Happy Birthday, Julia Grant!

Julia Grant was born on January 26, 1826. Wife of our 18th President, President Ulysses S Grant. She loved her role as First Lady and enjoyed entertaining at The White House. She once said, “My life in the White House was like a bright and beautiful dream.”

Julia Grant was the first First Lady to write an autobiography for publication (The portrait was done by Matthew Brady, famed Civil War photographer)

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