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Browse through our First Lady Fact Files to discover the roles played—or not played—by every one of America’s first ladies.

Click any name for detailed information about each first lady.

From the Foundation Up

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington (1789-1797)
Abigail Smith Adams (1797-1801)
Dolley Payne Todd Madison (1801-1809)
Martha Jefferson Randolph (1801-1809)

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