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Win by unanimous vote

Washington

2

1st to have pic on stamp

Washington

3

Dogs: Tater, True love, Sweet Lips

Washington

4

1 of 2 (W/Madison) to sign Constitution

Washington

5

Died on 4th of July "Jefferson Survives!"

Adams

6

First to live in WH--lost in the woods!

Adams

7

Founded UVA

Jefferson

8

Founded American Phil Society

Jefferson

9

Sent Louis & Clark

Jefferson

10

1st Sec of State

Jefferson

11

1st to shake hands w/ppl

Jefferson

12

Invented coat hangers, hideaway bed, dumbwaiter

Jefferson

13

Shortest @ 5'4"

Madison

14

1st to wear full trousers

Madison

15

1/2(w/Wash) to sign constitution

Madison

16

Father of Constitution & Bill o Rights

Madison

17

1st daughter married in WH

Monroe

18

Holding flag in Wash cross Delaware

Monroe

19

3rd to die on July 4

Monroe

20

Naked Swimmer! 1st chick interview

Q. Adams

21

Only Prez to serve in House after presidency

Q. Adams

22

Predicted the Civil War

Q. Adams

23

Elected when neither candidate had enough votes

Q. Adams

24

1st to be photographed

Q. Adams

25

Old Hickory

Jackson

26

Hero of NOLA

Jackson

27

Sharp Knife

Jackson

28

Helped found Tennessee

Jackson

29

Killed a man in a duel--bullet in chest

Jackson

30

1st to ride railroad

Jackson

31

Only to serve in Revolutionary War and War of 1812

Jackson

32

1st US born Prez

Van Buren

33

1st non-Brit

Van Buren

34

Coined OK (Old Kinderhook)

Van Buren

35

1st ESL Prez

Van Buren

36

Shortest term (32 days)

Harrison

37

Doctor

W. Harrison

38

Longest coatless speech

W. Harrison

39

2nd wife started "Hail to the Chief"

Tyler

40

Most kids (15)

Tyler

41

1st telegraphed inauguration

Polk

42

Earliest photos

Polk

43

Used wife as a free secretary

Polk

44

opened USNA

Polk

45

Opened Smithsonian

Polk

46

Wife banned card-playing in WH

Polk

47

1st WH Thanksgiving

Polk

48

One Term and DONE

Polk

49

Old Rough and REady

Taylor

50

Horses ate WH lawn

Taylor

51

Didn't vote til he was 62 because he had no permanent residence

Taylor

52

ate some bad cherries

Taylor

53

Referred to Dolley Madison as "First Lady

Taylor

54

Old Whitey

Taylor

55

U of Buffalo

Fillmore

56

Only Whig not dead or expelled

Fillmore

57

First bible and first WH library

Fillmore

58

Fought library fire

Fillmore

59

1st WH Bathtub

Fillmore

60

1st WH stove

Fillmore

61

Refused honorary degree from Oxford

Fillmore

62

1st WH Xmas Tree

Pierce

63

Speech from memory

Pierce

64

1st WH w/Central Heat

Pierce

65

Only Bachelor-niece hosted

Buchanan

66

Slept in hall when prince came to visit

Buchanan

67

Sent Lincoln a "happy" note

Buchanan

68

Tallest 6'4"

Lincoln

69

1st Beard

Lincoln

70

1st to die by assassination

Lincoln

71

buried with head resting on Constitution beneath a willow he planted

Johnson

72

No education--wife taught him

Johnson

73

20 cigars/day

Grant

74

Knew 2 songs "Yankee doodle and not yankee doodle"

Grant

75

Established Yellowstone--1st Nat'l Park

Grant

76

Hosted Indian Chief

Grant

77

1st to run against woman (vifginia woodall)

Grant

78

Speeding ticket on horseback

Grant

79

hated blood--no steak

Grant

80

Union general but wife Julia owned slaves

Grant

81

1st WH Telephone inst. by Alex Graham Bell

Hayes

82

1st WH Easter Egg Roll

Hayes

83

1st "FIRST LADY" Lemonade Lucy

Hayes

84

No booze in WH

Hayes

85

Only sitting Representative to be elected Prez

Garfield

86

Ran a "Front porch" campaign

Garfield

87

Killed by Charlie Gateau--not sterile, died

Garfield

88

"Private life is my own damn business"

