Harrison, Caroline Lavinia Scott, 1927, Biographical Sketch
DAUGHTER OF a University President, Mrs. Harrison and her husband were childhood sweethearts, and in his twentieth year the future President was married to the girl to whom he had become engaged at eighteen. The two went to housekeeping in a little three room cottage in Indianapolis, and the first money that Harrison made after his marriage was as a court crier at two dollars and a half a day. Later he was admitted to the bar. Mrs, Harrison was an accomplished musician and painter, and a Presbyterian Sunday School teacher. She was also the first President-General of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The "first lady" of the land passed out ten days before her regime at the White House ended, and in 1896, the former President married Mary Scott (Lord) Dimmick. niece of the first Mrs. Harrison, who had spent two years at the White House during her aunt's life.
1. Brief Biographies of our Presidents and the First Ladies of the Land, 1927, American Weekly, Inc., page 24.
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