FLOTUS – Julia Gardiner Tyler

FLOTUS – Julia Gardiner Tyler

A.K.A.: Julia Tyler

D.O.B.: May 4, 1820

P.O.B.: Gardiners Island, New York

Relationship to POTUS: Second wife of John Tyler

5 facts:

• Daughter of Senator David Gardiner

• Scandalously appeared in a department store ad with a strange man while in her late teens

• Met John Tyler at the White House. He proposed many times before she accepted

• She was 30 years younger than her husband.

• The northerner wrote an essay in defense of slavery

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