Did you know…….?
1. Barack Obama is the 44th president, yet he is actually the 43rd person to be president. Grover Cleveland is counted twice as the 22nd and 24th president having won terms nonconsecutively.
2. Fourteen presidents served as Vice President – John Adams, Jefferson, Van Buren, Tyler, Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Arthur, Theodore Roosevelt, Coolidge, Truman, Lyndon Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and George H.W. Bush.
3. Eighteen presidents did not serve in Congress – Washington, John Adams, Jefferson, Taylor, Grant, Arthur, Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson, Coolidge, Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Carter, Reagan, Clinton, and George W. Bush.
4. Eight presidents did not attend college – Washington, Jackson, Van Buren, Taylor, Fillmore, Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and Cleveland.
5. Harvard is the college that has produced the most presidents at seven – John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Hayes, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Kennedy, and George W. Bush.
6. Twelve presidents appear on U.S. currency. Paper - Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Jackson, Lincoln, Grant, Cleveland, McKinley, and Wilson. Coin – Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, Eisenhower, and Kennedy.
7. Eleven presidents lived through assassination attempts in office – Jackson, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Clinton, and George W. Bush.
8. Four presidents died from assassination in office – Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley, and Kennedy.
9. Eight presidents died in office – William Harrison, Taylor, Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley, Harding, Franklin Roosevelt, and Kennedy.
10. Two presidents are buried in Arlington National Cemetery – Taft and Kennedy.
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