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Pres. Warren G. Harding with his wife in garden
Florence Kling Harding with her husband, President Warren Harding in the garden on October 25, 1920

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Florence Kling Harding Was Born
August 15, 1860

Florence Harding had an important role in her husband's career, which he readily acknowledged. "I owe allegiance to only one boss--and she sits right over there in that box. She's a mighty good one too," said Warren Harding in a campaign speech in 1910. Mrs. Harding, who was called "the Duchess" by her husband, worked tirelessly for his campaign for president.
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