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Florence Harding: "Well, Warren Harding, I have got you the presidency. What are you going to do with it?" *sidenote- 1920 - Warren Harding wins the first election in which women are allowed to vote.

Warren G. Harding and Florence Harding had no children of their own. Ms. Harding had a son named Marshall DeWolfe from a previous marriage.

Warren Harding in line with his wife, Florence, standing in line to vote, 1920. Florence Harding was the first First Lady to vote.

On June 11, 1920, the term "smoke-filled room" (a secret political gathering) is coined to describe how Warren G. Harding was nominated for the 1920 Presidential Election. After many indecisive votes, Harding, an unlikely and little-known candidate, was chosen by Republican senators and party power-brokers in a private meeting at the Blackstone Hotel in Chicago.

Rare 1 3/4" Warren Harding button, 1920

[Photograph of a portrait of Pearl Harding and her older brother Everett Harding together in a room holding a photograph of President Warren G. Harding 1921

Warren G. Harding - Republican 1920

Warren Harding music, 1920

The administration of Warren G. Harding, the 29th US president, was one of the most corrupt ever. It included the infamous Teapot Dome bribery scandal. Harding was a newspaper publisher whom one admirer promoted for the nomination because 'he looked like a president.' Harding died of a heart attack in office in 1923. Rumors at the time claimed he had either killed himself or was poisoned by his wife.