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Mary Scott McKee (Harrison)

First Lady of the United States

Mary Scott Harrison McKee was a daughter of President Benjamin Harrison and his wife Caroline Scott Harrison. After her mother's death McKee served as her father's First Lady for the remainder of his term.

Background

Mary Scott Harrison was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. By the time her father was elected as a president, she was already married and with children.

Education

Mary educated in public schools.

Career

Following her mother's death in October 1892, Mary McKee served as her father's First Lady. She and her family lived at the White House during her father's term. She assisted by serving as a hostess.