Letitia Baldrige — Classy & True

November 5th, 2012
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Letitia Baldrige

When I hear Letitia Baldrige’s name, it makes me sit up straighter and try to be better behaved.

Baldrige, 86, was a walking encylopedia on what to do and what not to do in social situations and with her passing last week comes the unofficial closure on a time in American life when class and sophistication counted for something.  Also known as “Tish,” Baldrige became a public name when she worked in the White House as chief of staff and social secretary to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.
After her years at the White House, Baldrige then forged a … Read More