FLOTUS – Lucretia Rudolph Garfield

FLOTUS – Lucretia Rudolph Garfield

A.K.A.: Crete Garfield

D.O.B.: April 19, 1832

P.O.B.: Garrettsville, Ohio

Relationship to POTUS: Wife of James A. Garfield

5 facts:

• Had a classical education and worked as a teacher

• Was politically savvy and helped her husband’s campaign

• Had a deep knowledge of White House history

• Took a career because she wanted to know she had a back up plan if marriage didn’t work out

• Had seven children: five made it to adulthood

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