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      • Lady Randolph Churchill, CI DStJ (9 January 1854 – 29 June 1921), born Jeanette Jerome, was the American-born British wife of Lord Randolph Churchill and the mother of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. According to legend, Jennie Churchill was responsible for the invention of the Manhattan cocktail.
  1. Jennie Spencer-Churchill CI RRC DStJ (née Jerome), better known as Lady Randolph Churchill, was a British socialite born in America. The wife and later widow of Lord Randolph Churchill, she garnered widespread attention due to her son, Sir Winston Churchill, who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 1940 and 1945. Originally from New York, Jennie spent the early years of her life in US.

  2. Jan 5, 2023 · Jennie Jerome Churchill, née Jeanette Jerome, formally Lady Randolph Churchill, (born January 9, 1854, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.—died June 29, 1921, London, England), American-born society figure, remembered chiefly as the wife of Lord Randolph Churchill and mother of Sir Winston Churchill, prime minister of Great Britain (1940–45, 1951–55).

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  3. Lady Randolph was well-respected and influential in the highest British social and political circles. She was said to be intelligent, witty, and quick to laughter. It was said that Queen Alexandra especially enjoyed her company, although Lady Randolph had been involved in an affair with her husband the king which was well known to Alexandra. [21]

  4. Mar 26, 2021 · Lady Randolph Churchill, here pictured in 1888, was born in Brooklyn, New York Credit: Times Newspapers Ltd In 1873 she met and charmed young Lord Randolph Churchill, son of the Duke of Marlborough. And by 1874 the couple married at the British Embassy in Paris.

  5. Known in history as Lady Randolph Churchill, Jennie Spencer Churchill was born in Brooklyn, NY to a wealthy family in 1854. Renowned for her beauty, as well as for being a socialite, Jennie was also a talented musician and was quite adept at playing the piano. She worked as a magazine editor.

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  6. Apr 14, 2016 · Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill was born in 1849, the second son of the 7th Duke of Marlborough. Miss Jennie Jerome was several years younger than her husband, born in 1854 and was the second of the four daughters of Leonard and Clara Jerome of New York. 2023 International Churchill Conference

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