Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Fact of the Day: Presidential Widow

When President William McKinley was murdered by the politically-enraged Leon Czolgosz, his wife Ida McKinley went into a deep depression. She was so upset by the loss of her husband, that she couldn't bear to go to his funeral.  

16 comments:

Joy said...

That was true love. ..

Bob Bushell said...

Lovely lady.

whiteangel said...

Oh dear. So many women don't go to funerals, even some men because they can't handle the sadness.

Emmylou said...

So sad:(

DEZMOND said...

wasn't a pretty lady judging from the picture

Анна-Алина Гевелюк said...

((

It's men in dress or it's him wife on the photo?

Dana said...

So sad...

Debra She Who Seeks said...

The Jackie Kennedy of her day.

Pat Hatt said...

Is that her? Kinda scary

Christine said...

very sad.

Stephen Hayes said...

Yes, very sad, but this is how we got one of our best presidents when Teddy Roosevelt replaced McKinley.

Mª Pilar Domínguez said...

Oh...what a sad fact today. Poor woman. Kisses:)

Holy Ghost Writer said...

A sad one

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

That's certainly understandable! Very tragic.

Linda said...

Very sad but totally understandable.

Theresa said...

Poor thing. I'd probably be the same way though :(