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PRES LAST FIRST * BIRTH DEATH BIRTH BIRTH  LAST DEGREE DEGREE LAST Military (M) RANK IN ** YEARS LAST TERM COLLEGE TERM COLLEGE P- Presbyterian LAST
# NAME NAME RANK DATE DATE STATE CITY HEIGHT WEIGHT NAME COLLEGE MAJOR COLLEGE MAJOR NAME OCCUPATION MILITARY OFFICE & YEARS PRESIDENT NAME OPPONENT VOTE OPPONENT VOTE RELIGION NAME
         
43 Bush George 34 7/6/1946 Connecticut New Haven 6' 190 Bush Yale G History Harvard G MBA Bush M-4  1st Lt, National Grd G-5 (1995-2000) 2001-2009 Bush Albert Gore 271-266 John Kerry 286-251 Methodist Bush
10 Tyler John 36 3/29/1790 1/18/1862 Virginia Charles City Co. 6' 0" 160? Tyler Wm&Mary  G at 17 No Tyler M-1 Captain SH-9 H-5 G-2 S-9 VP-3mo   1841-1845 Tyler *** Episcopalian Tyler
40 Reagan Ronald 17 2/6/1911 6/5/2004 Illinois Tamico 6' 1" 185 Reagan Eureka Col G Econ, Sociology No Reagan M-3 Radio,Actor Captain, Army G-8 1981-1989 Reagan Jimmy Carter 489-49 Walter Mondale 525-13 Disciples of Christ Reagan
16 Lincoln Abraham 1 2-12-1809 4-14-1865 Kentucky Hardin (now LaRue) Co. 6' 4" 180 Lincoln No No Lincoln L M-1 Captain,Private SH-8 H-2 1861-1865 Lincoln Breckinridge, Bell, Douglas 180-72-39-12 George McClellan 212-21 None Lincoln
11 Polk James K 10 11-2-1795 6-15-1849 N. Carolina Mecklenburg, Co 5' 7"? 170? Polk N. Carolina No Polk L M-2 Colonel SH-2 H-6 G-2  1845-1849 Polk Henry Clay 170-105 P & Methodist Polk
26 Roosevelt Theodore 5 10/27/1858 1/6/1919 New York New York 5' 8" 200 Roosevelt Harvard G History Princeton  1 Yr Law dg Roosevelt M-4  Colonel H-2 O-9 G-2 VP-1 1905-1909 Roosevelt *** Alton Parker 336-140 Dutch Reformed Roosevelt
1 Washington George 3 2-22-1732 12-14-1799 Virginia Westmoreland Co. 6'2" 175 Washington No No Washington Surveyor,F,M-13 General, 5 Star H of Burgess - 15 1789-1797 Washington Joan Adams 69-0 None 132-0 Episcopalian Washington
18 Grant Ulysses 37 4-27-1822 7-23-1885 Ohio Point Pleasant 5' 7" 155? Grant West Point No Grant Clerk, M-19 General, 5 Star None 1869-1877 Grant Horatio Seymour 214-80 Horace Greeley 286-0# Methodist Grant
34 Eisenhower Dwight 08 (tie) 10-14-1890 3/28/1969 Texas Denison 5' 10" 178 Eisenhower West Point G No Eisenhower M-34 Pres Colum. 2 General, 5 Star None 1953-1961 Eisenhower Adlai Stevenson 442-89 Adlai Stevenson 457-73 Presbyterian Eisenhower
9 Harrison Wm Henry 38 (tie) 2/9/1773 4-4-1841 Virginia Charles City Co. 5' 8"? 140? Harrison Pennsyl DG No Harrison M-9 Doctor General, Brig H-3 ST-2 S- M-1 1841 Harrison Martin Van Buren 234-60 Episcopalian Harrison
14 Pierce Franklin 40 11-23-1804 10/8/1869 New Hamp. Hillsborough 5' 10" 160? Pierce Bowdoin Col. No Pierce L M-2 General, Brig SH-4 H-4 S-5  1853-1857 Pierce Winfield Scott 254-42 Episcopalian Pierce
17 Johnson Andrew 41 12-29-1808 7-31-1875 North Carolina Raleigh 5' 10" 180 Johnson No No Johnson Tailor, M-3 General, Brig H-2 S-2 H-10 G-4 S-5 VP-2Mo  1865-1869 Johnson *** None Johnson
