Born New York City as Eleanor Roosevelt. Went to finishing school in England. In 1905 at her wedding to her distant cousin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, she was given away by her uncle, President Theodore Roosevelt. In 1933, when FDR was elected President, she became First Lady. After his death in 1945 she continued her international political role and is particularly associated with the UN and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Person | Female Born 11/10/1884 Died 7/11/1962
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Henry Labouchere, Baron Taunton
Politician. Born St Marylebone. One of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition, 1851. Died at home, 27 Belgrave Square.
John D. Hawkins
Overseer of St Marys Rotherhithe in 1886.
Claude Joseph Gabriel Viscount le Vaulx
Marshal of France.
Metropolitan Borough of Stepney
Created in 1900, it became part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in 1965.
Sir Albert Joseph Altman
Chairman of the Bridge House Estates Committee, 1894. His portrait comes from an 1894 card celebrating his silver wedding anniversary. It also has a portrait of his wife and of Tower Bridge.