Arthur

89

Partied hard

Arthur

90

Fatal Kidney disease

Arthur

91

Destroyed personal papers

Arthur

92

1st Daughter born in WH Esther

Cleveland

93

Youngest 1st lady (Adopted daughter)

Cleveland

94

Only Prez married in WH

Cleveland

95

Only to serve 2 non-consecutive terms

Cleveland

96

Lady Liberty during 2nd Term

Cleveland

97

Answered phone himself

Cleveland

98

Surgery on a yacht

Cleveland

99

Killed 2 people as NY Executioner

Cleveland

100

Paid a sub to fill in for him during Civil war

Cleveland

101

Created National Forests

Ben Harrison

102

1st Electricity in WH

Ben Harrison

103

Last Beard

Ben Harrison

104

Grandson & Great Grandson of Dec of Ind signers

Ben Harrison

105

Last Prez to serve in Civil War

McKinley

106

1st to campaign over phone

McKinley

107

1st to ride in a car

McKinley

108

Shot and died during Pan American Exposition Czolgosch

McKinley

109

Wrote book "Naval War of 1812"

Teddy Roosevelt

110

Wife and mother died same day

Teddy Roosevelt

111

Youngest person to BECOME (due to assess) president at 42

Teddy Roosevelt

112

"Bride at every wedding, corpse at every funeral"

Teddy Roosevelt

113

Photographic memory

Teddy Roosevelt

114

Severe asthma as a child

Teddy Roosevelt

115

Over 40 pets

Teddy Roosevelt

116

1st to win nobel prize

Teddy Roosevelt

117

1st to travel out of US (to Panama)

Teddy Roosevelt

118

1st to CALL it "The White House"

Teddy Roosevelt

119

"Speak softly and carry a big stick"

Teddy Roosevelt

120

Blind in one eye from boxing

Teddy Roosevelt

121

1/2 (w/JFK) buried at Arlington

Taft

122

Only person to serve as both President and Chief Justice

Taft

123

1st Prez to throw opening pitch

Taft

124

1st Prez to OWN a car

Taft

125

Fattest at 332 lbs

Taft

126

Pet cow

Taft

127

Wife Planted Cherry Trees

Taft

128

1/3 (w/Bushes) Skull and Bones Presidents

Taft

129

Only Prez with PhD

Wilson

130

President of Princeton

Wilson

131

Est. Flag Day (June 14)

Wilson

132

Dyslexic

Wilson

133

Golfed with black balls

Wilson

134

Herded sheep on WH lawn and sold wool to benefit Red Cross during WWI

Wilson

135

Fought child labor

Wilson

136

Largest landslide ever

Harding

137

1st Newspaper Publisher Prez

Harding

138

Golfed, Poker, Baseball, Boxing, Burlesque

Harding

139

Teapot Dome-sent 1st cabinet member to prison

Harding

140

Biggest feet (14)

Harding

141

Poker player--lost WH china

Harding

142

1st Radio Talk

Harding

143

1st to own a radio

Harding

144

Middle name Gamaliel

Harding

145

Few Words

Coolidge

146

Vaseline on Head

Coolidge

147

Pet raccoon Rebecca

Coolidge

148

Born on 4th of July

Coolidge

149

Wouldn't use phone

Coolidge

150

LIT first national xmas tree

Coolidge

151

slept and napped a lot

Coolidge

152

Mayor of Boston punched him in the eye

Coolidge

153

Sworn in by his father

Coolidge

154

1st Born West of Mississippi

Hoover

155

Most recent Cabinet Secretary elected

Hoover

156

Quaker

Hoover

157

1/2 (w/JFK) donated salary to charity

Hoover

158

Spoke chinese to wife to keep secrets

Hoover

159

Only had 3 alone dates with wife

Hoover

160

Chicken in every pot

Hoover

161

Approved Star Spangled Banner

Hoover

162

Elected 4 times

FDR

163

"the President's mystery" movie

FDR

164

Stamp collector

FDR

165

1st time a President's mother could vote for him

FDR

166

Mom made him wear a dress

FDR

167

Owned a haberdashery

Truman

168

Read every book in hometown library

Truman

169

The Buck Stops here

Truman

170

Pianist

Truman

171

1st Submraine ride

Truman

172

Mom refused to sleep in Lincoln's bed in WH

Truman

173

1st televised speech

Truman

174

Last Prez born in 19th century

Eisenhower

175

D. Day

Eisenhower

176

Was injured by Jim Thorpe playing football at West Point

Eisenhower

177

Prez of Columbia

Eisenhower

178

Highway system

Eisenhower

179

Only to have fought in both WWI and WWII

Eisenhower

180

1st Prez to be licensed pilot

Eisenhower

181

Chef

Eisenhower

182

Renamed Shangri-La to "Camp David"

