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1886: President Cleveland married Frances Folsom

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President Cleveland married Frances Folsom on this day in 1886.    

President Cleveland was a bachelor when he was elected in 1884.    Frances was 27 years younger than Mr Cleveland.   

She was a very popular First Lady because of her youth and charm.

The Clevelands had 5 children, including Baby Ruth,  the first baby born to a president in the White House.

Mr Cleveland was the Democrat nominee in 1884, 1888 and 1892.     He lost in 1888 and won the other two times.

Written by scantojr

June 2, 2016 at 1:12 pm

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