Floride Bonneau Calhoun
Washington, D.C., USA
Fort Hill, SC USA
Pendleton, SC USA
Floride also intelligent, stubborn, and possessed a strong sense of morality which she balanced with an amiability that drew Calhoun to her. She was devoutly and deeply religious, a lifelong Episcopalian. She was also an accomplished pianist and passionate about music.
She excelled as the wife of a powerful Washington politician and became one of Washington's most popular hostesses. She was close with President Monroe who had appointed her husband ...
Hatfield, Mark O. Vice Presidents of the United States: John C. Calhoun (1825 - 1832). Reprinted from Vice Presidents of the United States, 1789 - 1993. Washington, D. C.: U.S. Government Printing Offices, 1997. http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/resources/pdf/john_calhoun.pdf
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