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Edith Roosevelt

US First Lady Edith Roosevelt

Profession: US First Lady

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: The second wife of President Theodore Roosevelt who served as First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1901 to 1909.

Under Edith's direction the White House was modernized and living quarters first separated from offices. The new West Wing was unveiled in 1903.

Born: August 6, 1861
Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Star Sign: Leo

Died: September 30, 1948 (aged 87)

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