Edith Derby Williams


Age: 90


Summary: political campaigner and granddaughter of former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt whose mother, Ethel Carow Roosevelt, was T.R.'s youngest daughter, who was a trustee of the Theodore Roosevelt Association before she won national attention when she delivered a seconding Presidential nomination speech for Richard Nixon at the 1960 Republican National Convention and later became cochairwoman of the Washington State Rockefeller for President Committee.



Cause of Death: Complications from a broken hip


Born: June 17, 1917


Died: June 8, 2008


Location: Vashon Island, Washington