Presidents: Benjamin Harrison

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Benjamin Harrison has the unique distinction of having a grandfather, William Henry Harrison, who was also president.   Benjamin Harrison was born on August 20, 1833 in North Bend, Ohio. He was the second of eight children born to John … Continued

Presidents: Grover Cleveland

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Grover Cleveland has the unique distinction of being the only president to serve his two terms non-consecutively. Stephen Grover Cleveland was born on March 18, 1837 in Caldwell, New Jersey. He was the son of a Presbyterian minister, Richard Falley … Continued

Presidents: James A. Garfield

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After the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, his successors seemed to think it was a fluke due to the Civil War. That is until President James A. Garfield, the 20th President, was assassinated a few short months after he took … Continued

Presidents: Rutherford B. Hayes

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Rutherford B. Hayes became president as the Reconstruction period ended. Rutherford Birchard Hayes was born on October 4, 1822 in Delaware, Ohio. He was the son of Rutherford and Sophia Birchard Hayes. The future president never knew his father, who … Continued

Presidents: Andrew Johnson

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Following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, his Vice President Andrew Johnson became president. President Johnson oversaw the reconstruction period following the Civil War. He was also the first President to be impeached. Andrew Johnson was born on December 29, 1808 … Continued

Presidents: Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln is one of our best known Presidents. He had the awesome task of leading the nation through the American Civil War. He was also the first president to be assassinated. Abraham Lincoln was born into poverty on February … Continued

Presidents: Franklin Pierce

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  Franklin Pierce is one of the most forgotten presidents. He also suffered a considerable loss in his family which lead to depression and alcoholism. Franklin Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsborough, New Hampshire. He was the … Continued

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