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Frances Cleveland: The FLOTUS As Celebrity

When 49-year-old sitting president Grover Cleveland took a 21-year old bride, the country was enchanted.   Frances Folsom: White House Bride New First Lady Frances Cleveland was not only young, but she was pretty.  She had a nice figure, a peaches-and-cream … Continue reading

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Chasing Grover Cleveland in 1886

History would come to regard Grover Cleveland as one of our most tight-lipped Presidents. The secrecy surrounding his nuptials would rank high on that list. President Cleveland: Affianced for a Year When Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) was inaugurated in 1885, he … Continue reading

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Grover Cleveland: White House Bridegroom

Can you believe it?  Grouchy Grover Cleveland was a newlywed!   But it is true.  At age 49, long time bachelor President Grover Cleveland was married in the White House. The Best Kept White House Secret When he was elected … Continue reading

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