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Caroline Harrison
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First Lady
    (October 1, 1832-October 25, 1892)
    Resided in Indianapolis, Indiana
    Birth name is Caroline Lavinia Scott
    Wife of President Benjamin Harrison (October 20, 1853)
    Published a cookbook 'Statesmen's Dishes and How to Cook Them' (1890)
    First President General of the Daughters of the American Revolution
    Christened the battleship U.S.S. Philadelphia (1892)
    She suffered with depression.
    She accused her husband President Benjamin Harrison of having romantic feelings for his niece.
    She accepted a bribe from Postmaster General John Wannamaker of a Cape May (NJ) cottage. When the public became furious about it President Benjamin Harrison paid Wannamaker $10,000 for the cottage.
    She is the second First Lady to die in the White House.
    She was afraid to switch on and off the electric lights and had a servant do it.
    Firstlady.org said: 'She may well have been our most underrated First Lady.'
    Her father was a college professor who made sure she got a good education.
    Her father was accused of housing runaway slaves.
    She went to dances despite her church's ban on dancing.
    She was into watercolor painting.
    She introduced electric lights in the White House (1890).
    She catalogued the White House china collection.
    Despite being a college graduate she excelled at household duties.
    Almost every evening she would make dough and roll it in the morning.
    She was famed for making sausage rolls.
    She cleaned up the White House, adding kitchen appliances and new wallpaper.
    She had chronic respiratory problems which turned into TB.
    She had a good sense of humor.
    She was sensitive but didn't hold grudges.
    She did charity work for the Indianapolis Orphanage.
    She jested 'It’s either to the White House with us or the poor house.'
    She hosted a reception for Johns Hopkins Hospital under the condition they would accept females.
    She began the tradition of a Christmas tree at the White House (1889).
    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 8 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 88.89% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 17 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 21 Votes: 28.57% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 30 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 72 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 39 Votes: 58.97% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 110 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 120 Votes: 45.00% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 40 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
 
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