First First Lady to Support Women's Rights
Caroline Harrison, the wife of President Benjamin Harrison, was First Lady from 1889 until her death. She is remembered for her efforts to refurbish the aging White House. Her public support of women's rights and higher education for women focused greater attention on those issue and promoted greater acceptance of a First Lady's political ideals.
Caroline Scott was born on October 1, 1832 in Oxford, Ohio, the second daughter of …Read More...