Former White House Staff Dies Of Covid-19
91 Years Old Wilson Jerman, was a long-serving White House employee, having various positions, including cleaner and butler.
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Former White House Staff Dies Of Covid-19, Jermans granddaughter Garrett Confirmed.
She told FOX 5 “I want the world to remember my grandfather as someone authentic,
She Added, he taught his family to “always be yourself” and that is “what we will continue to carry on through his legacy”.
Garrett said her grandfather started in the White House as a cleaner under the administration of Dwight D Eisenhower.
He was promoted to the butler position under former President John F Kennedy
after developing a good relationship with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Shanta Taylor Gay, who is also a granddaughter of Jerman,
told CNN that her grandfather had retired from the White House in 1997, but returned in 2003.
Former President George W Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush said Jerman was “a lovely man”.
“He was the first person we saw in the morning when we left the residence and the last person we saw each night when we returned,” they said in a statement to NBC news.
Jerman left the White House in 2012 as a maitre d’ under former President Barack Obama, according to Gay.