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Grover Cleveland
Twenty-Second  U.S. President

Also our 24th President...he was the only man to serve two non-consecutive terms.

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March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1889

VICE PRESIDENT
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Thomas A. Hendricks*

FIRST LADY
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Frances Folsom Cleveland

starbar.gif (1814 bytes) BIRTH NAME:  Stephen Grover Cleveland *Died while in Office
BORN:  March 18, 1837
     Caldwell, New Jersey
CHILDREN:  2 Sons, 3 Daughters 
     Grover Cleveland  also acknowledged fatherhood of an illegitimate son.
MILITARY SERVICE:  Avoided Civil War Service by hiring a substitute.
PROFESSION:  Attorney
POLITICAL PARTY:  Democratic
HOME STATE:  New York
POLITICAL OFFICES:  Mayor of Buffalo, NY, New York Governor
MARRIAGE:  His marriage to 21-year old Frances Folsom a year after taking office made his White House wedding the first by any President.
NICKNAME:  "His Obstinancy"
DIED:  June 24, 1908  (Age - 71) - BURIED:  Princeton, New Jersey
"Tell the truth."  To his campaign aides when rumors of his illegitimate son surfaced and threatened his election. "My God, what is there in this office (Presidency) that any man should ever want to get into it!"  President Grover Cleveland

 

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Benjamin Harrison

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