23 Harrison Benjamin 33 8/20/1833 3/13/1901 Ohio North Bend 5' 6" 150 Harrison Miami No Harrison L M-3 General, Brig S-6 1889-1893 Harrison Grover Cleveland 233-168   Presbyterian Harrison
7 Jackson Andrew 08 (tie) 3-15-1767 6-8-1845 S. Carolina Lancaster Co. 6' 1" 140 Jackson No No Jackson L M-7 F General, Major  H-2 S-2 1829-1837 Jackson John Q. Adams 178-83 Henry Clay, Others 219-49-18 Presbyterian Jackson
12 Taylor Zachary 35 11-24-1784 7-9-1850 Virginia Orange Co. 5' 8"  170 Taylor No No Taylor M-40 General, Major  None 1849-1850 Taylor Lewis Cass 183-127 Episcopalian Taylor
19 Hayes Rutherford 25 10-4-1822 1-17-1893 Ohio Delaware 5' 8.5" 175 Hayes Kenyon Harvard G L Hayes L, M-4 General, Major  H-2 G-6  1877-1881 Hayes Samuel Tilden 185-184 None Hayes
20 Garfield James 29 (tie) 11-19-1831 9-19-1881 Ohio Cuyahoga, Co. 6' 0" 185 Garfield Eclectic Inst,Williams No Garfield M-2 General, Major  St-2 H-17  1881 Garfield Winford Hancock 214-155 Disciples of Christ Garfield
21 Arthur Chester 28 10-5-1829 11-18-1886 Vermont North Fairfield 6' 2" 225 Arthur Union College No Arthur L M-5 General, Qtr Mstr CO-7 VP-1 1881-1885 Arthur *** Episcopalian Arthur
35 Kennedy John 11 5/29/1917 11/22/1963 Massachusetts Brookline 6' 170 Kennedy Harvard G Pol Sci No Kennedy M-2 Lieutenant Navy H-6 S-8  1961-1963 Kennedy Nixon, Harry Byrd 303-219-15 Catholic Kennedy
5 Monroe James 14 (tie) 4-28-1758 7-4-1831 Virginia Westmoreland Co. 6' 0" 190? Monroe Wm&Mary  DG 1 Yr No Monroe M-2 SL Lt Col. S-4 G-3 SS-6 C-2 1817-1825 Monroe Rufus King 183-34 None 132-1 Episcopalian Monroe
36 Johnson Lyndon 14 (tie) 8/27/1908 1/22/1973 Texas Johnson City 6' 3" 210 Johnson SW Texas St Teachers Col. G   No Johnson M-2 SL T F Lt Command., Navy H-12 S-12 VP 2 1963-1969 Johnson *** Barry Goldwater 486-52 Disciples of Christ Johnson
37 Nixon Richard 32 1/9/1913 4/22/1994 California Yorba Linda 5' 11"   175 Nixon Whittier Col. G - History Duke G Law Nixon L M-4 Lt Command., Navy H-3 S-2 VP-8 1969-1974 Nixon Hubert Humphrey, Wallace 301-191-46 George McGovern 520-17 Quaker Nixon
38 Ford Gerald 26 7/14/1913 12/26/2006 Nebraska Omaha 6' 195 Ford Michigan G Econ, Pol Sci Yale G Law Ford Coach L M-4 Lt Command., Navy H-24 VP-1 1974-1977 Ford Nixon Resigned Episcopalian Ford
41 Bush George H. W. 22 (tie) 6/12/1924 Massachusetts Milton 6' 2" 195 Bush Yale G Econ Bush M-3 Oilman Lt, Jr. Grade, Navy H-4 M-3 Dir CiA-3 VP-8 1989-1993 Bush Michael Dukakis 426-111 Episcopalian Bush
39 Carter Jimmy 27 10/1/1924 Georgia Plains 5' 9" 155 Carter Naval Academy G No Carter F Humanitarian Lt, Sr. Grade, Navy SS-4 G-04 1977-1981 Carter Gerald Ford 297-240 Baptist Carter
25 McKinley William 20 (tie) 1-29-1843 9/6/1901 Ohio Niles 5' 7" 200 McKinley Allegheny College DG No McKinley L M-4 Major H-12 G-4 1897-1905 McKinley William Jennings Bryan 271-176 William Jennings Bryan 292-155 Methodist McKinley
33 Truman Harry 7 5-8-1884 12/26/1972 Missouri Lamar 5' 10" 180 Truman KC Law School G Law No Truman L M-8 Major J-10 S-10 VP-1 Mo 1945-1953 Truman Dewey, Thurmond, Wallace 303-189-39-0 Baptist Truman
