I studied every paper, sent from different Secretaries or Senators, and tried to digest and present in tabloid form the things that, despite my vigilance, had to go to the President. I, myself, never made a single decision regarding the disposition of public affairs. The only decision that was mine was what was important and what was not, and the very important decision of when to present matters to my husband.
Born - October 15, 1872 in Wytheville, Virginia
Parents - William Holcombe Bolling & Sallie White Bolling
Married - December 18, 1915 to Woodrow Wilson (first marriage to Norman Galt in 1896, widowed in 1908)
Education – Martha Washington College in Abingdon, Virginia
Occupation – jewelry store owner
Firsts - 1st First Lady to receive permanent Secret Service protection
Died - December 28, 1961 in Washington, D.C.
Edith Wilson married the president during his first term.
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