Hugh E. Rodham
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Hugh E. Rodham
Hugh Ellsworth Rodham was an American textile wholesaler and father of former New York Senator, former First Lady of the United States and current United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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City cites West Scranton cemetery for unsafe sidewalks and overgrown grass - Scranton Times-Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
The cemetery - where US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's father, Hugh Rodham, is interred - has been a focus of criticism by area residents, who say it is in bad condition. "The cemetery is in disastrous shape," Lois Hill said Thursday,
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Nightclub King Gerry Kelly Throws Himself a Birthday Bash - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
For his birthday party, he celebrities included Hugh Rodham (Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's brother), designer Jean Pablo Cabrera, who brought along a phalanx of befeathered models, and other notables, including special guest Victor Rosado,
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Open Letter to Hilary Clinton from Ethiopia By Eskinder Nega. - Abugidainfo
Google News - over 5 years
While not classically rich, your father, Hugh Rodham, was neither a pauper in any sense of the word. I think the chronicle of your phenomenal rise to fame and prominence rather stands for the ideal absent in far too many countries, but not in the US:
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The Most Anticipated Celebration Of The Year Is Here: Gerry Kelly's Legendary ... - AUTO-MOBI.info (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Carlos Ponce, Hugh Rodham Clinton, Senator Frederica Wilson, Dwayne Wade and more, have all been a part of his events and nightclub scenes. "Trio on the Bay is thrilled and excited to be celebrating Gerry Kelly's Birthday X-Travaganza," said Louie
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Washburn Street Cemetery disrepair continues to cause concern - Scranton Times-Tribune
Google News - almost 6 years
The historic cemetery - where US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's father, Hugh Rodham, is interred - is an example of properties that repeatedly fall into disrepair despite warnings and citations, city officials say. Mr. Seitzinger said there are
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SORRY STATE AT WASHBURN CEMETERY - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Google News - almost 6 years
BELOW: The grave of Hugh Rodham, father of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is among those of historical significance. When Scranton City Council Vice President Pat Rogan assessed the Washburn Street Cemetery for himself on Thursday afternoon,
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Bill Session
NYTimes - over 7 years
THE CLINTON TAPES Wrestling History With the President By Taylor Branch Illustrated. 707 pp. Simon & Schuster. $35 At the beginning of this odd, revealing and often delightful book, we find the newly minted President Bill Clinton in the White House with a group of Democratic senators, debating what to do about gays in the military. Robert Byrd of
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In Trade Post Contender, Political Benefits for Obama
NYTimes - about 8 years
If President-elect Barack Obama appoints Representative Xavier Becerra, Democrat of California, as his chief trade negotiator, it would punch several political tickets at once for Mr. Obama. Mr. Becerra, who has emerged as the leading candidate to become United States trade representative in the Obama administration, is known as a defender of
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OP-ED COLUMNIST; Seeds Of Destruction
NYTimes - almost 9 years
The Clintons have never understood how to exit the stage gracefully. Their repertoire has always been deficient in grace and class. So there was Hillary Clinton cold-bloodedly asserting to USA Today that she was the candidate favored by ''hard-working Americans, white Americans,'' and that her opponent, Barack Obama, the black candidate, just can't
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11,000 Long-Awaited Pages of Clinton's Schedules as First Lady Are Released
NYTimes - almost 9 years
The National Archives and the William J. Clinton Presidential Library on Wednesday released more than 11,000 pages of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's public schedules for her eight years as first lady. The long-awaited documents, released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request and a lawsuit, show her daily activities, from meeting
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THE LONG RUN; Clinton's Gradual Education on Issues of Race
NYTimes - about 9 years
-- Growing up in the palest of Chicago suburbs, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton had some of her earliest exposures to African-Americans through field trips. She sat in the back of her father's Cadillac as he detoured through the inner city, cautioning her about the fate of people who, in his conservative Republican view, lacked the self-discipline
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THE LONG RUN; Clinton Proudly Talks of Scars While Keeping Her Guard Up
NYTimes - about 9 years
In July 2000, Hillary Clinton stood on a stage at the University of Arkansas and struggled to keep her composure. Her voice was unusually soft that day, her words seemingly unfiltered. ''Diane, you were the awesomest,'' Mrs. Clinton said, referring to Diane Blair, a political science professor whose eulogy she was giving. ''You were the best person
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THE LONG RUN; In Turmoil of '68, Clinton Found a New Voice
NYTimes - over 9 years
In September 1968, Hillary Diane Rodham, role model and student government president, was addressing Wellesley College freshmen girls -- back when they were still called ''girls'' -- about methods of protest. It was a hot topic in that overheated year of what she termed ''confrontation politics from Chicago to Czechoslovakia.'' ''Dynamism is a
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Good Hillary, Bad Hillary
