First Lady of the
United States of America
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Incumbent
Annette Splett
since January 20, 2041
Abbreviation FLOTUS
Residence White House
Inaugural holder Martha Washington
Formation March 4, 1789

The first lady or first gentleman of the United States is the title held by the spouse of the president of the United States.

Traditionally, the title has been referred to as 'First Lady'. In 2017, Alejandro Montez became the inaugural holder of the title 'First Gentleman'. Since the 1790s the role of the first lady or gentleman has changed considerably. It has come to include involvement in political campaigns, management of the White House, championship of social causes, and representation of the president at official and ceremonial occasions.

The current first lady of the United States is Annette Splett, the wife of President Richard Splett, who took office on January 20, 2041.

List of first ladies and gentlemen[edit | edit source]

POTUS No. First Lady or Gentleman Tenure President
1
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Martha Washington April 30, 1789

March 4, 1797

George Washington
2
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Abigail Adams March 4, 1797

March 4, 1801

John Adams
3
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Martha Jefferson Randolph March 4, 1801

March 4, 1809

Thomas Jefferson

Daughter

4
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Dolley Payne March 4, 1809

March 4, 1817

James Madison
5
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Elizabeth Monroe March 4, 1817

March 4, 1825

James Monroe
6
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Louisa Adams
Birth country: United Kingdom Great Britain
March 4, 1825

March 4, 1829

John Quincy Adams
7
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Emily Donelson March 4, 1829

November 26, 1834

Andrew Jackson

Niece

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Sarah Yorke Jackson November 26, 1834

March 4, 1837

Andrew Jackson

Daughter-in-law

8 Vacant March 4, 1837

November 27, 1838

Martin Van Buren

Widower

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Angelica Singleton Van Buren November 27, 1838

March 4, 1841

Martin Van Buren

Daughter-in-law

9
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Anna Harrison March 4, 1841

April 4, 1841

William Henry Harrison
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Jane Irwin Harrison March 4, 1841

April 4, 1841

William Henry Harrison
10
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Letitia Christian Tyler April 4, 1841

September 10, 1842

John Tyler
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Priscilla Cooper Tyler September 10, 1842

June 26, 1844

John Tyler

Daughter-in-law

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Julia Gardiner June 26, 1844

March 4, 1845

John Tyler

Remarried during term

11
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Sarah Childress Polk March 4, 1845

March 4, 1849

James K. Polk
12
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Margaret Taylor March 4, 1849

July 9, 1850

Zachary Taylor
13
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Abigail Fillmore July 9, 1850

March 4, 1853

Millard Fillmore
14
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Jane Pierce March 4, 1853

March 4, 1857

Franklin Pierce
15
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Harriet Lane March 4, 1857

March 4, 1861

James Buchanan

Niece

16
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Mary Todd Lincoln March 4, 1861

April 15, 1865

Abraham Lincoln
17
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Eliza McCardle Johnson April 15, 1865

March 4, 1869

Andrew Johnson
18
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Julia Grant March 4, 1869

March 4, 1877

Ulysses S. Grant
19
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Lucy Webb Hayes March 4, 1877

March 4, 1881

Rutherford B. Hayes
20
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Lucretia Garfield March 4, 1881

September 19, 1881

James A. Garfield
21
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Mary Arthur McElroy September 19, 1881

March 4, 1885

Chester A. Arthur

Sister

22
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Rose Cleveland March 4, 1885

June 2, 1886

Grover Cleveland

Sister

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Frances Cleveland June 2, 1886

March 4, 1889

Grover Cleveland

Married in the White House

23
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Caroline Harrison March 4, 1889

October 25, 1892

Benjamin Harrison
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Mary Harrison McKee October 25, 1892

March 4, 1893

Benjamin Harrison

Daughter

24
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Frances Cleveland March 4, 1893

March 4, 1897

Grover Cleveland
25
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Ida Saxton McKinley March 4, 1897

September 14, 1901

William McKinley
26
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Edith Roosevelt September 14, 1901

March 4, 1909

Theodore Roosevelt
27
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Helen Herron Taft March 4, 1909

March 4, 1913

William H. Taft
28
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Ellen Axson Wilson March 4, 1913

August 6, 1914

Woodrow Wilson
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Margaret Woodrow Wilson August 6, 1914

December 18, 1915

Woodrow Wilson

Daughter

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Edith Wilson December 18, 1915

March 4, 1921

Woodrow Wilson

Remarried during first term

29
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Florence Harding March 4, 1921

August 2, 1923

Warren G. Harding
30
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Grace Coolidge August 2, 1923

March 4, 1929

Calvin Coolidge
31
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Lou Henry Hoover March 4, 1929

March 4, 1933

Herbert Hoover
32
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Eleanor Roosevelt March 4, 1933

April 12, 1945

Franklin D. Roosevelt
33
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Bess Truman April 12, 1945

January 20, 1953

Harry S. Truman
34
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Mamie Eisenhower January 20, 1953

January 20, 1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower
35
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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis January 20, 1961

November 22, 1963

John F. Kennedy
36
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Lady Bird Johnson November 22, 1963

January 20, 1969

Lyndon B. Johnson
37
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Pat Nixon January 20, 1969

August 9, 1974

Richard Nixon
38
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Betty Ford August 9, 1974

January 20, 1977

Gerald Ford
39
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Rosalynn Carter January 20, 1977

January 20, 1981

Jimmy Carter
40
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Nancy Reagan

January 20, 1981

January 20, 1989

Ronald Reagan
41
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"Gail"

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Mrs. Stevenson January 20, 1989

January 20, 1997

Stevenson
42 FLOTUS 42 January 20, 1997

January 20, 2005

POTUS 42
43 FLOTUS 43 January 20, 2005

January 20, 2013

POTUS 43

44
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Edna Hughes

January 20, 2013

January 24, 2016

Stuart Hughes
45 Vacant January 24, 2016

January 20, 2017

Selina Meyer
46
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Alejandro Montez
Birth country: Mexico Mexico

January 20, 2017

January 20, 2021

Laura Montez

47 Vacant January 20, 2021

January 20, 2025

Selina Meyer
48, 49, or 50
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Gordon Talbot

Sometime between

January 20, 2025

and

January 20, 2041

Kemi Talbot

50 or 51
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Annette Splett January 20, 2041

present

Richard Splett
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