An American girl, Mary Wilder White married George T Fulford in 1880. The Fulfords had three children -- Dorothy, Martha and George Jr.
Fulford's good life ended much too soon. Acknowledged as the first Canadian auto accident victim, George T Fulford's chauffeured car was sideswiped by a streetcar in Newton, Mass., on October 13, 1905. Gravely injured, he died two days later. He was 53.
Mary Fulford never remarried, but did not wander her massive home in lonely sorrow. Maintaining her friendships with the Liberal Prime Ministers of Canada.
Mary Wilder White Fulford (1856-1946)
Prime Minister of Canada
December 17, 1874 – July 22, 1950
Mary Fulford and Prime Minister Mackenzie King visited spiritualists, fortune tellers and mediums together.
Mary Fulford introduced Mackenzie King to Etta Wriedt, a medium from Detroit.