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First Lady Grace Coolidge and Rebecca the raccoon. In 1923, President Calvin Coolidge received a raccoon from the town of Peru, Mississippi. Meant to be eaten as part of the White House Thanksgiving feast, the president and his wife, Grace, took a liking to the animal and decided to keep it as a pet. Coolidge named the raccoon Rebecca and was often seen sitting in the Oval Office with his unusual pet draped around his neck.
June 2, 1886 U.S. President Grover Cleveland, 49, marries Frances Folsom, the youngest First Lady to this day at age 21, in the White House’s “Blue Room”, becoming the only president to wed in the executive mansion. President Cleveland worked as usual on his wedding day.
Anna Symmes Harrison - wife & mother of ten children by President William Harrison and was the great grandmama to President Benjamin Harrison. She never entered the White House because as she was getting ready for the trip, she heard of her husband's death. She outlived her husband by 23 years.