FLOTUS – Julia Boggs Dent Grant

FLOTUS – Julia Boggs Dent Grant

A.K.A.: Julia Grant

D.O.B.: January 26, 1826

P.O.B.: St. Louis, Missouri

Relationship to POTUS: Wife of Ulysses S. Grant

5 facts:

• Her father owned a plantation and slaves

• Julia had a privileged childhood and went to boarding school but was home on weekends

• Had Strabismus (“cross eyes”)

• Was wooed by Ulysses when he gave her dead canary a funeral

• Worked to instill a sense of prestige on her role as First Lady

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