Margaret Woodrow Wilson

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Margaret Wilson
Margaret Woodrow Wilson 1912.jpg
First Lady of the United States
Acting
In role
August 6, 1914 – December 18, 1915
PresidentWoodrow Wilson
Preceded byEllen Wilson
Succeeded byEdith Wilson
Personal details
BornMargaret Woodrow Wilson
(1886-04-16)April 16, 1886
Gainesville, Georgia, U.S.
DiedFebruary 12, 1944(1944-02-12) (aged 57)
Pondicherry, India

Margaret Woodrow Wilson (April 16, 1886 – February 12, 1944) was the eldest daughter of US President Woodrow Wilson and Ellen Louise Axson.

Her two sisters were Jessie and Eleanor. After her mother's death in 1914, Margaret served her father as the White House social hostess, the title later known as First Lady. Her father remarried in 1915.

Wilson died in India from uremia (blood poisoning), aged 57.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Woodrow Wilson Daughter Dead". The Milwaukee Sentinel. February 14, 1944. p. 1. Retrieved 29 January 2014.