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United States Presidents

A presentation by Fox News

George Washington
#1

George Washington

1789-1797

The only U.S. President to receive 100 percent of the electoral votes.

Background

  • Home StateVirginia
  • OccupationMilitary/Farmer
  • Alma MaterNone
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$525 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration57
  • Political PartyIndependent
  • Vetoes2
  • US Population3,929,000
  • National Debt$71,060,508.50

National Archives & Records

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John Adams
#2

John Adams

1797-1801

The first one-term U.S. President.

Background

  • Home StateMassachusetts
  • OccupationFarmer/Lawyer
  • Alma MaterHarvard University
  • ReligionUnitarian
  • Net Worth$19 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration61
  • Political PartyFederalist
  • Vetoes
  • US Population4,883,000
  • National Debt$82,064,479.33

National Archives & Records, Library of Congress

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Thomas Jefferson
#3

Thomas Jefferson

1801-1809

This U.S. President tried to assemble a mastodon skeleton in the White House.

Background

  • Home StateVirginia
  • OccupationFarmer/Lawyer
  • Alma MaterCollege of William and Mary
  • ReligionN/A
  • Net Worth$212 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration57
  • Political PartyDemocratic-Republican
  • Vetoes
  • US Population5,486,000
  • National Debt$83,038,050.80

White House Archives, National Archives & Records

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James Madison
#4

James Madison

1809-1817

The shortest U.S. President at 5 feet, 4 inches.

Background

  • Home StateVirginia
  • OccupationFarmer
  • Alma MaterPrinceton University
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$101 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration57
  • Political PartyDemocratic-Republican
  • Vetoes7
  • US Population7,031,000
  • National Debt$57,023,192.09

White House Archives, Library of Congress

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James Monroe
#5

James Monroe

1817-1825

One of the three U.S. Presidents that died on July 4th, along with John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

Background

  • Home StateVirginia
  • OccupationFarmer/Lawyer
  • Alma MaterCollege of William and Mary
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$27 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration58
  • Political PartyDemocratic-Republican
  • Vetoes1
  • US Population8,899,000
  • National Debt$123,491,965.16

White House Archives, National Archives & Records

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John Quincy Adams
#6

John Quincy Adams

1825-1829

This U.S. President kept an alligator in the White House for several months.

Background

  • Home StateMassachusetts
  • OccupationLawyer/Diplomat
  • Alma MaterHarvard University
  • ReligionUnitarian
  • Net Worth$21 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration57
  • Political PartyDemocratic-Republican
  • Vetoes
  • US Population11,252,000
  • National Debt$83,788,432.71

White House Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Andrew Jackson
#7

Andrew Jackson

1829-1837

This U.S. President invited the public to the White House for the inaugural ball.

Background

  • Home StateSouth Carolina
  • OccupationMilitary/Lawyer
  • Alma MaterNone
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Net Worth$119 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration61
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes12
  • US Population12,565,000
  • National Debt$58,421,413.67

U.S. Senate, Library of Congress

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Martin Van Buren
#8

Martin Van Buren

1837-1841

The first U.S. President to be born a U.S. citizen.

Background

  • Home StateNew York
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterNone
  • ReligionDutch Reformed
  • Net Worth$26 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration54
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes1
  • US Population15,843,000
  • National Debt$336,957.83

White House Historical Association, Cornell University

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William Henry Harrison
#9

William Henry Harrison

1841

This U.S. President served for only 32 days.

Background

  • Home StateVirginia
  • OccupationMilitary
  • Alma MaterHampden-Sydney College
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$5 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration68
  • Political PartyWhig
  • Vetoes
  • US Population17,733,000
  • National Debt$5,250,875.54

National Portrait Gallery, Library of Congress

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John Tyler
#10

John Tyler

1841-1845

This U.S. President had 15 children.

