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(Payne) Madison


Later biographies called her Dorothy or Dorothea. Married John Todd, Jr. in 1790. He died leaving her with a son. Married to James Madison on September 15, 1794.

She appears on a $10 note from the Pawtucket Bank of Epping, New Hampshire.

She appears on a 1999 commemorative dollar. The coin has the initials of designer, Tiffany & Co., and engravers James Ferrell (obv) and Thomas D. Rogers Sr. (rev).

She appears on the “First Spouse” $10 gold coin released on November 19, 2007 and the corresponding bronze medal. The obverse was designed by Don Everhart. The reverse was desined by Joel Iskowitz and sculpted by Don Everhart.

Profile CW:WW 9/24/2001

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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