On July 30, businessman and 2012 presidential candidate, Herman Cain, died on the age of 74. He had spent a month within the hospital battling COVID-19.
The previous Burger King govt, who just lately served as co-chairman of the group Black Voices for Trump, is survived by his spouse, Gloria Etchison, two youngsters, and 4 grandchildren — however not a lot is thought about his household even if he was as soon as a severe contender for the Republican presidential nomination.
Herman Cain’s spouse hardly ever made marketing campaign appearances.
Based on the aspiring politician’s 2011 e-book, “That is Herman Cain! My Journey to the White Home,” Gloria wasn’t thrilled when he first floated the thought of operating for president. “What’s your biggest worry about my operating?” he recalled asking her. “That you simply may win!” she answered, including, “I’ve seen you do the unimaginable earlier than.”
On the marketing campaign path, Herman incessantly admitted that his spouse was not a fan of the highlight. “She might be launched by way of some restricted publicity, nevertheless it’s not her type for her to be with me on each marketing campaign cease,” he advised Fox Information on the time.
“It is grueling, and I need her to proceed to be the nucleus for that calm and tranquility that you really want from your loved ones,” he continued.
In his e-book, Herman wrote, “Some individuals have sure expectations in regards to the conventional politician’s spouse… and I am typically requested: ‘The place is your spouse? Why is not she campaigning with you?’ ‘She is at house,’ I reply… Gloria continues to be a gentle supply of devotion and inspiration.”
The pair met whereas attending totally different faculties in Atlanta. “It was magic from that second on, and so I did not exit with anybody else. Neither did Gloria,” Herman revealed. They married on June 23, 1968.