First Lady Letitia Christian Tyler, circa was the first wife of President John Tyler. She suffered a stroke two years before Tyler became president, which left her confined to a wheelchair. She died while in the White House in
Martha Johnson Patterson - was the daughter of President Andrew Johnson and Eliza McCardle Johnson; wife of United States Senator David Trotter Patterson; she served as White House hostess during her father's term,
Angelica Singleton Van Buren: She assumed the post because President Martin Van Buren's wife Hannah Hoes had died 17 years earlier and he remained unwed throughout the rest of his life. She was known as a sophisticated First Lady
First Lady to wear pants in public. Pat Nixon ~ “I just want to go down in history as the wife of the President.” Nixon, Pat~~Richard Nixon’s wife created White House tours for the blind and deaf, and was the first first lady to wear pants in public.