|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1891|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1904|
American Folk Figure. The daughter and first child of President Grover Cleveland and First Lady Frances Cleveland, she died at the age of 12 from a bout of diphtheria. A myth arose that the candy bar "Baby Ruth" was named after her (partially perpetuated by the creators, the Curtis Candy Company). However, that myth has subsequently been debunked.
Grover Cleveland (1837 - 1908)
Frances Folsom Cleveland (1864 - 1947)
New Jersey, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 1154
Added: Feb. 18, 2014
Added: Jan. 11, 2014
"Baby" Ruth Cleveland: you were the first child of United StatesPresident Grover Cleveland and the First Lady Frances Cleveland. Your birth between Cleveland's two terms of office caused a national sensation. However, you were a sickly child who died at t...(Read more)|
Added: Jan. 7, 2014
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