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Kim Gilmore is Historian and Director of Corporate Outreach at A+E Networks. Her favorite people featured on the BIO website are Frederick Douglass, Pocahontas and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
March 20, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
The first lady of the United States plays a vital role in setting the tone for the national office. Though it is not an official job, first ladies throughout U...also in this article
Diplomat, U.S. First Lady / 1884 - 1962
The wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the role of the first lady through her active participation in American politics.
Women's Rights Activist, U.S. First Lady, Government Official / 1947 -
When Hillary Clinton was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2001, she became the only American first lady to hold national office. She became the 67th U.S. secretary of state in 2009, serving until 2013.