FLOTUS – Ida Saxton McKinley

FLOTUS – Ida Saxton McKinley

A.K.A.: Ida McKinley

D.O.B.: June 8, 1847

P.O.B.: Canton, Ohio

Relationship to POTUS: Wife of William McKinley

5 facts:

• Her father was a banker and she worked as a cashier at his bank – a rare job for a woman

• She became sickly and prone to seizures after losing her mother and two daughters

• Was an avid knitter

• William was very caring of her due to her fragility

• She died under six years from her husband’s death, in the care of her sister

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