FLOTUS – Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt

FLOTUS – Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt

A.K.A.: Edith Roosevelt

D.O.B.: August 6, 1861

P.O.B.: Norwich, Connecticut

Relationship to POTUS: second wife of Theodore Roosevelt

5 facts:

• Was childhood friends with Corrine Roosevelt, sister of Theodore

• Raised Alice, daughter of Theodore’s first wife, Alice

• Had five children of her own

• Was called “Edie” as a child

• Did not like Eleanor Roosevelt and later campaigned for Herbert Hoover for a while to underscore Franklin was not her son

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