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Happy Presidents Day, Did You Know…

Let’s have fun with Presidents!  After some careful research (actually fun surfing sites!), I have come up with this: 

A Presidential Fact Of The 44 Presidents Of The United States: 

1 George Washington – Teeth were made from elephant and walrus tusks, not wood.

2 John Adams – First to live in the White House

3 Thomas Jefferson – Spoke 6 different languages

4 James Madison – Smallest President at 5′ 4″, under 100 lbs.

5 James Monroe – Died on the 4th of July, 1831, following both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, who died on July 4, 1826

6 John Quincy Adams – Son of John Adams

7 Andrew Jackson – First President to ride in a train

8 Martin Van Buren – First President born an American citizen – (all before him were born in the British colonies)

9. William Henry Harrison   – President for only 31 days, died of pnueumonia

10 John Tyler – Loved kids, had 15 children

11 James K. Polk – First President to serve a nation from coast to coast

12 Zachary Taylor – Never voted for a President

13 Millard Fillmore – First President to have a stove and running water in the White House

14 Franklin Pierce – Memorized his entire inaugural speech – 3,319 words

15 James Buchanan – Never married, his niece was White House hostess

16 Abraham Lincoln – Tallest President, First President to be assassinated

17 Andrew Johnson – Was buried wrapped in an American flag with a copy of the Constitution

18 Ulysses S. Grant – Was fined $20 for speeding with his horse and carriage

19 Rutherford B. Hayes – First President to use a phone – his phone number was 1

20 James A. Garfield – Could write with both hands at the same time – in different languages

21 Chester A. Arthur – Changed his pants several times a day – he owned 80 pairs of pants

22 Grover Cleveland – First and only President married in the White House

23 Benjamin Harrison – First President to have electric lights and a Christmas tree in the White House, grandson of William H. Harrison

24 Grover Cleveland – First and only President to ever serve 2 non-consecutive terms

25 William McKinley – First President to use campaign buttons

26 Theodore Roosevelt – Youngest person ever to be President

27 William H. Taft – Heaviest President – 332 pounds

28 Woodrow Wilson – Dreamed of being a stage performer

29 Warren G. Harding – Gambled away a set of White House china

30 Calvin Coolidge – Only President born on the 4th of July

31 Herbert Hoover – Spoke chinese to his wife to keep their stories private

32 Franklin D. Roosevelt – Only President to serve more than 2 terms

33 Harry S. Truman – Read every book in his hometown library

34 Dwight D. Eisenhower – Commander of Allied Forces during World War II

35 John F. Kennedy – Youngest elected President, first Catholic President

36 Lyndon B. Johnson  – Was an auto mechanic and teacher before being President

37 Richard M. Nixon – Recommended a play to the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl VI

38 Gerald R. Ford – Held his daughter’s High School prom in the White House

39 Jimmy Carter – First President born in a hospital

40 Ronald Reagan – Oldest President (69-77)

41 George Bush – Survived 4 planes crashes during World War II

42 William J. Clinton – Played the saxophone on national TV

43 George W. Bush – Has a collection of over 250 signed baseballs

44 Barack Obama – The first African-American to become President

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