Ellen Axson Wilson

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Birthday
15, 1860
Birthplace
Savannah, GA
Death Date
Aug 6, 1914 (54)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1860
Birthplace
Savannah, GA
Death Date
Aug 6, 1914 (54)

About

Wife of Woodrow Wilson who was the First Lady of the United States from 1913 until her death the following year. She donated much of her time to charity and helping to improve housing in the capital's slums.

Before Fame

She attended New York University and was an artist.

Trivia

She died of Bright's disease while her husband was still in office as president.

Family Life

She first met future husband and President of the U.S. Woodrow Wilson when she was an infant.

Associated With

She was the first lady after Helen Taft served as first lady.