Clara Frances Root

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Clara Frances Root (Wales)

Birthdate: (74)
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Wife of Elihu Root, U.S. Secretary of War and State
Mother of Edith Ruth Grant; 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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Clara Frances Root's Timeline

October 24, 1853
December 1, 1878
Age 25
New York City, New York, NY
May 7, 1881
Age 27
July 23, 1884
Age 30
June 8, 1928
Age 74