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