13 Fillmore Millard 38 (tie) 1-7-1800 3/8/1874 New York Cayuga Co. 6' 0" 200? Fillmore No No Fillmore L M-4 Major   SH-2 H-8 VP-2 1850-1853 Fillmore *** Unitarian Fillmore
2 Adams John 12 10-30-1735 7-4-1826 Massachusetts Braintree (Quincy) 5'6" 170? Adams Harvard G B of A No Adams L No SH-4 M-10 VP - 8 1797-1801 Adams Tom Jefferson 71-68 Unitarian Adams
3 Jefferson Thomas 4 4-13-1743 7-4-1826 Virginia Albemarle Co. 6'2 1/2" 185? Jefferson Wm&Mary  DG 2 Yrs  No Jefferson L G-2 VP-4 F No  G-2 M-4 SS-3 VP-4 1801-1809 Jefferson Burr, Adams 73-73-65 Pinckney 162-14 Deism Jefferson
4 Madison James 13 3/16/1771 6/28/1836 Virginia Port Conway 5' 4" 100 Madison Princeton G -4 YRS No Madison F SL No M-6 H-4 SS-8  1809-1817 Madison Charles Pinckney 122-47 DeWitt Clinton 128-89 Episcopalian Madison
8 Van Buren Martin 24 12/5/1772 7/24/1862 New York Kinderhook 5' 6" 150? Van Buren No No Van Buren L No SS-8 S-7 G-1 SS-2 VP-4 1837-1841 Van Buren Harrison,White,Webster 170-73-26-14-11 Episcopalian Van Buren
27 Taft William 22 (tie) 9-15-1857 3/8/1930 Ohio Cincinnati 6' 2" 332 Taft Yale U of Cincy G Law Taft L Dean-4 Prof-12 No J-13 C-4  CJ-9 1909-1913 Taft William Jennings Bryan 321-162 Unitarian Taft
28 Wilson Woodrow 6 12-28-1856 2/3/1924 Virginia Staunton 5' 11" 180 Wilson Princeton G History John Hopkins G PHD Pol Sci Wilson Pres Princeton-8 No G-2 1913-1921 Wilson Roosevelt Taft 435-88-8 Charles Evans Hughes 277-254 Presbyterian Wilson
29 Harding Warren 43 11/2/1865 8/2/1923 Ohio Blooming Grove 6' 185 Harding Ohio Central Col. No Harding Tchr, Ins. Pub. No St-4 S-6  1921-1923 Harding James Cox 414-127 Baptist Harding
30 Coolidge Calvin 31 7-4-1872 1/5/1933 Vermont Plymouth 5' 9" 150 Coolidge Amherst No Coolidge L Local Politics No Ma-1 St-3 G-1 VP-2 1921-1929 Coolidge John Davis, Robt LaFollette 382-136-13 Congregationalist Coolidge
31 Hoover Herbert 29 (tie) 8/11/1884 10/20/1964 Iowa West Branch 5' 11" 175? Hoover Stanford Geology No Hoover Eng. Relief Eff. No C-7  1929-1933 Hoover Alfred Smith 444-87 Quaker Hoover
32 Roosevelt Franklin Delano 2 1-30-1882 4/12/1945 New York Hyde Park 6' 1" 185 Roosevelt Harvard G History Columbia  2Y Law DG Roosevelt L No S-2 C-7 G-4 1933-1945 Roosevelt Herbert Hoover 472-59 Alf Landon, Willkie (3rd) 523-8, 449-82 Episcopalian Roosevelt
42 Clinton Bill 20 (tie) 8/19/1946 Arkansas Hope 6' 2" 215 Clinton Georgetown G Intern. Studies Oxford, Yale 2 Yrs Ox., G Law Clinton Prof, L No G-11 1993-2001 Clinton George W. H. Bush 370-168 Bob Dole 379-159 Southern Baptist Clinton
44 Obama Barack 14 (tie) * 8/4/1961 Hawaii Honolulu 6' 2" 165 Obama Columbia G Political Sci Harvard G Law Obama L No D-3 2009- Obama John McCain 365-173 Protestant Obama
6 Adams John Q. 18 7-11-1767 2-23-1848 Massachusetts Braintree (Quincy) 5' 7" 175 Adams Lyden/Harv   No Adams L No  ST-1 S-5 M-14 SS-8 H-17 1825-1829 Adams Jackson,Crawford,Clay 84-99-41-37 Unitarian Adams
22 Cleveland Grover 19 3-18-1837 6/24/1908 New Jersey Caldwell 5' 11" 250 Cleveland No No Cleveland L  Pd $150 for Sub L Sf-2 Ma-1 G-2  1885-1889 Cleveland James G. Blaine 219-182 Presbyterian Cleveland
