The French Prime Minister Who Married a Connecticut Schoolgirl

Posted by admin on Sep 28, 2012

Mary Plummer was a beautiful young student at the Catherine Aiken Seminary For Young Girls in Stamford, CT. She fell in love with her French teacher, Georges Clemenceau, the future prime minister of France during World War I.

Mary Plummer was born in Springfield, MA, in 1849. In 1857, the Plummer family moved to Skinner’s Prairie near Durand, WI. A chance visit from a wealthy uncle in New York City would forever change Mary’s life.

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