Profession: First Lady of the United States
Why Famous: The wife of the sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and the First Lady of the United States from 1861 to 1865.
- 1842-11-04 American socialite Mary Todd (23) weds Illinois Congressman and lawyer Abraham Lincoln (33) in Springfield, Illinois
- 1870-07-14 The United States Congress grants Mary Todd Lincoln a life pension in the amount of $3,000 a year
- Mary Todd Lincoln - Whitehouse.gov