WASHINGTON — President Biden and Jill Biden, the primary girl, plan to host a marriage ceremony reception this fall on the White House for their eldest granddaughter, Naomi Biden, who is about to marry her longtime boyfriend.
The couple, who met once they had been arrange by buddies 4 years in the past in New York City and who now dwell in Washington, are within the preliminary planning phases and haven’t introduced a location for their marriage ceremony ceremony.
But the announcement of the reception arrange the primary marriage ceremony celebration of a presidential member of the family on the White House in additional than a decade. On Monday afternoon, Ms. Biden, 28, wrote on Twitter that she and her fiancé, Peter Neal, 24, had been “endlessly grateful to my Nana and Pop for the opportunity to celebrate our wedding at the White House.”
Elizabeth Alexander, the communications director for Dr. Biden, mentioned in an electronic mail that the reception can be held on Nov. 19. But even the friends, it appears, should wait for extra particulars: The couple has not despatched out save the dates but.
“The first family, the couple and their parents are still in the planning stages of all of the wedding festivities and look forward to announcing further details in the coming months,” Ms. Alexander wrote in an electronic mail.
Ms. Biden is the daughter of Hunter Biden and Kathleen Buhle, who divorced in 2017, and is a lawyer in Washington, her hometown. Mr. Neal is from Jackson Hole, Wyo., and is the son of Drs. Mary C. Neal and William C. Neal of Jackson Hole. He is in his closing semester of legislation college on the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Neal proposed in Jackson Hole on Sept. 4, 2021.
White House weddings — and receptions — held amongst presidential members of the family have been comparatively uncommon.
The final reception was held in June 2008 to rejoice the marriage of Jenna Bush to Henry Hager after the 2 married a month earlier on President George W. Bush’s ranch in Crawford, Texas.
The final marriage ceremony ceremony of a presidential member of the family was in June 1971, when Tricia Nixon, the daughter of President Richard M. Nixon and Pat Nixon, married Edward Finch Cox within the Rose Garden.
Altogether, 9 youngsters of American presidents and one president himself, Grover Cleveland in 1886, have wed on the White House.
The first marriage ceremony ceremony on report was in March 1812, when Lucy Payne Washington, the sister of Dolley Madison, the primary girl, married Thomas Todd, a Supreme Court justice.