More Did You Know?

Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest president, he was forty-two when he became President after the assassination of President McKinley.

John F. Kennedy, at forty three, was the youngest President ever elected

Ronald Reagan was the oldest person to be elected President at sixty-nine.

None of the Presidents have been only children.

Warren G. Harding was the first newspaper publisher to be elected President.

William Howard Taft became a Supreme Court Justice.

Three Presidents were sons on clergymen: Chester A. Arthur, Grover Cleveland and Woodrow Wilson.

Four presidents were professional soldiers: William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight David Eisenhower.

Five Presidents died during their first term in office: William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, James Garfield, Warren Harding and John F. Kennedy.

Five Presidents were left handed: James A Garfield, Harry S Truman, Gerald R. Ford, George Bush and William Clinton.

Nine Presidents did not go to college: George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Grover Cleveland and Harry S Truman.

Twenty Four Presidents were lawyers: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, John Tyler, James K. Polk, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Chester A. Arthur, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Calvin Coolidge, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford.

 

 

 

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