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Martha Washington

1st US First Lady Martha Washington

Profession: 1st US First Lady

United States of America

Biography: The wife of George Washington, she is considered to be the 1st First Lady of the United States (the official title wasn't coined until after her death).

Born: June 13, 1731
Birthplace: Kent County, Virginia, USA
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: May 22, 1802 (aged 70)

Married Life

Historical Events

  • 1903-03-02 Martha Washington Hotel, catering to women only, opens in NYC

Famous US First Ladies