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Alice Hathaway Lee: The First Mrs. TR

Few people know it, but Theodore Roosevelt was married twice. He was married at twenty-two. Three years later, his wife died in childbirth. Theodore Roosevelt: Suitor Theodore Roosevelt was home-schooled or privately tutored for most of his youth, partly because … Continue reading

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Alice Roosevelt: TR’s Little Girl

The woman who would become the “other Washington Monument” had a tragic early childhood. Alice Lee Roosevelt: The Early Years Alice Lee Roosevelt (1884-1981) was born on February 13, 1884. The following day, February 14, her mother, also an Alice … Continue reading

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The Year of Four First Ladies: 1860-1861

Two First Ladies born in a year is unusual; three is rare. Four is extraordinary. Four First Ladies Are Born    Between 1860 and 1861, four little girls were born who eventually would marry men who became Unites States Presidents. One … Continue reading

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