FLOTUS – Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison

FLOTUS – Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison

A.K.A.: Anna Harrison

D.O.B.: July 25, 1775

P.O.B.: Morristown, New Jersey, British America

Relationship to POTUS: Wife of William Henry Harrison

5 facts:

• Her father was Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

• Anna and Henry eloped, against her father’s wishes.

• She never arrived in Washington D.C. as First Lady. She was ill and away when he was inaugurated and she was packing to move there when he died a month in.

• She helped raise her grandson Benjamin, who also became president.

• She lived to be 88.

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