Calvin Coolidge


30th President of the United States (August 3, 1923 to March 3, 1929)
Nickname: "Silent Cal"
Vice President: Charles G. Dawes

Born: July 4, 1872, in Plymouth, Vermont
Died: January 5, 1933, in Northampton, Massachusetts

Father: John Calvin Coolidge
Mother: Victoria Josephine Moor Coolidge
Married: Grace Anna Goodhue (1879-1957), on October 4, 1905
Children: John Coolidge (1906- ); Calvin Coolidge, Jr. (1908-1924)

Religion: Congregationalist
Education: Graduated from Amherst College (1895)
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Republican



Calvin Coolidge was so famous for saying so little that a White House dinner guest made a bet that she could get the President to say more than two words. She told the President of her wager. His reply: "You lose."


See Also:

White House History -- Calvin Coolidge


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