First Ladies: Edith Bolling Galt Wilson

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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

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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

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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

Wives of Presidents: Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt

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Alice Hathaway Lee was born on July 29, 1861 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of George Cabot and Caroline Watts Haskell Lee. She is described as “Considered tall for the era at 5’6”, she had “blue-gray eyes … Continued

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