Dorothy Howell Rodham

Dorothy Howell Rodham

Born Jun 4, 1919

Dorothy Emma Howell Rodham was an American homemaker and mother of U.S. Secretary of State, and former U.S. Senator and First Lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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1919 Birth Born on June 4, 1919.


1937 18 Years Old 1 More Event
After graduating from Alhambra in 1937, she moved to Chicago for a failed reunion with her mother, who by then had gotten married to Max Rosenberg. … Read More


1987 - 1996 3 More Events
2000 81 Years Old When her daughter was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000, she moved to Washington, D.C., living along Connecticut Avenue.
2004 85 Years Old She appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2004.
2006 87 Years Old Once living alone became too much for her, in 2006, she moved into the Clintons' large Whitehaven house in the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington. … Read More
2007 88 Years Old Starting in December 2007, she made a rare public appearance in Iowa and other early primary states to campaign for her daughter's presidential nomination bid. … Read More
2008 89 Years Old She was seen wiping away a tear when her daughter conceded her presidential bid in June 2008, but then was in attendance in January 2009 when her daughter was sworn in as Secretary of State.
2011 92 Years Old In her final years, her health began to fail due to heart problems. Dorothy Rodham died at George Washington University Hospital on November 1, 2011, in Washington, D.C., with Secretary Clinton cancelling a foreign trip in order to be by her side. … Read More
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