Presidents: Warren G. Harding

posted in: Presidents | 0

Warren G. Harding was the first president to die of natural causes since William Henry Harrison. At the time of Harding’s death he was one of the most popular presidents, but his administration was about to be rocked by scandal. … Continued

What was the primary religion of the Germans?

    Question: My ancestors came from Germany, but I don’t know the biggest religion of the Germans at that time. A quick search showed that most German’s were Lutherans and about 1/3 were Catholic. You also have the German … Continued

First Ladies: Edith Bolling Galt Wilson

posted in: First Ladies, First Lady | 0

Edith Bolling Galt Wilson was the second wife of President Woodrow Wilson. She married him in during the middle of his first term after the death of his wife, Ellen Axsom Wilson. Edith Bolling was born on October 15, 1872 … Continued

Presidents: Woodrow Wilson

posted in: Presidents | 0

Thomas Woodrow Wilson was President during World War I. He had also served as Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University. He was also the only president to have earned a PhD. Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born on … Continued

Presidents: William Howard Taft

posted in: Presidents | 0

In January 1904, he became Secretary of War under President Theodore Roosevelt. President Roosevelt felt that Taft was his logical successor when he decided not to run for re-election in 1908. Taft became the Republication Convention nominee and won the … Continued