FLOTUS – Eliza McCardle Johnson

FLOTUS – Eliza McCardle Johnson

A.K.A.: Eliza Johnson

D.O.B.: October 4, 1810

P.O.B.: Telford, Tennessee

Relationship to POTUS: Wife of Andrew Johnson

5 facts:

• Married at a younger age (16) than any other First Lady

• Was smitten by Andrew Johnson at first glance

• Was better educated than her husband and taught him arithmetic, among other subjects

• Had five children: all made it to adulthood, three outlived her but only one did significantly (her eldest daughter, Martha).

• Was not really able to serve as White House hostess due to tuberculosis

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