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First Ladies of Missouri
First Lady of Missouri
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Incumbent
Teresa Parson

since June 1, 2018
Inaugural holderMarguerite de Reilhe
Formation1820
WebsiteMissouri's First Lady

First Lady of Missouri is the honorary title attributed to the wife of the governor of Missouri. To date there have been no female governors of Missouri, and all the governors' spouses have been women. The first governor of Missouri was elected and took office in 1820, the year before Missouri was admitted to the Union as the 24th state.

List of first ladies of Missouri

Name Took Office Left Office Governor of Missouri
Marguerite Suzanne de Reilhe 1820 1824 Alexander McNair
Nancy Opie Ball 1824 1825 Frederick Bates
none (Williams never married) 1825 1826 Abraham J. Williams
none (Miller never married) 1826 1832 John Miller
Emily Willis "Pamela" Haley 1832 1836 Daniel Dunklin
Panthea Grant Boone 1836 1840 Lilburn Boggs
Eliza Ann Young 1840 1844 Thomas Reynolds
Lavinia Sappington 1844 1844 Meredith Miles Marmaduke
none (Edwards not married) 1844 1848 John Cummins Edwards
Nancy Harris Roberts 1848 1853 Austin Augustus King
Martha Head 1853 1857 Sterling Price
Elizabeth Skinner 1857 1857 Trusten Polk
Ursula Oldham 1857 1857 Hancock Lee Jackson
none (Stewart never married) 1857 1861 Robert Marcellus Stewart
Elza Sappington 1861 1861 Claiborne Fox Jackson
Caroline J. Coalter 1861 1864 Hamilton Rowan Gamble
unknown[1] 1864 1865 Willard Preble Hall
Mary Clara Honey 1865 1869 Thomas Clement Fletcher
Mary Catherine Johnson 1869 1871 Joseph W. McClurg
Mary Ginn 1871 1873 Benjamin Gratz Brown
Virginia Juliet Lard 1872 1875 Silas Woodson
Mary Barr Jenkins 1875 1877 Charles Henry Hardin
Mary Whitney 1877 1881 John S. Phelps
Caroline Wheeler "Carrie" Jackson 1881 1885 Thomas Theodore Crittenden
none (Marmaduke never married) 1885 1887 John S. Marmaduke
Mattie McFadden 1887 1889 Albert P. Morehouse
Jane Perry 1889 1893 David R. Francis
Sarah Louise Winston 1893 1897 William J. Stone
Margaret Nelson 1897 1901 Lon Vest Stephens
Mary Elizabeth Bird 1901 1903 Alexander Monroe Dockery
none (Dockery was widowed) 1903 1905
Gertrude Glass 1905 1909 Joseph W. Folk
Agnes Lee 1909 1913 Herbert S. Hadley
Elizabeth Myers 1913 1917 Elliot Woolfolk Major
Jeannette Vosburgh 1917 1921 Frederick D. Gardner
Hortense Cullers 1921 1925 Arthur M. Hyde
Nelle Rose Tuckley 1925 1929 Sam Aaron Baker
Fannie Alice Delano 1929 1933 Henry S. Caulfield
Eleanora Gabbert 1933 1937 Guy Brasfield Park
Katherine Lemoine Perkins 1937 1941 Lloyd C. Stark
Hilda Hays 1941 1945 Forrest C. Donnell
Juanita McFadden 1945 1949 Phil M. Donnelly
Mildred Williams 1949 1953 Forrest Smith
Juanita McFadden 1953 1957 Phil M. Donnelly
Emilie Chorn 1957 1961 James T. Blair Jr.
Geraldine Hall 1961 1965 John M. Dalton
Betty Sue Cooper 1965 1973 Warren E. Hearnes
Carolyn Reid 1973 1977 Kit Bond
Theresa Ferkenhoff 1977 1981 Joseph P. Teasdale
Carolyn Reid 1981 1985 Kit Bond
Janet E. Ashcroft 1985 1993 John Ashcroft
Jean Carpenter 1993 2001 Mel Carnahan
Pat Wilson 2000 2001 Roger B. Wilson
Lori Hauser 2001 2005 Bob Holden
Melanie Anderson 2005 2009 Matt Blunt
Georganne Wheeler 2009 2017 Jay Nixon
Sheena Elise Chestnut 2017 2018 Eric Greitens
Teresa Parson 2018 serving Mike Parson

Notes

  1. ^ Hall married twice and his first wife died before he became governor; dates of his second marriage are unknown.

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