Ellen Louise Axson Wilson (1860–1914) 2000 First Lady of the United States, first wife of President Woodrow Wilson: Moina Belle Michael (1869–1944) 1999 Originated the idea of using poppies to remember the war dead; honored with a United States postage stamp in 1948 Lillian Eugenia Smith (1897–1966) 1999
05/03/2020 · His first wife, Ellen Louise Axson, died in 1914. The next year, Wilson met Edith Galt, and they were soon engaged. Back in the day, this event was big enough to cause a public scandal. The scandal went to such an extent that there were even rumors saying Wilson murdered his first wife so he could marry Edith.