The First Ladies of The Cold War By: Nicole Barber and Katherine Garrett

Bess Truman

Bess Truman is the wife of the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman, and was First Lady from 1945 to 1953. She was born on February 13th 1885 in Independence Missouri. Mrs. Truman died at her home on October 18, 1982 at age 97.

Mamie Eisenhower 

Mamie Eisenhower is the wife of the 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and was First Lady from 1953 to 1961. She was born on November 14, 1896 in Boone, Iowa. She died on November 1, 1979 in Washington, D.C. at age 82.

Jacqueline Kennedy

Jacqueline Kennedy is the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and was First Lady from 1961 until her husband's assassination in 1963. She was born on July 28, 1929 in Southampton, New York. She died on May 19, 1994 in Manhattan, New York, at age 64.

Lady Bird Johnson

Lady Bird Johnson is the wife of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon Johnson, and was First Lady from 1963 to 1969. She was born on December 22, 1912 in Karnack, Texas. She died on July 11, 2007 in West Lake Hills, Texas at age 94.

Pat Nixon

Pat Nixon was the wife of the 37th President of the United States, Richard Nixon, and was First Lady from 1969 to 1974. She was born on March 16, 1912 in Ely, Nevada. She died on June 22, 1993 in Park Ridge, New Jersey at age 81.

Betty Ford

Betty Ford is the wife of the 38th President of the United States, Gerald Ford, and was First Lady from 1974 to 1977. She was born on April 8, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois. She died on July 8, 2011 in Rancho Mirage, California at age 93.

Rosalynn Carter

Rosalynn Carter is the wife of the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, and was First Lady from 1977 to 1981. She was born on August 18th, 1927 in Plains, Georgia. She is still alive today at age 89.

Nancy Reagan

Nancy Reagan was an American film actress and is the wife of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. She was First Lady from 1981 to 1989. She was born on July 6th, 1921 in New York City, New York. She died on March 6th, 2016 in Bel Air, California at age 94.

Laura Lane Welch Bush

Laura Lane Welch Bush is the wife of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, and was the First Lady from 2001 to 2009. She was born November 4, 1946 in Midland, Texas. She is still alive today at age 70.

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