FLOTUS – Martha Johnson Patterson

FLOTUS – Martha Johnson Patterson

A.K.A.: Martha Patterson

D.O.B.: October 25, 1828


Relationship to POTUS: Eldest Daughter of Andrew Johnson

5 facts:

• Took over hostessing duties due to her mother having tuberculosis

• Despite taking over her mother’s hostess duties, only made two appearances as hostess

• She was regarded as popular and down-to-earth

• She oversaw a renovation of the White House, which was dirty and infested after the Civil War

• She regularly milked her two cows on the White House lawn

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