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16 Facts About Rose Cleveland
Rose Elizabeth Cleveland was born in Fayetteville, New York, on June 13,1846.
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Rose Cleveland died the following month, with Rose being seven years old at the time of her father's death.
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Rose Cleveland left school and went to New York City to work as a teacher at the State School for the Blind.
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Rose Cleveland was educated at Houghton Seminary in Clinton, New York, where she later became a teacher to support herself and help support her widowed mother.
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At Muncy Seminary Rose Cleveland was known for her strong personality and independence.
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Rose Cleveland then prepared a course of historical lectures; one lecture, in particular, focused on altruistic faith, which she delivered before the students of Houghton Seminary and at other schools.
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Rose Cleveland stood by her brother during his inauguration and was his hostess during his bachelor years in the White House.
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The newspaper reported that Miss Rose Cleveland wore a dress of black satin, with entire overdress of Spanish lace.
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Rose Cleveland did not completely fit into Washington high society.
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When President Cleveland married Frances Folsom, Rose left the White House and began a career in education.
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Rose Cleveland became the principal of the Collegiate Institute of Lafayette, Indiana, a writer and lecturer, and the editor of the Chicago-based magazine Literary Life.
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Rose Cleveland died at home on November 22,1918, at 7:32 in the evening during the 1918 flu pandemic.
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Rose Cleveland was buried there in the English Cemetery, and Evangeline was buried next to Rose in the same cemetery 12 years later.
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