(Bettman/CORBIS ) Angelica Singleton Van Buren: She assumed the post because President Martin Van Buren's wife had died 17 years earlier and he remained unwed throughout the rest of his life. She was known as a sophisticated First Lady.
Archive Shares Photos of American First Ladies
JUNE 25, 2012Louise Boyle, The Daily Mail
From shy and retiring homemakers to sophisticated party throwers and those whose political opinions mattered deeply to their presidential husbands, these are the 43 women who share the title of First Lady of the United States. Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2164022