Edith Wilson

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Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, the second wife of US President Woodrow Wilson, was First Lady of the United States from 1915 to 1921. - AsNotedIn

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1872/10/15 Edith Bolling is born at 145 East Main St, Wytheville, VA. Born Wytheville Historic District Wytheville
1887/09/00 At age 15, Edith Bolling enrolls at Martha Washington College in Abingdon, Virginia, to study music, with a second year at a smaller school in Richmond. Education Martha Washington Inn Abingdon, VA
1896/00/00 Edmonia Bolling marries Norman Galt and they move into a modest brick house in the Dupont Circle neighborhood at 1404 21st St. Home Dupont Circle Historic District Washington, DC
1900/00/00 Norman and Edith Galt move into a larger house at 1308 21st St in the Dupont Circle neighborhood (razed). Home
1905/08/30 Miss Edith Wilson sails on White Star Line's RMS Majestic, departing from Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh), Commanded by Captain B F Hayes, Lt RNR. Life Albion House, Liverpool Liverpool
1915/03/00 Edith Galt muddies her shoes on a walk through Rock Creek Park with Helen Woodrow Bones. Afterwards, Helen takes Edith to tea at the White House. Helen Bones is President Wilson's first cousin. Life Rock Creek Park Historic District Washington, DC Marriage of Edith Bolling Galt and Woodrow Wilson
1915/03/00 Edith Bolling Galt meets President Woodrow Wilson during tea at the White House. Guest The White House Washington, DC Marriage of Edith Bolling Galt and Woodrow Wilson
1915/05/04 Woodrow Wilson's Pierce Arrow brings Mrs Galt to dine at the White House. After diner, they sit on the South Portico unchaperoned. Woodrow tells Edith he loves her and ask her to marry him. She turns him down. Life The White House Washington, DC Marriage of Edith Bolling Galt and Woodrow Wilson
1915/05/05 Resting on a rock in Rock Creek, Bones tells Edith that Cousin Wilson looks really ill. Bones burst into tears, "Just as I thought some happiness was coming into his life! And now you are breaking his heart." Life Rock Creek Park Historic District Washington, DC Marriage of Edith Bolling Galt and Woodrow Wilson
1915/05/05 Beginning to feel like an "ogre," Galt responses, I can not "consent to something I did not feel." I'm "playing with fire where he was concerned, for his whole nature was intense and did not willingly wait, but that I must have time to know my own heart". Life Rock Creek Park Historic District Washington, DC Marriage of Edith Bolling Galt and Woodrow Wilson
1915/12/18 Edith Bolling Galt marries President Woodrow Wilson at her home, 1328 Connecticut Ave near Dupont Circle, in Washington, DC (razed). Bride Marriage of Edith Bolling Galt and Woodrow Wilson
1918/12/13 On his way to the Paris Peace Conference, President Woodrow Wilson arrives in Brest, France. He sailed on the ocean liner George Washington escorted by ten battleships and twenty-eight destroyers. Confidant USS ARIZONA Wreck World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument - Hawaii Treaty of Versailles
1918/12/28 Woodrow Wilson celebrates his 62 birthday in London, England. Mr and Mrs Wilson stay at Buckingham Palace where King George V gives Woodrow a present. Visitor Buckingham Palace London
1918/12/29 US President Woodrow Wilson and First Lady Edith stay the night at The Crown and Miter Hotel. Visitor Crown And Mitre Hotel Carlisle
1918/12/29 US President Wilson visits his grandfather's parish. Rev Thomas Woodrow was minister of this church (on another site, small chapel on Annetwell St, demolished 1875-77) from 1820-1835. Visitor Congregational Church Carlisle
1919/10/02 Edith Wilson finds the president unconscious on the bathroom floor of their private White House quarters with a cut on his head. Woodrow Wilson had suffered a near-fatal stroke leaving him unable to speak or move. First Lady The White House Washington, DC Treaty of Versailles
1921/03/04 President and Mrs Wilson move from the White House to their S Street home on the last day of his presidency, 4 March 1921. Home Woodrow Wilson House Washington, DC
1961/00/00 Edmonia Bolling Galt Wilson passes away at her home on S St in Washington, DC. Died Woodrow Wilson House Washington, DC
1961/01/20 John F Kennedy is inaugurated President of the United States on Friday, January 20, 1961 at the eastern portico of the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. Guest Eastern Portico, US Capitol United States Capitol JFK Presidential Election
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