Background

  • Home StateVirginia
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterCollege of William and Mary
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$51 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration51
  • Political PartyWhig
  • Vetoes10
  • US Population17,733,000
  • National Debt$5,250,875.54

White House Archives, Library of Congress

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James K. Polk
#11

James K. Polk

1845-1849

This U.S. President signed the law creating the Smithsonian Institution.

Background

  • Home StateNorth Carolina
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterUniversity of North Carolina
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Net Worth$10 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration49
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes3
  • US Population20,182,000
  • National Debt$15,925,303.01

White House Archives, National Archives & Records

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Zachary Taylor
#12

Zachary Taylor

1849-1850

This U.S. President first voted at the age of 62.

Background

  • Home StateVirginia
  • OccupationMilitary
  • Alma MaterNone
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$6 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration64
  • Political PartyWhig
  • Vetoes
  • US Population22,631,000
  • National Debt$63,061,858.69

White House Archives, Library of Congress

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Millard Fillmore
#13

Millard Fillmore

1850-1853

This U.S. President was born in a log cabin.

Background

  • Home StateNew York
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterNone
  • ReligionUnitarian
  • Net Worth$4 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration50
  • Political PartyWhig
  • Vetoes
  • US Population23,261,000
  • National Debt$63,452,773.55

White House Archives, Library of Congress

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Franklin Pierce
#14

Franklin Pierce

1853-1857

This U.S. President had the nickname "Handsome Frank."

Background

  • Home StateNew Hampshire
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterBowdoin College
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$2 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration48
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes9
  • US Population25,736,000
  • National Debt$59,803,117.70

National Portrait Gallery, Library of Congress

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James Buchanan
#15

James Buchanan

1857-1861

The only U.S. President to never get married.

Background

  • Home StatePennsylvania
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterDickinson College
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Net Worthless than $1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration65
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes7
  • US Population29,037,000
  • National Debt$28,699,831.85

National Portrait Gallery, Library of Congress

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Abraham Lincoln
#16

Abraham Lincoln

1861-1865

The only U.S. President to have a child, his son Willie, die in the White House.

Background

  • Home StateKentucky
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterNone
  • ReligionN/A
  • Net Worthless than $1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration52
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes7
  • US Population32,351,000
  • National Debt$90,580,873.72

Library of Congress

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Andrew Johnson
#17

Andrew Johnson

1865-1869

Congress tried to remove this U.S. President from office.

Background

  • Home StateNorth Carolina
  • OccupationTailor
  • Alma MaterNone
  • ReligionN/A
  • Net Worthless than $1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration56
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes29
  • US Population35,701,000
  • National Debt$2,680,647,869.74

National Park Service, Library of Congress

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Ulysses S. Grant
#18

Ulysses S. Grant

1869-1877

The first U.S. President to see the Pacific Ocean.

Background

  • Home StateOhio
  • OccupationMilitary
  • Alma MaterThe United States Military Academy at West Point
  • ReligionMethodist
  • Net Worthless than $1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration46
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes93
  • US Population39,051,000
  • National Debt$2,588,452,213.94

Library of Congress, National Archives & Records

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Rutherford B. Hayes
#19

Rutherford B. Hayes

1877-1881

This U.S. President hosted the first White House Easter Egg Roll.

Background

  • Home StateOhio
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterKenyon College
  • ReligionMethodist
  • Net Worth$3 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration54
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes13
  • US Population47,141,000
  • National Debt$2,205,301,392.10

National Archives & Records, Library of Congress

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James A. Garfield
#20

James A. Garfield

1881

The first left-handed U.S. President.

Background

  • Home StateOhio
  • OccupationEducator/Lawyer
  • Alma MaterWilliams College
  • ReligionDisciples of Christ
  • Net Worthless than $1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration49
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes
  • US Population51,542,000
  • National Debt$2,069,013,569.58

Library of Congress, U.S. Capitol Archives

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Chester A. Arthur
#21

Chester A. Arthur

1881-1885

This U.S. President had the first elevator installed in the White House.

