7 surprising jobs held by America’s first ladies

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America’s incoming first lady, Melania Trump, was once a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, and while Hillary Clinton lost out on the presidency, her roles have included Watergate investigator and secretary of state.

Trump and Clinton are far from the only White House spouses with unconventional work histories. See some of the surprising jobs held by other presidential wives, including: actress; banker; and editor to the King of Pop.

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