First Lady Sarah Polk


This page supplemental to President James Polk More information about the First Lady may be found there



Sarah Childress Polk __ "...was the wife of the 11th President of the United States, James Polk, and the 12th woman to serve as First Lady."  An encyclopedic article with links to related topics. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

Sarah Polk __ "Born in 1803, Sarah Childress grew up on a plantation near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Elder daughter of a Captain, she gained something rare from her father's wealth: he sent her away to school."  A biography. - illustrated - From -

Sarah Polk, Ambitious First Lady: The White House Years __ "James K. Polk won the presidency in 1844. From 1845 to 1849, Mrs. Polk influenced her husband and the nation. She continued to do so unitl her death in 1891."  Interesting article. - From -


Sarah Polk Biography __ You will find an in depth biography of Sarah Polk. - From -

Sarah Polk - First Ladies of the United States - Picture of Sarah Polk __ A portrait of First Lady Sarah Childress Polk, wife of President James K. Polk along with several links to more information. - illustrated - From - 




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