The History Place - Presidential Portraits

1. George Washington Term of Office (1789-1797) George Washington
Term of Office (1789-1797)
2. John Adams (1797-1801) John Adams (1797-1801)
3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
4. James Madison (1809-1817) James Madison (1809-1817)
5 James Monroe (1817-1825) James Monroe (1817-1825)
6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841) Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
9. William H. Harrison (1841) William H. Harrison (1841)
10. John Tyler (1841-1845) John Tyler (1841-1845)
11. James K. Polk (1845-1849) James K. Polk (1845-1849)
12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850) Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853) Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857) Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
15. James Buchanan (1857-1861) James Buchanan (1857-1861)
16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865) Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869) Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877) Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881) Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
20. James A. Garfield (1881) James A. Garfield (1881)
21. Chester A. Arthur (1881-1885) Chester A. Arthur (1881-1885)
22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889) Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893) Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897) Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
25. William McKinley (1897-1901) William McKinley (1897-1901)
26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
27. William H. Taft (1909-1913) William H. Taft (1909-1913)
28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921) Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923) Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929) Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933) Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945) Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961) Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963) John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969) Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
37. Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974) Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974)
38. Gerald R. Ford (1974-1977) Gerald R. Ford (1974-1977)
39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981) Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989) Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
41. George Bush (1989-1993) George Bush (1989-1993)
42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001) Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
43. George W. Bush (2001-2009) George W. Bush (2001-2009)
44. Barack Obama (2009-present) Barack Obama (2009-present)

Presidential Facts

  • Four Presidents were assassinated - Abraham Lincoln (1865), James Garfield (1881), William McKinley (1901), John F. Kennedy (1963).
  • Four died from illness while in office - William H. Harrison (1841), Zachary Taylor (1850), Warren G. Harding (1923), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1945).
  • Attempted assassinations - Andrew Jackson (1835), President-elect Franklin Roosevelt (1933), Harry Truman (1950), Gerald R. Ford (1975), Ronald Reagan (1981).
  • Impeached or resigned - Andrew Johnson (impeached in 1868 by the House, not convicted in the Senate), Richard Nixon (resigned in 1974 amid impeachment proceedings), Bill Clinton (impeached by the House in 1998, not convicted in the Senate in 1999).
  • Three of the first five Presidents died on July 4 after leaving office (Adams, Jefferson, Monroe).
  • Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4.
  • John Quincy Adams became the only ex-President to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Andrew Johnson became the only ex-President to serve in the U.S. Senate, and made an emotional return in 1875 to the scene of his impeachment trial.
  • Grover Cleveland was the only President to serve two non-consecutive terms.
  • Two Presidents married while in office - Grover Cleveland and Woodrow Wilson.
  • Two sons of Presidents were elected - John Quincy Adams (son of John Adams) and George W. Bush (son of George Bush).
  • Benjamin Harrison was the only grandson of a President.
  • Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest President at age 42.
  • William H. Taft was the only ex-President to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Truman's inauguration was the first one televised.
  • John F. Kennedy gave the first live televised press conference, six days after taking office.
  • At age 69, Ronald Reagan was the oldest man elected and was the only actor.

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