"I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman's cares." -- George Washington
Martha Washington (1731-1802) America's first First Lady from 1789-1797. Her marriage to President George Washington was her second. Martha was known for interceding on behalf of those in need, especially veterans of the Revolutionary War.