Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 89, widow of Benjamin Harrison, 23rd U.S. President; in Manhattan. A niece of Harrison's first wife, she helped out as White House hostess during her aunt's last illness, married Harrison in 1896, 3½ years after her aunt's death, three years after Harrison left the White House. External links [ edit]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Dimmick_Harrison
Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 89, widow of Benjamin Harrison, 23rd U.S. President; in Manhattan. A niece of Harrison's first wife, she helped out as White House hostess during her aunt's last illness, married Harrison in 1896, 3½ years after her aunt's death, three years after Harrison left the White House. External links [ edit]
Dimmick died suddenly on January 14, 1882. Mary was a niece of Caroline Scott Harrison and spent time visiting the family and aided her aunt in Washington, DC. After her aunt’s death in 1892, Mary and Benjamin Harrison corresponded frequently and became very close. Mary and Benjamin married on April 6, 1896.
(Benjamin and Caroline's daughter was also named Mary Scott Harrison and was also born in 1858.) In 1897, Mary gave birth to a daughter, Elizabeth. Mary was widowed again at the age of 43. During World War I, she served as chair of the New York City division of the War Camp Community Service and was active in Republican Party affairs.
Mary Dimmick Harrison (April 30, 1858 – January 5, 1948) was the second wife of the 23rd United States president Benjamin Harrison. She was 25 years younger than Harrison, and was the niece of his first wife. Biography
Mary Lord Dimmick Harrison died in New York City from conditions related to asthma. 2nd Wife of 23rd United States President Benjamin Harrison. Mary Scott Lord was the daughter of Russell Farnham Lord and Elizabeth Mayhew Scott Lord. Her first husband, attorney Walter Erskine Dimmick, (July 4, 1856-January 14, 1882) was the son of the ...
In 1896, Harrison married Mary Scott Lord Dimmick, a niece of his late wife. His two adult children disapproved of their father's marriage to a relative 25 years his junior. The couple had one ...
Mary Lord Dimmick Harrison, Benjamin Harrison’s second wife, believed in the empowerment of women educated in business. She actively supported art and theatre, and ensured the preservation of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site for the benefit of future generations! Belva Lockwood
After he left office, Harrison returned to Indianapolis, and married the widowed Mrs. Mary Dimmick in 1896. A dignified elder statesman, he died in 1901. Learn more about Benjamin Harrison’s ...
Born in Indiana in 1897, she graduated from New York University School of Law in 1919 and was admitted to the bar in Indiana and New York . On April 6, 1921, Elizabeth Harrison married James Blaine Walker (January 20, 1889 – January 15, 1978), a grandnephew of Secretary of State James G. Blaine, a member of her father's cabinet.
Walter Erskine Dimmick. Pennsylvania. 14 Jan 1882. Marriage - 6 Apr 1896 - Ages: 43 - 38 years. Benjamin Harrison. 13 Mar 1901. St. Thomas Protestant Episcopal Church in New York City. Death - 5 Jan 1948 - Age: 90 years. Indianapolis.