1)  At 6 feet, 4 inches, Abraham Lincoln was the tallest U.S. President.

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2)   Millard Fillmore was the first President to have a stepmother.

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3)  James Garfield was the first left-handed President.

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4)  Jimmy Carter was the first president to be born in a hospital.

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5) George H. W. Bush was the first serving vice president to be elected president since Martin Van Buren.

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6)  Much has been written about Lincoln-Kennedy assassinations coincidences, including

Both had seven letters in their last names.

Both were shot in the head on a Friday seated beside their wives.

Lincoln was shot at Ford’s Theatre. Kennedy was shot in a Lincoln Limo, which was made by Ford.

Lincoln was in Box 7 at Ford’s Theatre, and Kennedy was in Car 7 of the Dallas motorcade.

Both assassins had three names with 15 letters (John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald).

Booth shot Lincoln in a theater and was captured in a warehouse. Oswald shot Kennedy in a warehouse and was captured in a theater.

Both were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in ’46, were runners-up for their party’s nomination for vice president in ’56, and were elected president in ’60.

Both were succeeded by southern Democrats named Johnson.

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7) At 325 pounds, William Taft was the largest president in American history and even got stuck in the White House bathtub.

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8) Woodrow Wilson painted his golf balls black during the winter so he could continue playing golf even in the snow.

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9)  No president has ever been an only child.

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10) Kennedy was the first Roman Catholic to be president, the first Boy Scout to become president, and the first president to be born in the twentieth century

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11) Andrew Johnson was the first US President to be impeached.  It was 131 years before another president, Bill Clinton, was impeached.

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12)  Gerald Ford worked as a model during college.

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13)  James Buchanan was the only president to never marry, instead remaining a bachelor his entire life.

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14)  Grover Cleveland is the only president to ever serve two non-consecutive terms.

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15)  Warren Harding bet the White House china collection in a game of poker and lost it all in one hand.

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16) Calvin Coolidge had a morning ritual where someone rubbed Vaseline on his head while he ate breakfast in bed.

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17). As a high school student, George W. Bush was the school’s head cheerleader.

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18)  Ulysses S. Grant smoked a lot of cigars — at least 20 a day. He died of throat cancer in 1885.

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19)  Chester Arthur owned 80 pairs of pants.

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20)  William McKinley almost always wore a red carnation on his lapel as a good luck charm.

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21) Herbert Hoover’s son had two pet alligators, which were occasionally allowed to run throughout the White House.

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22) The “S” in Harry S Truman doesn’t stand for anything.

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