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    May 26th, 1907 - Ida McKinley, First Lady of the U.S. died at 59. Ida Saxton McKinley (b. 1847), wife of William McKinley, was First Lady of the U.S. from 1897 to 1901. The President was interred at the Werts Receiving Vault at West Lawn Cemetery until his memorial was built. Ida visited daily until her own death. She survived the president by less than six years, dying in 1907. She was buried next to him and their two daughters in Canton's McKinley Memorial Mausoleum.

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