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30 - Calvin Coolidge

Personal Statistics:

Birth Date: July 4, 1872

Birthplace: Family home adjoining the Coolidge general store in Plymouth, Vermont

Father: John Calvin Coolidge (1845-1926)

Mother: Victoria Josephine Moor (1846-1885)

Height at Prime: About 5 feet 9 inches

Physical Description: Slight build, chiseled features, pointed nose, cleft chin, small blue eyes, red hair turned sandy

Religion: Congregationalist

Wife: Grace Anna Goodhue (January 3, 1879 – July 8, 1957)

Marriage Date: October 4, 1905

Marriage Place: Home of the bride’s parents in Burlington, Vermont


-- John Coolidge (September 7, 1906 – May 31, 2000)

-- Calvin Coolidge Jr. (April 13, 1908 – July 7, 1924)

Death Date: January 5, 1933

Place of Death: His home, Northampton, Massachusetts

Cause of Death: Coronary thrombosis

Final Words: Unknown

Burial Place: Plymouth Cemetery, Plymouth, Vermont

Professional Statistics:

Member of Massachusetts General Court (1907-1908)

Mayor of Northampton, Massachusetts (1910-1911)

Massachusetts State Senator (1912-1915); Senate President (1914-1915)

Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (1916-1918)

Governor of Massachusetts (1919-1920)

Vice President of the United States (1921-1923)

30th President of the United States (1923-1929)

Political Party: Republican

His Vice President: Charles Gates Dawes (1925-1929)

Events During Presidency:

Immigration Act of 1924

Tax Reduction (1924 and 1926)

Veterans Bonus (1924)

Commercial Aviation under the Air Commerce Act (1926)

Farm Relief Vetoes (1927-1928)

Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928)

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