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24 - Grover Cleveland

Personal Statistics:

Birth Date: March 18, 1837

Birthplace: Presbyterian manse, Caldwell, New Jersey

Father: Reverend Richard Falley Cleveland (1804-1853)

Mother: Ann Neal (1806-1882)

Height at Prime: 5 feet 11 inches

Physical Description: Massive build, bull neck, double chin, thin brown hair, blue eyes, fair skinned, mustache

Religion: Presbyterian

Wife: Frances Folsom (July 21, 1864 – October 29, 1947)

Marriage Date: June 2, 1886

Marriage Place: White House, Washington, District of Columbia (only president to marry in the White House)

Children:

-- Ruth Cleveland (October 3, 1891 – January 7, 1904)

-- Esther Cleveland Bosanquet (September 9, 1893 – June 25, 1980)

-- Marion Cleveland Dell Amen (July 7, 1895 –June 18, 1977)

-- Richard Folsom Cleveland (October 28, 1897 – January 10, 1974)

-- Francis Grover Cleveland (July 18, 1903 – November 8, 1995)

Death Date: June 24, 1908

Place of Death: His home, Princeton, New Jersey

Cause of Death: Heart failure, stroke or intestinal obstruction

Final Words: “I have tried so hard to do right.”

Burial Place: Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, New Jersey

Professional Statistics:

Sheriff of Erie County, New York (1871-1873)

Mayor of Buffalo, New York (1882)

Governor of New York (1883-1885)

24th President of the United States (1893-1897)

Political Party: Democrat

His Vice President: Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1893-1897)

Events During Presidency:

Against the Annexation of Hawaii (1893)

Panic of 1893

Repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act (1893)

Wilson-Gorman Act (1894)

Pullman Strike (1894)

Utah admitted to the Union (1896)


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