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First ladies of the United States : a biographical dictionary

Author: Robert P Watson
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains chronologically arranged biographies of the first ladies of the United States.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Watson
ISBN: 1555879071 9781555879075
OCLC Number: 45994690
Description: x, 327 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Powers behind the presidency --
Martha Dandridge Curtis Washington --
Abigail Smith Adams --
Martha "Patsy" Jefferson Mann and Mary "Polly" Jefferson Eppes --
Dolley Payne Todd Madison --
Elizabeth Kortright Monroe --
Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams --
Emily Tennessee Donelson and Sarah Yorke Jackson --
Angelica Singleton Van Buren --
Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison --
Letitia Christian Tyler --
Julia Gardiner Tyler --
Sarah Childress Polk --
Margaret Mackall Smith Taylor --
Abigail Powers Fillmore --
Jane Means Appleton Pierce --
Harriet Rebecca Lane Johnston --
Mary Ann Todd Lincoln --
Eliza McCardle Johnson --
Julia Dent Grant --
Lucy Ware Webb Hayes --
Lucretia Rudolph Garfield --
Mary Arthur McElroy --
Frances Clara Folsom Cleveland --
Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison --
Ida Saxton McKinley --
Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt --
Helen Herron Taft --
Ellen Louise Axson Wilson --
Edith Bolling Galt Wilson --
Florence Kling Harding --
Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge --
Lou Henry Hoover --
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt --
Elizabeth "Bess" Virginia Wallace Truman --
Mary Geneva "Mamie" Doud Eisenhower --
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis --
Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Taylor Johnson --
Thelma Catherine "Pat" Ryan Nixon --
Elizabeth "Betty" Bloomer Ford --
Eleanor Rosalyn Smith Carter --
Anne Frances "Nancy" Robbins Davis Reagan --
Barbara Pierce Bush --
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton --
Laura Welch Bush --
Appendix 1: Formal education of the First Ladies --
Appendix 2: First Ladies' birthplaces --
Appendix 3: Ages on becoming First Lady --
Appendix 4: First ladies' presidential marriages --
Appendix 5: Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson --
Appendix 6: Rachel Donelson Jackson --
Appendix 7: Hannah Hoes Van Buren --
Appendix 8: Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur.
Responsibility: Robert P. Watson.

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Systematically profiling the 43 first ladies from Martha Washington to Hillary Clinton, these biographies examine each first lady's early years and education, family life, presidential years and  Read more...

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