Edith Kermit Roosevelt (née Carow; August 6, 1861 – September 30, 1948) was the second wife of President Theodore Roosevelt and the First Lady of the United States from 1901 to 1909. She also was the Second Lady of the United States in 1901. Roosevelt was the first First Lady to employ a full-time, salaried social secretary. Her tenure resulted in the creation of an official staff and her formal dinners and ceremonial processions served to elevate the position of First Lady.
|First Lady of the United States|
September 14, 1901 – March 4, 1909
|Preceded by||Ida McKinley|
|Succeeded by||Helen Taft|
|Second Lady of the United States|
March 4, 1901 – September 14, 1901
|Vice President||Theodore Roosevelt|
|Preceded by||Jennie Hobart (1899)|
|Succeeded by||Cornelia Fairbanks (1905)|
|First Lady of New York|
January 1, 1899 – December 31, 1900
|Preceded by||Lois Black|
|Succeeded by||Linda Odell|
Edith Kermit Carow
August 6, 1861
Norwich, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||September 30, 1948 87) (aged|
Oyster Bay, New York, U.S.
|Resting place||Youngs Memorial Cemetery|
(m. 1886; died 1919)