Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison
|First Lady of the United States|
March 4, 1889 – October 25, 1892
|Preceded by||Frances Cleveland|
|Succeeded by||Mary McKee (acting)|
|President General, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution|
|Preceded by||Office Established|
|Succeeded by||Mary Virginia Ellet Cabell (Vice President Presiding)|
|Born||October 1, 1832|
Oxford, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||October 25, 1892 (aged 60)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Benjamin Harrison (m. 1853)
|Occupation||First Lady of the United States|
Her birthplace was Oxford, Ohio. Her parents were Mary Potts Neal and Dr. John W. Scott. She met the young Ben when he was a student at Miami University. They married on October 20, 1853. They had three children. Their first child was Russell Benjamin (1854-1936). Their second child was Mary Scott (1856-1930). Their third child was a daughter, born in 1861. In the same year, their third child died.
When her husband became the President of the United States in 1889, they both moved to the White House. Caroline gave stylish parties. She became sick with tuberculosis. She could not participate in social functions after that. She died of tuberculosis on October 25, 1892.