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Fun Facts about The United States' Presidents

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The Presidents are listed in the order
in which they served the nation.

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Fun Facts about Our Nation's Presidents

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1George WashingtonVirginia1789-1797John AdamsTeeth were made from elephant and walrus tusks, not wood.
2John AdamsMass.1797-1801Thomas JeffersonFirst to live in the White House
3Thomas JeffersonVirginia1801-1809Aaron Burr,
George Clinton
Spoke 6 different languages
4James MadisonVirginia1809-1817George Clinton, Elbridge GerrySmallest President at 5' 4", under 100 lbs.
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5James MonroeVirginia1817-1825Daniel D. TompkinsDied on the 4th of July, 1831, following both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, who died on July 4, 1826
6John Quincy AdamsMass.1825-1829John C. CalhounSon of John Adams
7Andrew JacksonSouth Carolina1829-1837John C. Calhoun, Martin Van BurenFirst President to ride in a train
8Martin Van BurenNew York1837-1841Richard M. JohnsonFirst President born an American citizen - (all before him were born in the British colonies)
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9William Henry HarrisonVirginia1841John TylerPresident for only 31 days, died of pnueumonia
10John TylerVirginia1841-1845-----Loved kids, had 15 children
11James K. PolkNorth Carolina1845-1849George M. DallasFirst President to serve a nation from coast to coast
12Zachary TaylorVirginia1849-1850Millard FillmoreNever voted for a President
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13Millard FillmoreNew York1850-1853-----First President to have a stove and running water in the White House
14Franklin PierceNew Hampshire1853-1857William R. KingMemorized his entire inaugural speech - 3,319 words
15James BuchananPennsylvania1857-1861John C. BreckinridgeNever married, his niece was White House hostess
16Abraham LincolnKentucky1861-1865Hannibal Hamlin, Andrew JohnsonTallest President, First President to be assassinated
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17Andrew JohnsonNorth Carolina1865-1869-----Was buried wrapped in an American flag with a copy of the Constitution
18Ulysses S. GrantOhio1869-1877Schuyler Colfax, Henry WilsonWas fined $20 for speeding with his horse and carriage
19Rutherford B. HayesOhio1877-1881William A. WheelerFirst President to use a phone - his phone number was 1
20James A. GarfieldOhio1881Chester A. ArthurCould write with both hands at the same time - in different languages
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21Chester A. ArthurVermont1881-1885Chester A. ArthurChanged his pants several times a day - he owned 80 pairs of pants
22Grover ClevelandNew Jersey1885-1889Thomas A. HendricksFirst and only President married in the White House
23Benjamin HarrisonOhio1889-1893Levi P. MortonFirst President to have electric lights and a Christmas tree in the White House, grandson of William H. Harrison
24Grover ClevelandNew Jersey1893-1897Adlai E. StevensonFirst and only President to ever serve 2 non-consecutive terms
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25William McKinleyOhio1897-1901Garret A. Hobart, Theodore RooseveltFirst President to use campaign buttons
26Theodore RooseveltNew York1901-1909Charles W. FairbanksYoungest person ever to be President
27William H. TaftOhio1909-1913James S. ShermanHeaviest President - 332 pounds
28Woodrow WilsonVirginia1913-1921Thomas R. MarshallDreamed of being a stage performer
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29Warren G. HardingOhio1921-1923Calvin CoolidgeGambled away a set of White House china
30Calvin CoolidgeVermont1923-1929Charles G. DawesOnly President born on the 4th of July
31Herbert HooverIowa1929-1933Charles CurtisSpoke chinese to his wife to keep their stories private
32Franklin D. RooseveltNew York1933-1945John N. Garner, Henry A. Wallace, Harry S. TrumanOnly President to serve more than 2 terms
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33Harry S. TrumanMissouri1945-1953Alben W. BarkleyRead every book in his hometown library
34Dwight D. EisenhowerTexas1953-1961Richard M. NixonCommander of Allied Forces during World War II
35John F. KennedyMass.1961-1963Lyndon B. JohnsonYoungest elected President, first Catholic President
36Lyndon B. JohnsonTexas1963-1969Hubert HumphreyWas an auto mechanic and teacher before being President
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37Richard M. NixonCalifornia1969-1974Spiro Agnew, Gerald R. FordRecommended a play to the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI
38Gerald R. FordNebraska1974-1977Nelson A. RockerfellerHeld his daughter's High School prom in the White House
39Jimmy CarterGeorgia1977-1981Walter F. MondaleFirst President born in a hospital
40Ronald ReaganIllinois1981-1989George BushOldest President (69-77)
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41George BushMass.1989-1993J. Danforth QuayleSurvived 4 planes crashes during World War II
42William J. ClintonArkansas1993-2001Albert GorePlayed the saxophone on national TV
43George W. BushConnecticut2001-2009Richard CheneyHas a collection of over 250 signed baseballs
44Barack ObamaHawaii2009-Joseph BidenThe first African-American to become President - Go USA


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