First families pay tribute after ex-White House butler dies from Covid-19 squib

Wilson Jerman, who first worked for Eisenhower and retired under the Obamas, has died aged 91

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Tributes from former first families have rolled in after the death from Covid-19 of Wilson Jerman, a former White House butler who was a fixture in Washington under 11 presidents.

Jerman, who was 91, started working as a cleaner under Dwight Eisenhower and retired as an elevator operator during the presidency of Barack Obama.

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