Florence Harding Biography

U.S. First Lady (1860–1924)
American first lady Florence Harding was the wife of Warren G. Harding. She helped with his press relations during his candidacy and presidency.


Florence Harding was born on August 15, 1860, in Marion, Ohio. She married Warren G. Harding in 1891 and helped him run the Marion Star, the local newspaper. They moved to Washington, D.C., in 1914 when Warren G. Harding was elected to the Senate. He was elected president in 1921 and Florence managed press relations. She died in 1924, one year after her husband’s death.

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