24 Cleveland Grover 21 3-18-1838 6/25/1908 New Jersey Caldwell 5' 11" 251 Cleveland No No Cleveland L Pd $150 for Sub L Sf-2 Ma-1 G-3 1893-1897 Cleveland Benjamin Harrison 227-145-22 Harrison, James Weaver Presbyterian Cleveland
15 Buchanan James 42 4-23-1791 6-1-1868 Pennsylvania Cove Gap 6' 0" 200 Buchanan Dickinson Col No Buchanan M-1  Private, War of 1812 SH-2 H-10 M-5 S-1 SS-4 1857-1861 Buchanan John Fremont, Fillmore 174-114-8 Presbyterian Buchanan
         
         
FOOTNOTES - most abbreviations were in occupation column:           
 * See Average of 17 polls ranking Presidents at link:            
     http://www.slagshouseofstats.com/Presidents/17PRESIDENTIALRANKINGS.htm          
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C CABINET  C          
CJ CHIEF JUSTICE US SUPREME COURT          
Co COLLECTOR OF THE PORT OF NEW YORK          
F FARMER          
DG DIDN'T GRADUATE          
G GOVERNOR (G) OR GRADUATED          
H HOUSE (H)          
J JUDGE          
M MINISTER TO CTRY (M)          
Ma MAYOR          
O Member of US Civil Svc Commission 6, Pres of NYC Police Board 2, Asst Sec of he Navy 1          
S SENATE (S)          
Sf SHERIFF          
SH STATE HOUSE (SH)          
SL STUDIED LAW, NEVER ADMITTED TO BAR          
SS SEC OF STATE (SS)          
ST STATE SEN (ST)          
T Teacher          
VP VICE PRES (VP)          
***               Became President when prior President died          
# Horatio Greeley died after election but before electoral vote cast.  He would have received 66          
     votes.          
         
INTERESTING STATS:          
Last 19 presidents graduated from college while 15 of first 25 graduated from college.  Four other          
     Presidents in the first 25 attended but did not graduate from college.           
Presidents graduated from 26 different colleges with 4 year degrees led by Harvard 5, William & Mary 3,          
     Yale 3, Princeton 2 and West Point 2.          
Five Presidents graduated with a History Major, 3 with Economics Major and 3 with Political Major.          
Eight graduated with advanced degree.  Hayes only President with advanced degree in first 25 Presidents.            
Woodrow Wilson only President with PHD.  Six of other 7 advanced degrees were in Law.          
Eight Presidents with advanced degree graduated from 5 different schools led by Harvard 3 and Yale 2.           
First President born in 1800's was Millard Fillmore, 1st born in 1900's was John Kennedy.          
Twenty-two of 44 Presidents were Lawyers and three others studied law.          
Presidents were born in 22 different states led by: Virginia 8, Ohio 7, NY 4, and Massachusetts 4.          
Presidents were in 13 different religions led by:   Episcopalian 12, Presbyterian 6 and Unitarian 4.           
Twenty-nine Presidents were in the Military, all officers but one including 12 Generals.          
         
         
         
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