|Title||Mary Scott Harrison McKee|
|Collection||First Lady Dolls|
Mary Scott Harrison (1858-1930)
Daughter of Benjamin Harrison - served as White House Hostess from 1892-1893.
Born April 3, 1858, Mary Scott McKee was the only daughter of President Benjamin Harrison and his wife Caroline Scott Harrison.
In November 1884, Mary Harrison married James Robert McKee.
Married and with children by the time her father was elected as president, Mary and her family lived at the White House during her father's term. She assisted by serving as a hostess.
Mary McKee is the most recent First Lady of the United States who was not married to the sitting president.
Mary's dress is the one she had worn at her father's inaugural ball in 1889. Like her mother's, it was entirely of American design and manufacture, including the material.
Mary died at the age of 72. She was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana, as her parents were.
|Event||Bicentennial First Lady Doll Exhibit - Community Project|
|Creator||Park, Phyllis Juhlin|
|Costume||Costume by Gladys Price Phillips|
|Given||Given by Woody B and Vonnetta S. Searle|
|Source||Uintah County Library|