Henrietta Boggs

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Henrietta Boggs
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Henrietta Boggs speaking at a panel discussion in 2014
First Lady of Costa Rica
In office
1948–1949
PresidentJose Figueres Ferrer
Preceded byEtelvina Ramírez Montiel
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
Born (1918-05-06) May 6, 1918 (age 101)
Spartanburg, South Carolina, U.S.
Spouse(s)Jose Figueres Ferrer (m. 1941–1954)
Hugh MacGuire
ChildrenJosé Martí Figueres, Muni Figueres
ParentsMeta Long & Ralph Emerson Boggs

Henrietta Boggs (born May 6, 1918) is a Costa Rican-American author, journalist, and activist. She was the first wife of José Figueres Ferrer and served as First Lady of Costa Rica from 1948 to 1949 in the years after the Costa Rican Civil War.[1]

She turned 100 in May 2018.[2] She was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

References[change | change source]

  1. "A Revolutionary First Lady". Weld: Birmingham's Newspaper. 2016-08-24. Retrieved 2017-04-07.
  2. Día, Franklin Arroyo Periodista egresado de la Universidad Federada Integra el equipo de Nuestro Tema de La Teja Trabajó en el Periódico Al; Eka, corresponsal del diaro Marca para Centroamérica y editor de la revista TYT del Grupo. "Ancianos papudos son bien chineados en una residencia de lujo". La Teja, Grupo Nación.

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