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Edith Bolling Galt Wilson (1872-1961). 2nd wife of Woodrow Wilson. She is known for bringing in sheep to mow White House lawn to save manpower during wartime. She also acted on his behalf when President Wilson had a stroke during his presidential term.

# Edith Bolling Galt Wilson wife of Woodrow Wilson. She is known for bringing in sheep to mow White House lawn to save manpower during wartime. She also acted on his behalf when President Wilson had a stroke during his presidential term.

Official White House Portrait of Nancy Davis Reagan (by Aaron Shikler, 1987) ~ the 40th First Lady of the United States, wife of President Ronald Wilson Reagan (1981 - 1989).

Official White House Portrait of Nancy Davis Reagan. (by Aaron Shikler, ~ the First Lady of the United States, wife of President Ronald Wilson Reagan -

Edith Wilson, second wife of Woodrow Wilson and First Lady during his presidency. She took over many of the office's responsibilities when the President became ill

From Martha to Michelle: The changing faces (and fashions) of America's 43 First Ladies

Edith Wilson, second wife of Woodrow Wilson, effectively ran the Executive Branch after Wilson had a stroke

Ellen Wilson, 1860-1914 ~“I am naturally the most unambitious of women and life in the White house has no attractions for me.”~~Woodrow Wilson’s first wife was the only professional artist to become first lady. After her death in the White House, her husband married Edith Wilson, a direct descendant of American Indian princess Pocahontas.

Ellen Wilson :: National First Ladies' Library " I am naturally the most unambitious of women and life in the White house has no attractions for me.

First Lady ~~Virginia Truman, Edith Wilson and Eleanor Roosevelt Seen Together at a Democratic Party Gathering December 29, 1961 ♡❀♡✿♡❁♡✾♡✽♡❃♡❀♡ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bess_Truman http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Roosevelt

As former First Ladies, Edith Wilson, Eleanor Roosevelt and Bess Truman agreed to headline a large Democratic Party fundraiser in the (Bettman/Corbis)

Letitia Christian Tyler, wife of John Tyler, 10th president, died while he was in office.  She had suffered a stroke prior to his presidency but was able to conduct business from her bedroom suite.  She was a first lady for about one and a half years.

First Lady Letitia Christian Tyler, BIO, wife of President John Tyler. First Lady 1841 - 1842 Letitia's tenure as First Lady ended with her death. She was the first of three First Ladies to die during her incumbency and in the White House itself.

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