FLOTUS – Abigail Powers Fillmore

FLOTUS – Abigail Powers Fillmore

A.K.A.: Abigail Fillmore

D.O.B.: March 13, 1798

P.O.B.: Stillwater, New York

Relationship to POTUS: Wife of Millard Fillmore

5 facts:

• Her father was a Baptist minister who died when she was an infant

• She grew up poor but with many books

• Became a teacher who worked after she got married – the first First Lady to work after marriage

• Met her husband when he was her 19-year-old student when she was his 20-year-old teacher

• Built a White House library: there had been none at that time

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