The Second Gentleman of the United States of America, and the first to ever take the position, Douglas Emhoff has saluted the generations of women that have taken the role before him, saying he will always remember them.
America has had 48 Vice Presidents and all are male. Kamala Harris being the 49th is the first female to ever attain the position and this brings her husband to the position of the 2nd Gentleman of the nation.
Taking to the streets of Twitter to celebrate his predecessors, Douglas Emhoff acknowledged that they were often without much accolades or acknowledgement. He then said to build on their legacy as the Second Gentleman. Read also: Today Marks An Amazing Chapter For You, Our Family – Kamala Harris’ Husband, Douglas Emhoff Celebrates Her
“I am honored to be the first male spouse of an American President or Vice President. But I’ll always remember generations of women have served in this role before me—often without much accolade or acknowledgment. It’s their legacy of progress I will build on as Second Gentleman“, he wrote.