FLOTUS – Sarah Childress Polk

FLOTUS – Sarah Childress Polk

A.K.A.: Sarah Polk

D.O.B.: September 4, 1803 

P.O.B.: Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Relationship to POTUS: Wife of James K. Polk

5 facts:

• Never had children but fostered her great niece, also named Sarah

• Was well-educated for a woman of her time

• She worked with her husband on his speeches

• Dancing, cards and hard liquor were out when she was First Lady due to her being a devout Presbyterian

• She was a very outgoing hostess nonetheless

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