The Wedding Is at the White House, but the Details Are Top Secret

By priyanka


How many weddings are at the White House? 

Eighteen documented weddings have been held at the White House. The iconic Washington landmark hosted its first wedding in 1812, when first lady Dolley Madison's sister, Lucy Payne Washington, married Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd

Has anyone married at the White House? 

Eighteen documented couples who have had documented weddings in the White House. Nine have been children of presidents, three have been a niece or nephew of the president or first lady, two siblings, two staffers, one friend and one president

What presidents were married in the White House? 

"I must go to dinner," he wrote a friend, "but I wish it was to eat a pickled herring a Swiss cheese and a chop at Louis' instead of the French stuff I shall find." In June 1886 Cleveland married 21-year-old Frances Folsom; he was the only President married in the White House.

Who was the first lady to be married in the White House? 

Though Frank and her mother missed his inauguration in 1885, they visited him at the White House that spring. There affection turned into romance–despite 27 years' difference in age–and there the wedding took place on June 2, 1886.

Do the president and First Lady sleep in separate rooms? 

Prior to the Ford Administration it was common for the President and First Lady to have separate bedrooms. Until then, this room was used mostly as the First Lady's bedroom; however, it was the sleeping quarters for President Lincoln.

How many rooms sleep in the White House? 

There are 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, and 6 levels in the Residence.

Which President never had a wife? 

He remains the only President to be elected from Pennsylvania and to remain a lifelong bachelor. Tall, stately, stiffly formal in the high stock he wore around his jowls, James Buchanan was the only President who never married.