Eisenhower

183

Golf putting green on WH Lawn

Eisenhower

184

Golf Hall of Fame

Eisenhower

185

1st Prez to serve with term limits

Eisenhower

186

1/2 (w/Hoover) to donate salary

JFK

187

Youngest ELECTED

JFK

188

1/2 (w/Taft) buried at Arlington

JFK

189

Peace Corps

JFK

190

1st in Navy

JFK

191

1st to appoint brother to cabinet post

JFK

192

Only PULITZER

JFK

193

Only Catholic

JFK

194

1st Televised debates

JFK

195

1st TV Press conference

JFK

196

1st to name African American to Cabinet

LBJ

197

Married w/ring from Sears

LBJ

198

Hated his portrait

LBJ

199

Became teacher after

LBJ

200

Used to be a grape picker

LBJ

201

Turned off lights obsessively

LBJ

202

1st to take oath from a chick

LBJ

203

"great society"

LBJ

204

Only prez to resign

Nixon

205

1st to visit all 50 states

Nixon

206

1st to visit CHINA

Nixon

207

Tricky Dicky

Nixon

208

Poker funded first campaign

Nixon

209

Bowling alley in WH

Nixon

210

Radioed w/Astronauts

Nixon

211

Birth Name: Leslie Lynch King

Ford

212

Only person to serve as both Prez and VP without ever having been elected to either

Ford

213

2 ass attempts by women

Ford

214

Shortest presidency (895 days) without dying in office

Ford

215

Cosmo model

Ford

216

Park ranger

Ford

217

Recruited by Lions and Packers

Ford

218

Held daughter's prom in WH

Ford

219

Longest living Prez (93)

Ford

220

Nobel Peace Prize (w/Obama, Wilson, Teddy Roo)

Carter

221

Peanut Farmer

Carter

222

Lived in the projects

Carter

223

1st prez born in hospital

Carter

224

Nuclear Physics Major

Carter

225

Speed Reader

Carter

226

Spokesman for GE

Reagan

227

SAG President

Reagan

228

Switched parties--supported Barry Goldwater vs LBJ

Reagan

229

taxes down, spending down, deregulation

Reagan

230

John Hinkley tried to kill him

Reagan

231

2nd term: Morning in America

Reagan

232

Jelly Belly Blueberry

Reagan

233

Oldest elected at 69

Reagan

234

2x man of the year Time Mag

Reagan

235

Only divorced Prez

Reagan

236

Oldest living former Prez and VP

George HW Bush

237

Last living WWII vet Prez

George HW Bush

238

Youngest aviator in Navy

George HW Bush

239

Survived 4 plane crashes

George HW Bush

240

Distant relative of Pierce, Lincoln, Teddy, Ford, Ben Arnold, Marilyn Monroe, Churchill

George HW Bush

241

3rd Youngest

Clinton

242

1st Baby boomer

Clinton

243

Longest peacetime economic expansion ever

Clinton

244

1st dem reelected since Roosevelt

Clinton

245

impeached for purjury

Clinton

246

2x Grammy Winner--3 blind mice

Clinton

247

1st Rhodes Scholar

Clinton

248

1/4 (w/Q, Hayes, Ben Harrison) not elected by popular vote

W

249

HS Cheerleader

W

250

Pilot in TX Nat'l Guard

W

251

1st Prez son since Q

W

252

1st Bball manager (texas and yale)

W

253

hates ice cream

Obama

254

Nobel Peace (Carter (after office), Wilson, Teddy)

Obama

255

Comic book nerd

Obama

256

Nobel (Carter, Obama, Teddy)

Wilson

257

Nobel (Carter, Obama, Wilson)

Teddy

258

Rushmore (washy, jeffy, lincoln)

Teddy

259

Rushmore (jeffy, teddy, lincoln)

Washington

260

Rushmore(washy, teddy, jeffy)

Lincoln

261

Rushmore (Washy, Teddy, Lincoln)

Jefferson