Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Cornelia Nellie Cole Fairbanks President General Daughters of the American Revolution

From DAR Lineage Book Volume 35 1901

Cornelia "Nellie" Cole Fairbanks (January 1852 – October 24, 1913) daughter of Ohio State Senator Philander Blakely Cole and Dorothy Witter Cole. Cornelia was the wife of Charles W. Fairbanks, who served as the 26th Vice President of the United States from 1905 to 1909. During her husband's tenure she held the unofficial position of the Second Lady of the United States. She was at the forefront of the women's suffrage movement and considered a pathfinder to politics for American women in the 20th and 21st centuries.
From DAR

                                                                    1906 Residence

                     1907 Cornelia Fairbanks & Theodore Roosevelt

                          Jacobus James Kohl Research Notes Revolution

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