Jeanette "Jennie" Jerome (1854-1921) was one of three pretty daughters of financier Leonard Jerome and his wife Clara. She married Lord Randolph Churchill, second son of the Duke of Marlborough. She had two children, Winston Churchill, the future prime minister, and John. She had many affairs during her marriage, including with King Edward VII. After her husband died, she married a man as young as her sons, which was very shocking for the time. She subsequently married an even younger man.
Eleanor Roosevelt - The young girl whose mother told her she wasn’t pretty so she would never land a husband. She went on to become a driving influence for good in the mid 1900s. Where would FDR have been without her?