Tag Archives: “The Duchess”

Florence Harding And The Knife in her Back

Warren Harding’s wife was difficult, but his paramours were no picnics either! Warren the Romeo Most citizens of Marion, Ohio in the late-1880s considered Warren Gamaleil Harding one of the handsomest young men in town, plus affable and easy-to-like. When … Continue reading

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Warren Harding and the Ohio Gang

The term “The Ohio Gang” is misleading. First of all, not all of them were from Ohio. Warren Harding: A Lackluster Politician Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865-1923) was a lackluster fellow.  His abilities were moderate, not stellar. His ambition for high … Continue reading

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Mrs. Harding and Mrs. McLean

For fifty years, Florence Kling Harding was a lonely woman, with few, if any, real friends. The Embattled Duchess Florence Kling (1860-1924) was the daughter of Marion, Ohio’s wealthiest and nastiest businessmen. His tyrannical ways resulted in Florence’s youthful escape … 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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