Weddings & Divorces in History on August 22

Weddings in History

Ulysses S. Grant

1848 Soldier and later US President Ulysses S. Grant (26) marries Julia Dent

Edward L. Doheny

1900 Oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny (44) weds Carrie Estelle Betzold in New Mexico Territory

Lester B. Pearson

1925 Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson (28) weds teacher Maryon Elspeth Moody (23)

Melvin Purvis

1931 FBI agent Melvin Purvis (27) weds childhood sweetheart Marie Rosanne Willcox at St. John's Episcopal Church in Florence, South Carolina

Jack Kerouac

1944 Writer Jack Kerouac (22) weds author Edie Kerouac Parker

  • 1998 FOX News Channel correspondent and Robert F Kennedy's youngest son Douglas Kennedy (32) weds Molly Stark (29) in Nantucket, Massachusetts

Kamala Harris

2014 California Attorney General Kamala Harris marries lawyer Douglas Emhoff in Santa Barbara