September 04, 2003

Presidential Fun Fact of the Day

Letitia and Julia Tyler

Letitia married John Tyler in 1813 and became First Lady when he was elected president. She was the first First Lady to die in the White House.

About two years later, when John married Julia, he became the first president to marry while in office. Julia was thirty years younger than her husband.

Tyler had 8 children with Letitia and 7 with Julia, making him the most reproductive president in history.

Posted by Jennifer at September 4, 2003 08:20 AM