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Mapping the Nation’s First Mothers for Mother’s Day

May 6, 2015  - By


Forty-four women gave birth to the most influential men in U.S. history — presidents. This Mother’s Day, Esri highlights these “First Mothers” in an interactive story map.

Navigating the Story Map uncovers interesting facts, such as:

·        At 18 years old, Stanley Ann Obama became the youngest First Mother.

·        The seven presidents born in Ohio were Republican.

·        Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams were born .2 miles apart.

View the story map here.



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About the Author: Tracy Cozzens

Senior Editor Tracy Cozzens joined GPS World magazine in 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.