Rose Cleveland

 

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Summary of Rose Cleveland - First Lady of America
Our summary and fast facts about Rose Cleveland provides an interesting and easy way to learn about the life of the First Lady, the sister of President Grover Cleveland, who assumed the role during his first term of presidency before he married Frances Folsom Cleveland. Rose was an intellectual and disliked the social duties she performed for her brother, preferring to spend her time reading and writing. She gladly resigned her position when her brother married Frances Folsom. She then pursued her own literary career and entered a gay relationship with Evangeline Simpson.

Facts about Rose Cleveland - First Lady
Rose Cleveland undertook the role of First Lady as the sister of Grover Cleveland, the 22nd and 24th President of the United States who served in office from March 4, 1885 - March 4, 1889 and March 4, 1893 - March 4, 1897.  What was the life of Rose Cleveland like? The Facts about Rose Cleveland covers important information, dates and interesting facts about her birth, her early life, her family, her personality with a biography and the accomplishments of Rose Cleveland.

Facts about Rose Cleveland: Fact Sheet of Rose Cleveland
Facts and Info: This fast fact sheet provides important information about Rose Cleveland, First Lady of the United States of America.

 
Rose Cleveland Fact Sheet - The First Lady of President Grover Cleveland
Relationship to President Grover Cleveland: Sister
Date entered White House as First Lady: March 4, 1885
Term as 22nd President: 1885-1889, term as 24th President: 1893-1897
When and where was Rose Cleveland born?  

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 She was born on June 13, 1846 in Buffalo, New York
What was the name of her father and mother?
 The name of her parents: Reverend Richard Falley Cleveland and Ann Neal Cleveland
What was her relationship to President Grover Cleveland?
 She was the President's youngest sister and acting First Lady from 1885 - 1886 during the first of her brother's term in office. When President Cleveland married Frances Folsom, Rose resigned and began a career in writing and education
When did she marry?
 She never married. She had a gay relationship with Evangeline Simpson
When and where did Rose Cleveland die?
 She died on November 22, 1918 in Bagni di Lucca, Italy aged 72
Rose Cleveland Fact Sheet - The First Lady of President Grover Cleveland

Facts about Rose Cleveland: Fast Overview of Events in the White House
Facts and Info: Rose Cleveland assumed the position of First Lady as the youngest sister of President Grover Cleveland. She witnessed the important events of his presidency that included
the presidential Succession Act and the dedication of the Statue of Liberty.

Personality and Character: Rose Cleveland Quotes
Facts and Info: An insight into the personal views, character and personality of this First Lady may be obtained from the following Rose Cleveland quotes

"Rose Cleveland was a bluestocking, more interested in pursuing scholarly endeavors than in entertaining
cabinet wives and foreign dignitaries."

On the forthcoming marriage of her brother to Frances Folsom, Rose said:

"She is more than just another pretty face."

Facts about Rose Cleveland: Her Nickname or Pet Name "Johnny Cleveland"
Facts and Info: Whilst she was at school she was given the nickname "Johnny Cleveland"
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Facts about the Causes and Accomplishments of Rose Cleveland
Facts and Info: First Ladies are not elected so have no official role. Their accomplishments are therefore based on their own particular wishes that ranged from political interests, humanitarian and charitable causes or duties relating to their family or social responsibilities. The causes and accomplishments of Rose Cleveland were demonstrated by her support of brother in conducting the social duties required of the position. 

Facts about Rose Cleveland: The Life of Rose Cleveland and the White House
Facts and Info: Rose Cleveland was born on
June 13, 1846 in Buffalo, New York. Rose was the youngest of 9 children born to Reverend Richard Falley Cleveland and Ann Neal Cleveland. Her brother, Grover Cleveland, was destined to become the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. Rose was extremely well educated, an academic, referred to as a "bluestocking" meaning a woman who possessed considerable literary or intellectual abilities and interests. Grover Cleveland was a bachelor when he assumed the Presidency and asked his young, unmarried sister to assume the role of First Lady. Rose agreed to her brother's request although she had little interest in organizing and hosting social events which she found a chore rather than a pleasure. Rose did her duty for her brother and found time to publish books she wrote during her time as hostess at the White House. Rose Cleveland was First Lady from 1885 - 1886 during the first of her brother's term in office. When President Cleveland married 21 year old Frances Folsom, Rose thankfully resigned her position as First Lady.

Facts about Rose Cleveland: The Life of Rose Cleveland - Her Gay Relationship with Evangeline Simpson
Facts and Info:
Free from her tiresome duties as First Lady Rose Cleveland was free to follow her own interests and began a career in writing and education. She nursed and cared for her elderly mother and taught at Sunday School. Rose never married and at the age of 44 entered a gay relationship with Evangeline Simpson, demonstrated by erotic correspondence they sent to each other. Her relationship with Evangeline Simpson came to a temporary halt when Evangeline married Henry Benjamin Whipple, an Episcopal bishop from Minnesota. Rose and Evangeline resumed their relationship in 1910 when Henry Whipple died. They eventually moved to Bagni di Lucca, Italy where they shared their home with the English artist Nelly Erichsen. Rose died at their home in Italy on November 22, 1918 during the 1918 flu pandemic. Rose was buried in the English Cemetery Bagni di Lucca. Evangeline Simpson died 12 years later and was buried next to Rose.

 

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The Facts about Rose Cleveland provides a fast overview of the key facts and events in the biography about her life and accomplishments as the First Lady of Grover Cleveland. The following video enables you to sit back and listen to the history of the personal and political life of Grover Cleveland, the brother she supported. A useful biography and educational resource for kids, children and schools learning about the life and family of the Clevelands.

 

 

 

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