Take the presidential wedding quiz
By The Associated Press1. How many bridesmaids will be in Jenna Bush’s wedding?
2. Where will Jenna Bush and Henry Hager be married?
3. Who was the last child of a president to get married while their father was still in office?
4. How many children of presidents have been married during their father’s presidency?
5. How many weddings of presidents’ children have been held while their father was in office?
6. Who was the only president to be married at the White House?
7. Who designed Jenna Bush’s dress?
8. How many children of presidents have chosen to be married at the White House?
9. Who is Jenna Bush’s maid of honor?
10. Who was the only child to get married in the Rose Garden while their father was president?
11. Whose wedding in 1966 featured a 300-pound cake?
12. Who was the only son of a president married at the White House?
1. 14. These women are not called bridesmaids, but members of the “house party.”
2. At President Bush’s ranch in Crawford, Texas.
3. Dorothy Bush, the daughter of former President George H.W. Bush. After divorcing her first husband, Dorothy was quietly married for the second time on June 26, 1992, at Camp David.
4. 21. Jenna Bush is the 22nd.
5. 22. Jenna Bush is 23. Elliot Roosevelt, son of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, married two times while his father was in office.
6. President Grover Cleveland. Presidents John Tyler and Woodrow Wilson also were married during their presidencies, but their wedding ceremonies were held elsewhere.
7. Oscar de la Renta.
8. Nine. The first was 17-year-old Maria Hester Monroe on March 9, 1820.
9. Her twin sister, Barbara Bush.
10. Tricia Nixon married Edward Cox in an elaborate Rose Garden ceremony in 1971 that boosted the popularity of her father, President Nixon.
11. Luci Baines Johnson, the youngest daughter of President Johnson, was married to Patrick Nugent at the National Shrine of Immaculate Conception in Washington, but had a reception at the White House that included a 300-pound cake decorated with swans.
12. John Adam II, son of John Quincy Adams. He was one of three brothers who were at one time engaged to the same young lady, Mary Hellen, their own first cousin.
Source: “All the President’s Children” by Doug Wead.
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