By: Eric Flanagan Weird Presidential Facts Number of Presidents Barack Obama is the 44 th President of the United States of America. He is only the 43.
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Number of Presidents Barack Obama is the 44 th President of the United States of America. He is only the 43 rd man elected to Presidency, Grover Cleveland was elected to 2 non consecutive terms., he is the 22 nd and 24 th President.
Ulysses S. Grant First President given a speeding ticket, for $20. First President to run against a women Virginia Woodhull. Turned down an invitation by Lincoln to join him on the night he was assassinated. Smoked 20 cigars a day
Place of Birth Martin van Buren was first President born in the U.S. Andrew Jackson was first President born in a log cabin, James Garfield was the last. A total of 7 Presidents were born in one Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S Grant, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, James Buchanan, and James Garfield Jimmy Carter was the first born in a hospital. 8 Presidents were born in England: Washington, J. Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, J. Q. Adams, Jackson, and W. Harrison
College 8 Presidents never attended college: Washington, Jackson, Van Buren, Taylor, Fillmore, Lincoln, A. Johnson, and Cleveland. School with most Presidents coming from it is Harvard with 7: J. Adams, J. Q. Adams, T. Roosevelt, F. Roosevelt, Rutherford B. Hayes, J. F. Kennedy, and George W. Bush
Popular Vote 3 Presidents who won Presidency but lost the popular vote. Rutherford B. Hayes (1876), Benjamin Harrison (1888), and George W. Bush (2000).
Age Oldest inaugurated President was Ronald Regan at age 69. Youngest was John Kennedy at 43. Theodore Roosevelt took over Presidency at age 42, taking over for an assassinated William McKinley.
Religion The Religious affiliation with the most Presidents is Episcopalian with 11. It is followed by Presbyterian with 10. There have been 11 different religions who have had of President of their faith. All are a form of Christianity
Ethnicity There have been 8 different ethnicities for Presidents. Dutch, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Swiss, German, and African.
Height Tallest President was Abraham Lincoln at 6 feet 4 inches. Shortest was James Madison at 5 feet 4 inches.
Elected Gerald Ford was the only President never elected to office. He assumed position after Richard Nixon resigned Richard Nixon was only President to resign the position.
Family Lives Only 1 bachelor President, James Buchanan Ronald Reagan was the only President divorced Six Presidents had no children Washington, Madison, Jackson, Polk, Harding and Buchanan James Tyler had the most children with 15
Assassination 4 Presidents were assassinated while in office. James Garfield William McKinley Jon Kennedy Abraham Lincoln
4 th of July 3 Presidents died on the 4 th of July John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison One was born on the 4 th Calvin Coolidge
Burial Only 2 President are buried in Arlington National Cemetery John Kennedy and William Taft
Bibliography 10 weird and bizarre facts about us presidents. (2008, September 8). Retrieved from http://purpleslinky.com/trivia/history/10-weird-and- bizarre-facts-about-us-presidents/ Presidential fun facts. (2010, January 9). Retrieved from http://www.littleknownfactsshow.com/presidents.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTZJimimHNg