DEMOCRATS: Relict's Recompense

While he lived, the nation hardly knew that Louis McHenry Howe had a wife. Quartered like a bachelor in Abraham Lincoln's White House room, Franklin Roosevelt's gnarled and gnomish No. 1 Secretary was a member of the private as well as the official Presidential family, spent more time in Washington than he did at home in Fall River, Mass.

Last week it was revealed that, while her famed husband devoted himself to Franklin Roosevelt's affairs, plump, grey-eyed Grace Hartley Howe has done more than sit at home rearing his son and daughter. She is...

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