• Ellen Axson Wilson

    Ellen Axson Wilson

    Ellen Louise Axson Wilson (née Axson; May 15, 1860 – August 6, 1914), was the first wife of Woodrow Wilson and the mother of their three daughters. Like her husband, she was a Southerner, as well as the daughter of a clergyman. She was born in Savannah, Georgia, but raised in Rome, Georgia. Having an artistic bent, she studied at the Art Students League of New York before her marriage, and continued to produce art in later life.

  • Ellen Louise Axson

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