Never Married President (2024)

1. The 175-Year History of Speculating About President James Buchanan's ...

  • Aug 27, 2019 · Was his close friendship with William Rufus King just that, or was it evidence that he was the nation's first gay chief executive?

  • Was his close friendship with William Rufus King just that, or was it evidence that he was the nation's first gay chief executive?

2. Harriet Lane | The White House

  • Harriet Rebecca Lane Johnston acted as First Lady of the United States, or “Hostess,” for her uncle James Buchanan, who was a lifelong bachelor and the 15th ...

  • Harriet Rebecca Lane Johnston acted as First Lady of the United States, or “Hostess,” for her uncle James Buchanan, who was a lifelong bachelor and the 15th President (1857-1861). Unique among First Ladies, Harriet Lane acted as hostess for the only President who never married: James Buchanan, her favorite uncle and her guardian after she…

3. Harriet Lane | Miller Center

  • When James Buchanan became the first bachelor President, various rumors circulated in Washington society about the unusual situation.

  • When James Buchanan became the first bachelor President, various rumors circulated in Washington society about the unusual situation. One tale told the story of a youthful Buchanan who had vowed never to marry when a misunderstanding with his fiancée caused her suicide. Another more persistent account cited Buchanan's longtime relationship with the also unmarried Senator William Rufus Devane King from Alabama. The two had lived together in Washington for sixteen years, and letters between them indicate that Buchanan and King had, at the very least, shared a deep friendship. In any event, Buchanan was without a wife but not at a loss for female companionship. He surrounded himself with the wives of his friends and political advisers and contented himself with the company of his ward and niece, Harriet Lane. "Nunc," as Harriet referred to him, had educated his niece about the importance of politics, discussing political issues with her. When James Buchanan became President, he asked Harriet to assume the duties of presidential hostess.

4. America's Only Bachelor President May Have Been Its Only Gay One

  • Jan 15, 2020 · James Buchanan was the only US president who never married. Here's why historians believe he was also our first, and so far only, ...

  • James Buchanan was the only US president who never married. Here's why historians believe he was also our first, and so far only, gay president.

5. James Buchanan | Facts & Accomplishments - Britannica

6. TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Who Was the Only Never-Married U.S. President?

  • Jun 29, 2020 · The answer is James Buchanan, who served as the 15th President of the U.S. from March 4, 1857 through March 4, 1861. Buchanan was a lawyer who ...

  • All but one U.S. President was married at some time.

7. Seven U.S. presidents with less-than-perfect love lives - ABC13

  • Just because you're commander-in-chief doesn't necessarily mean you have command of your love life. Here are a few examples of presidents with ...

  • Just because you're commander-in-chief doesn't necessarily mean you have command of your love life. Here are a few examples of presidents with less-than-perfect relationships.

8. Tim Scott has never married. Can a single man be president?

  • Sep 13, 2023 · By Kris Marsh, associate professor of sociology at the University of Maryland and author of "The Love Jones Cohort: Single and Living Alone ...

  • The hypocrisy is impossible to ignore. But it’s not the only frustrating part of this debate.

9. WHY JAMES BUCHANAN NEVER MARRIED. - The New York Times

  • The story of Mr. Buchanan's courtship and contretemps with his lady-love which induced him to live and die a bachelor has often been told, but the writers ...

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10. Today in history: The birth of the bachelor president | The Week

  • April 23, 1791: James Buchanan was born. He was the 15th president, serving between 1857 and 1861. Buchanan was the only president who never married.

  • James Buchanan was the only president who never married

11. Does an unmarried president still need a first lady? - Washington Post

  • Jun 10, 2015 · He's unmarried. An avowed bachelor. If he won the White House, he'd have no spouse at his side. But Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.

  • Sen. Lindsey Graham said as president he might have rotating first ladies. But why does he even need one?

12. Has There Ever Been An Unmarried U.S. President? - Bustle

  • Jun 3, 2015 · Ever since Lindsey Graham announced his candidacy this Monday, there has been speculation as to what would happen if a single, unmarried man ...

  • Ever since Lindsey Graham announced his candidacy this Monday, there has been speculation as to what would happen if a single, unmarried man is elected president. What will happen if there's no first spouse working diligently by Graham's side? Well,…

13. How many weddings have been held at the White House?

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  • There have been nineteen documented weddings hosted by the President and/or First Lady of the United States: March 29, 1812: Lucy Payne Washington (the sister of First Lady Dolley Madison) married...

14. Chronological List of Presidents, First Spouses, and Vice Presidents of ...

  • May 20, 2024 · Note: Multiple entries appear for a president whenever there was a change in the office of vice president. YEAR, PRESIDENT, FIRST SPOUSE, VICE ...

  • This guide provides portraits of each American president from the Prints & Photographs Division collections at the Library of Congress.

15. Hannah Hoes Van Buren | whitehouse.gov - Obama White House Archives

  • Hannah Van Buren died of tuberculosis before the country elected Martin Van Buren as President. Read her bio.

  • His childhood sweetheart and cousin once removed, Hannah Hoes Van Buren was the wife of the eighth President, Martin Van Buren (1837-1841). She died of tuberculosis before he was elected, leaving him one of the few Presidents to remain unmarried in office.

16. James Buchanan | American Presidents | C-SPAN.org

  • Birth Date April 23, 1791; Death Date June 1, 1868; Birthplace Cove Gap, Pennsylvania; Education Dickinson College; Political Party Democratic ...

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17. James Buchanan Teasingly Laments His "Usual Hard Fate" With Ladies

  • Buchanan vowed never to marry, and did not - although a long intimate relationship with bachelor William Rufus King (Congressman, Senator and Vice President) ...

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18. Life and career of former U.S. president James Buchanan

  • Duration: 3:50Posted: Nov 8, 2019

  • An overview of James Buchanan.

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