NYTimes - over 9 years
A WOMAN IN CHARGE The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton. By Carl Bernstein. Illustrated. 628 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $27.95. HER WAY The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton. By Jeff Gerth and Don Van Natta Jr. Illustrated. 438 pp. Little, Brown & Company. $29.99. A thought experiment: What would Hillary Rodham Clinton have been like if she
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For Clinton, Faith Intertwines With Political Life
NYTimes - over 9 years
Long before her beliefs would be tested in the most wrenching of ways as first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton taught an adult Sunday school class on the importance of forgiveness. It is a lesson, she says, that she has harked back to often. ''We all have things that oftentimes we're upset about, or ashamed of, or feel guilty over, and so many people
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National Briefing | West: California: Once Pardoned, Now Jailed
NYTimes - over 12 years
A businessman once pardoned by President Bill Clinton was sentenced to 18 months in prison for failing to pay millions of dollars in federal income tax. Under a plea agreement, the man, Almon G. Braswell, admitted that his mail-order vitamin business, Gero Vita International, had not paid $4.5 million in taxes. Mr. Clinton granted 177 pardons and
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Court Treatment System Is Found to Help Drug Offenders Stay Clean
NYTimes - over 13 years
Nonviolent drug offenders who complete judge-supervised treatment programs are significantly less likely to commit crimes again than those who serve prison time, according to a new study by an independent research arm of the New York State court system. The study underscores what New York's chief judge, officials at the United States Justice
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Kill Bill
NYTimes - over 13 years
BILL CLINTON An American Journey. Great Expectations. By Nigel Hamilton. Illustrated. 784 pp. New York: Random House. $29.95. In 1992, a respectable British biographer named Nigel Hamilton published a sensational account of John Fitzgerald Kennedy's first 29 years, ''JFK: Reckless Youth.'' The book was full of salacious details about the future
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Metro Briefing | New York: Chappaqua: Senator's Mother Moving Closer
NYTimes - over 13 years
Dorothy Rodham, left, mother of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, will soon be moving to a condominium near her daughter's Chappaqua home. ''She loves it here,'' Senator Clinton, Democrat of New York, told The Journal News. ''She is 84 years old, and we bought her a condominium two minutes from our house because she wants to be on her own.'' Mrs.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Hugh E. Rodham
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1993
    Age 81
    Hugh Rodham died in Little Rock, Arkansas, on April 7, 1993, three weeks after suffering a stroke and less than three months after Bill Clinton's inauguration as U.S. president.
    More Details Hide Details Following a private memorial service in Little Rock attended by the Clintons, he was buried in the Washburn Street Cemetery, Scranton, Pennsylvania, in a private funeral also attended by the Clinton family.
  • 1992
    Age 80
    In late 1992, following Bill Clinton's election as president, Rodham made a cameo appearance on the television comedy Hearts Afire, whose producers were friends of the Clintons.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1964
    Age 52
    Rodham was a staunch supporter of Barry Goldwater’s 1964 presidential campaign and remained a committed Republican until his death.
    More Details Hide Details Even after his daughter married Democrat Bill Clinton, he (according to Bill Clinton) "never gave up hope that his son-in-law would join him in the Republican Party and support a cut in the capital gains tax."
  • THIRTIES
  • 1947
    Age 35
    Rodham tried politics once, running for Chicago alderman as an independent in 1947; he lost badly to the Richard J. Daley political machine with which he was hoping to ingratiate himself.
    More Details Hide Details The Rodhams had three children: Hillary (born 1947), Hugh (born 1950), and Tony (born 1954). In 1950, they moved to the more affluent Chicago suburb of Park Ridge, Illinois. The family still maintained ties to Scranton; all three children were christened there, and they spent summers at a cottage overlooking Lake Winola, located in Overfield Township in the nearby Pennsylvania Pocono Mountains, that he and his father had built themselves in 1921.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1937
    Age 25
    In 1937, while Rodham was making a sales call at a textile company, he met Dorothy Emma Howell (1919–2011), who was applying for a job at that company. After a lengthy courtship, they married in early 1942.
    More Details Hide Details Rodham enlisted in the United States Navy, where he became a Chief Petty Officer stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Station, performing training duties for sailors headed for the Pacific Ocean theater of World War II. After the war, he began what was to prove to be a very successful career in the textile supply industry, starting with Rodrik Fabrics, a drapery fabric business located in Chicago's famous Merchandise Mart building. His company made drapes and window shades; his customers included offices, hotels, airlines, and theaters. He later opened a fabric print plant building on the North Side.
  • 1935
    Age 23
    Rodham attended Pennsylvania State University and was a third-string tight end for the Penn State Nittany Lions football team. He joined the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education from the College of Education in 1935, at the height of the Great Depression.
    More Details Hide Details He briefly worked for his father's employer, Scranton Lace Company, then freighthopped to Chicago without telling his parents. Rodham found work there selling drapery fabrics around the Midwest, sending the money he made back home.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1911
    Born
    Born in 1911.
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