The Presidential Book of Lists: From Most to Least, Elected to Rejected, Worst to Cursed-Fascinating Facts About Our Chief Executives

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 21, 2008 - Games & Activities - 288 pages
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An entertaining and informative compendium of facts and trivia about the U.S. presidents ranges from George Washington to the results of the 2008 presidential election in a volume organized into more than one hundred different categories.
 

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The presidential book of lists: from most to least, elected to rejected, worst to cursed: fascinating facts about our chief executives

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Contents

The Five Presidents Who lived longest
3
The Five Tallest Presidents
9
1800s and 1900s
18
I6 The Presidents Who Outlived the Greatest Number of Their Successors
23
Presidents Older Than the Greatest Number of Their Predecessors
24
Presidents Who Had No Living Predecessors
25
Presidents Who Had the Most Living Predecessors
26
Time Periods When the Most Former and Current Presidents Were Alive
27
The Presidents with Doctorates
101
Most Popular PrePresidential Jobs
102
Presidents Who Served in the Federal Government After leaving Office
106
former Presidents Who Ran for the Presidency After leaving Office
108
Vice Presidents Who Were Elected President
111
Vice Presidents Who Succeeded to the Presidency But Were Not Elected to Their Own Terms
116
Political Parties to Which the Greatest Number of Presidents Belonged
120
The Five Presidents Who Ran for Office in Different Years for Different Parties
123

Years When the Greatest Number of Presidents Were Born
28
Years When the Greatest Number of Presidents Died
29
Terms of Office When the Greatest Number of Presidents Died
30
longest Periods During Which No Presidents Died
31
The Four Presidents Who Were Assassinated
32
Presidential Victims of the 20Year Curse
35
Posthumous Presidents Those Born After Their Fathers Death
38
HOME AND FAMILY
39
The Five Presidents Who Had the Most Children
41
The Presidents Who Had the Fewest Children
43
Ten Presidents Who Were the Most Older Than Their Wives
45
The Six Presidents Younger Than Their Wives
47
The Five Presidents Whose Wives Outlived Them the Longest
49
The Five Presidents Who Outlived Their Wives the longest
52
The Six Presidents Who Had More Than One Wife
54
The President Who Had No Wife
56
The Three Presidents Who Got Married While in Office
58
Most Popular Religions of Presidents
59
Presidents with ForeignBorn Wives
61
Presidents Whose Parents lived to See Them Inaugurated
62
Presidents Known for Having Facial Hair
65
The President Whose Birthday Was His Wifes Death Day
66
Presidential Relatives Who Served in the Federal Government
68
Presidents Who Were Related
76
Presidents Who Had All Their Children Live to See Them Take Office
83
Presidents Who Had All Their Siblings live to See Them Take Office
86
The Three Presidents Who Fathered Children After Leaving Office
87
The Two Presidents Who Fathered Children While in Office
88
Presidents Who Were Firstborn Children
89
The Five Presidents Who Didnt Live in the White House
92
The Presidents Fathers Occupations
94
The Presidents Who Died Before Their Parents
96
Presidents Who Served in the Military
125
The Three Presidents Who Graduated from Military Academies
134
Presidents Who Ran Unsuccessfully for the Presidency Before Their Election
136
Presidents Who Previously Served in the Cabinet
139
Presidents Who Won the Nobel Prize
142
Elections in Which No Candidates Had Previously Been
157
The Five Oldest Presidents
165
Presidents Defeated in Their Bids for Reelection
192
Presidents Who Won Reelection
195
OneTerm Presidents Who Did Not Seek Reelection or Were Denied the Nomination
200
Presidents inaugurated Outside Washington D C
204
The Five Presidents Who Issued the Most Vetoes
206
The Presidents Who issued the Fewest Vetoes
208
The Five Presidents Who Had the Most Vetoes Overridden
209
The Six Presidents inaugurated on Two Different Days
211
Gaps When There Was No President
213
The Presidents Who Saw the Most States Join the Union
217
The Presidents involved in Wars During Their Terms
218
AWARDS AND HONORS
225
Ships Named for U S Presidents
227
The Six Presidents on U S Coins
228
The Presidents on U S Paper Money
231
National and State Capitals Named for Presidents
234
The Four Presidents on Mount Rushmore
235
OTHER PRESIDENTIAL INFORMATION
239
The Most Uncommon Presidents Those Appearing in the Fewest Lists in this Book
241
The Most Common Presidents Those Appearing in the Most lists in this Book
242
The Average President
243
About President David Atchison
247
Index
251
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