Elizabeth Monroe by John Vanderlyn. Wife of Pres. James Monroe. Elizabeth began her tenure as First Lady on March 4, 1817, when her husband commenced his first term as the fifth President of the United States. Her husband was re-elected to a second term in office in 1820, therefore she remained in her role of First Lady until March 3, 1825. (Wikipedia)
James Monroe aka. "The Last Cocked Hat". James Monroe studied law under Thomas Jefferson and went on to be fifth President, serving two terms. He presided over a period of prosperity and westward expansion. As Secretary of State during the Jefferson presidency, Monroe was a key participant in the puchase of the Louisianna Territory from the French. Policy of the U. S. towards the emerging countries of Latin America is known as the Monroe Doctrine. Monroe was the last of the Founding Fathers.