Pauline Pierce (Robinson) (1896 - 1949)

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Birthplace: Ohio, USA
Death: Died in Rye, New York
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About Pauline Pierce (Robinson)

Pauline Robinson Pierce (28 April 1896 in Dayton, OH – 23 September 1949 in Rye, NY) was the daughter of James E. Robinson and married Marvin Pierce, who later became president of McCall Corporation, the publisher of the popular women's magazines Redbook and McCall's. She is the mother of former First Lady Barbara Bush and the maternal grandmother of President George W. Bush. Pauline was an avid gardener and served as the Garden Club of America conservation chairman.

W magazine once described her as "beautiful, fabulous, critical, and meddling" and "a former beauty from Ohio with extravagant tastes".

According to the August 07, 2000 issue of Time Magazine Pauline was killed in an automobile accident when her husband, who was driving the car, lost control as he reached over to stop a cup of hot coffee from sliding across the seat onto his wife. The car crashed into a stone wall, killing Pauline instantly.

Pauline and Marvin's third child, Barbara, was born on June 8, 1925. Barbara went on to marry George H. W. Bush, who later became the 41st President of the United States.

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magazine once described Pauline Robinson as "beautiful, fabulous, critical, and meddling" and "a former beauty from Ohio with extravagant tastes". On 23 September 1949, Pauline was killed in an automobile accident in Harrison County, New York, when Marvin, who was driving the car, lost control as he reached over to stop a cup of hot coffee from sliding across the seat onto his wife. The car crashed into a stone wall, killing Pauline instantly

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvin_Pierce.

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Pauline Robinson's Timeline

1896
April 28, 1896
Ohio, USA
1900
1900
Age 3
Marysville, Union, Ohio, United States
1910
1910
Age 13
Marysville, Union, Ohio, United States
1918
August, 1918
Age 22
1920
1920
Age 23
Bronx, New York, United States
1922
January 28, 1922
Age 25
New York, New York, USA
1925
June 8, 1925
Age 29
Rye, Westchester, New York, USA
1930
1930
Age 33
Rye, Westchester, New York, USA