Lucy Hayes The 26th (offical 20th) First Lady of USA

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26th (offical 20th)   ( Mar 04, 1877 - Mar 04, 1881 )
Wife of the 19thPresident Rutherford B. Hayes
Terms: 1
Age at start:  45 years 6 months 8 days
Age:  57 years 9 months 29 days
Height: 5'4", 163 cm
Born:  Aug 28, 1831
Birth place: Chillicothe, Ohio
Died on:  June 25, 1889
Ohio Wesleyan University (BA)
1st First Lady to graduate from college. 1st First Lady to the host a White House Easter Egg Roll.

(Mar 04, 1877 - Mar 04, 1881)
Lucy Ware Hayes (August 28, 1831 - June 25, 1889) was the wife of President Rutherford B. Hayes and served as First Lady of the United States. Hayes was the first First Lady to have a college degree.[1] She was also a more egalitarian hostess than previous First Ladies.[2] An advocate for African Americans both before and after the Civil War, Lucy invited the first African-American professional musician to appear at the White House.[3] She was a Past Grand of Lincoln Rebekah Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, together with her husband. ... read more on
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