Esther Bosanquet (Cleveland) (1893 - 1980)

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Birthplace: The White House, Washington DC, USA
Death: Died
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Esther Cleveland Born September 9, 1893 Washington, D.C., United States Died June 25, 1980 (aged 86) New Hampshire, United States Spouse Captain William Sidney Bence Bosanquet (1918-1966, his death) Children Philippa Foot, Marion Bosanquet Parents Grover Cleveland Frances Cleveland Relatives Ruth Cleveland (sister) Rose Cleveland (auntie) Frederick Albert Bosanquet (father-in-law)

Esther Cleveland (September 9, 1893 – June 25, 1980) was the daughter of the President of the United States Grover Cleveland.

Esther Cleveland is the first — and as of 2012 the only — presidential child born in the White House. She contracted measles when it spread through the White House, leading to a quarantine.[1] Five years later, she contracted diphtheria.[2]

She made her debut in 1912[3] and was rumored to be engaged to Randolph D. West shortly after (which was denied by her relatives).[4] In 1918 she married Captain William Sidney Bence Bosanquet of the Coldstream Guards of the British Army.[5] He was the son of Sir Frederick Albert Bosanquet, the Common Serjeant of London. Her husband (born 1893) died on 5 March 1966.[5] Her daughter was the British philosopher Philippa Foot.

Cleveland died in New Hampshire at age 86.

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Esther Bosanquet's Timeline

September 9, 1893
The White House, Washington DC, USA
Age 6
Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey
Age 16
March 14, 1918
Age 24
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
March 15, 1918
Age 24
Westminister Cathedral, Westminister, London, England
Age 25
Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
October 3, 1920
Age 27
Owston Ferry, North Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
October 3, 1920
Age 27
June 25, 1980
Age 86