White House weddings

A look at past marriages performed at president's home

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President Grover Cleveland's wedding to first lady Frances Folsom Cleveland

June 2, 1886



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This engraving, published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, shows President Grover Cleveland's wedding to first lady Frances Folsom Cleveland, which took place in the Blue Room on June 2, 1886.

There were 28 guests at the wedding, including relatives, cabinet members with their wives, and close friends.

Jessie Wilson, daughter of President Woodrow Wilson

November 25, 1913



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Jessie Wilson, daughter of President Woodrow Wilson, on her wedding day, November 25, 1913.

Jessie married Francis Bowes Sayre in the White House and their first child, Francis Sayre, Jr., was born there as well.

Tricia Nixon and Edward Cox

June 12, 1971



The wedding ceremony of Tricia Nixon and Edward Cox June 12, 1971 at the White House.
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Jessie Woodrow Wilson, daughter of President Wilson

November 25, 1913.



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Decorations for wedding of Jessie Woodrow Wilson, daughter of President Wilson, who married Francis Bowes Sayre in a White House ceremony on November 25, 1913.

Luci Baines Johnson and Patrick John Nugent

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Luci Baines Johnson and Patrick John Nugent at their White House wedding.
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Marine Corps Capt. Charles S. Robb and Lynda Bird Johnson

Dec. 9, 1967



Marine Corps Capt. Charles S. Robb and Lynda Bird Johnson, center, pose Dec. 9, 1967 with their parents, first lady Lady Bird Johnson, President Lyndon B. Johnson, in the Yellow Oval Room in the White House.

President Joe Biden and first lady's granddaughter, Naomi Biden

April 4, 2022



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President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden’s granddaughter, Naomi Biden, 28, announced April 4, 2022, that she and fiancé Peter Neal will be celebrating their wedding at the White House.

There have been 18 documented weddings hosted by a sitting president, according to the White House Historical Association.

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