives

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First Ladies of the United States of

Name

Frances C. (Folsom) Cleveland
(1864 - 1947)

Grace A. (Goodhue) Coolidge

Mamie G. (Dowd) Eisenhower
(1896 - 1979)

Florence “Flossie” M. (Kling) DeWolfe-Harding
(1860 - 1924)

Anna Tuthill
(Symmes) Harrison
(1875 - 1864)

Caroline “Carrie” Lavinia
(Scott) Harrison
(1832 - 1892)

Claudia Alta (Taylor) Johnson
(1912 - 2007)

Jacqueline Lee (Bouvier)
Kennedy-Onassis
(1924 - 1994)

Jane Means (Appleton) Pierce
(1806 - 1863)

Ida (Saxton) McKinley
(1847 - 1907)

Margaret “Peggy” Mackall (Smith) Taylor
(1788 - 1852)

Elizabeth V. (Wallace) Truman
(1885 - 1982)

Office(s) Held

Wife of President Grover Cleveland.
First Lady from 1866 - 1889.

Twenty-seven years his junior, she married President Cleveland in the White House. They were the only couple to do so.

Wife of President Calvin Coolidge.
First Lady from 1923 - 1929.

She was a popular hostess. Her social highlight was the party for Charles Lindbergh following his transatlantic flight in 1927.

Wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
First Lady from 1953 - 1961.

Her popularity came from her beautiful clothes, her pride in her home and her husband, and her million dollar fudge recipe.

Wife of President Warren G. Harding
First Lady from 1921 - 1923.

In Washington, she became deeply interested in astrology. As First Lady, Mrs. Harding hosted elegant garden parties and mixed readily with guests.

Wife of President William Henry Harrison.
First Lady from 4 March 1841 4 April 1841.

Grandmother of President Benjamin Harrison, was nominally First Lady of the United States during her husband's one-month term in 1841.

Wife of President Benjamin Harrison.
First Lady from 1889 - until her death (1892).

She made many renovations to the White House, purging it of its growing rodent and insect population, installed new plumbing, and had electricity installed in 1891.

Wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Commonly known as “Lady Bird Johnson”.
First Lady from 1963 - 1969.

She was influential in promoting the Highway Beautification Act and was an advocate for the Head Start program.

Wife of President John F. Kennedy
First Lady from 1961 - 1963.

In 1968 she married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onasis. Her name has become a symbol of fashion,grace, and glamour.

Wife of President Franklin Pierce.
First Lady from 1853 - 1957.

The social obligations of First Lady were a constant struggle for her, but she found solace in her close friends.

Wife of President William McKinley.
First Lady from 1897 - 1901.

She suffered very poor health and many seizures during her time as First Lady. She hosted her guests seated i1n a blue velvet wheel chair.

Wife of President Zachary Taylor.
First Lady from 1849 - 1850.

A semi-invalid, she remained in seclusion on the second floor of the White House, leaving the duties of official hostess to her daughter, Bettery Taylor.

Wife of President Harry S. Truman.
First Lady from 1945 - 1953.
Second Lady from Jan 1945 - Apr 1945.

“Bess Truman” struggled with the lackof privacy that surrounded the family of the president. However, her sense of duty prevailed and she supported her husband in his duties.

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