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Cornelia Cole Fairbanks

In office
March 4, 1905 – March 4, 1909
Preceded by Edith Roosevelt
Succeeded by Carrie Babcock Sherman

Born 1852
Died 1912 (aged 59–60)
Spouse(s) Charles W. Fairbanks

Cornelia "Nellie" Cole Fairbanks (1852-1913) was the wife of Charles W. Fairbanks, who served as the 26th Vice President of the United States from 1905 to 1909. During her husband's tenure she held the unofficial position of the Second Lady of the United States.

While her husband was serving as a U.S. Senator, Cornelia was elected President General of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in 1901, and she served two terms in that capacity.

Mrs. Fairbanks is buried alongside her husband in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Edith Roosevelt
Second Lady of the United States
Succeeded by
Carrie Babcock Sherman


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