Cornelia Cole Fairbanks

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Cornelia Cole Fairbanks
Fairbanks in the early 1900's
Second Lady of the United States
In office
March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1909
Vice PresidentCharles W. Fairbanks
Preceded byEdith Roosevelt
Succeeded byCarrie Sherman
Personal details
Cornelia Cole

(1852-01-14)January 14, 1852
Marysville, Ohio, U.S.
DiedOctober 24, 1913(1913-10-24) (aged 61)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Resting placeCrown Hill Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
  • Adelaide
  • Robert
  • Richard
  • Frederick
  • Warren
EducationOhio Wesleyan University

Cornelia "Nellie" Cole Fairbanks (January 14, 1852 – October 24, 1913) was the second lady of the United States from 1905 to 1909 as the wife of the 26th vice president of the United States, Charles W. Fairbanks.[1]

She was born in 1852 and attended Ohio Wesleyan University.

She got married in 1874 to Charles W. Fairbanks and had five children. She died in 1913.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. King, Lucy Jane (2008-05-01). Madame President 1901-1905: Nellie Fairbanks, Path Finder to Politics for American Women. AuthorHouse. ISBN 978-1-4678-6947-8.
  2. Ross, George Edward; Novack, Barbara (1975). Know Your Vice-presidents and Their Wives: Compact Biographies and Portraits of the Men who Have Held the Second-highest Office in the United States Government, and Their Wives, from John and Abigail Adams to Nelson A. and Margarette Rockefeller. Hawkes Publishing Incorporated. ISBN 978-0-89036-052-1.