Clara Frances Root

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Clara Frances Root (Wales)

Death: Died
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Wife of Elihu Root, U.S. Secretary of War and State, Nobel Peace Prize 1912
Mother of Edith Ruth Root; Elihu Root, Jr. and Edward Wales Root

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About Clara Frances Root

Root married Clara Frances Wales (died in 1928), who was the daughter of Salem Wales, the managing editor of Scientific American, in 1878.

They had three children: Edith (married Ulysses S. Grant III), Elihu, Jr. (who became a lawyer), and Edward Wales (who became Professor of Art at Hamilton College).

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December 1, 1878
New York City, New York, NY
May 7, 1881