Background

  • Home StateVermont
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterUnion College
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worthless than $1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration51
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes12
  • US Population51,542,000
  • National Debt$2,069,013,569.58

Library of Congress

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Grover Cleveland
#22

Grover Cleveland

1885-1889

The only U.S. President to serve two terms not consecutively.

Background

  • Home StateNew Jersey
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterNone
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Net Worth$25 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration47
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes414
  • US Population56,658,000
  • National Debt$1,863,964,873.14

Library of Congress

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Benjamin Harrison
#23

Benjamin Harrison

1889-1893

The first U.S. President to have a Christmas tree in the White House.

Background

  • Home StateOhio
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterMiami University
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Net Worth$5 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration55
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes44
  • US Population61,775,000
  • National Debt$1,619,052,922.23

Library of Congress, U.S. Navy

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Grover Cleveland
#24

Grover Cleveland

1893-1897

The only U.S. President to serve two terms not consecutively.

Background

  • Home StateNew Jersey
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterNone
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Net Worth$25 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration55
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes170
  • US Population66,970,000
  • National Debt$1,545,985,686.13
William Mckinley
#25

William Mckinley

1897-1901

The first U.S. President to ride in a car.

Background

  • Home StateOhio
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterAllegheny College
  • ReligionMethodist
  • Net Worth$1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration54
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes42
  • US Population72,189,000
  • National Debt$1,817,672,665.90

Library of Congress

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Theodore Roosevelt
#26

Theodore Roosevelt

1901-1909

The Teddy Bear was named after this U.S. President.

Background

  • Home StateNew York
  • OccupationAuthor/Lawyer
  • Alma MaterHarvard University
  • ReligionDutch Reformed
  • Net Worth$125 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration42
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes82
  • US Population77,584,000
  • National Debt$2,143,326,933.89

Library of Congress

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William Howard Taft
#27

William Howard Taft

1909-1913

The only U.S. President to serve as a Supreme Court justice after leaving office.

Background

  • Home StateOhio
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterYale University
  • ReligionUnitarian
  • Net Worth$3 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration51
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes39
  • US Population90,490,000
  • National Debt$2,639,546,241.04

Library of Congress

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Woodrow Wilson
#28

Woodrow Wilson

1913-1921

This U.S. President signed the law giving women the right to vote.

Background

  • Home StateVirginia
  • OccupationEducator
  • Alma MaterPrinceton University
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Net Worthless than $1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration56
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes44
  • US Population97,225,000
  • National Debt$2,916,204,913.66

Central Intelligence Agency, Library of Congress

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Warren G. Harding
#29

Warren G. Harding

1921-1923

Had the largest shoe size of any U.S. President, 14.

Background

  • Home StateOhio
  • OccupationNewspaper Editor
  • Alma MaterOhio Central College
  • ReligionBaptist
  • Net Worth$1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration55
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes6
  • US Population108,538,000
  • National Debt$23,977,450,552.54

Library of Congress, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

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Calvin Coolidge
#30

Calvin Coolidge

1923-1929

The only U.S. President born on the fourth of July.

Background

  • Home StateVermont
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterAmherst College
  • ReligionCongretionalist
  • Net Worthless than $1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration51
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes50
  • US Population111,947,000
  • National Debt$22,349,707,365.36

Library of Congress

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Herbert Hoover
#31

Herbert Hoover

1929-1933

There are two asteroids named after this U.S. President.

Background

  • Home StateIowa
  • OccupationEngineer
  • Alma MaterStanford University
  • ReligionSociety of Friends (Quaker)
  • Net Worth$75 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration54
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes37
  • US Population121,767,000
  • National Debt$16,931,088,484.10

National Archives & Records, Library of Congress

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
#32

Franklin D. Roosevelt

1933-1945

The first U.S. President to name a woman to his cabinet.

Background

  • Home StateNew York
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterHarvard University
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$60 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration51
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes635
  • US Population125,578,763
  • National Debt$22,538,672,560.15

Library of Congress

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Harry S Truman
#33

Harry S Truman

1945-1953

The first U.S. President to be sworn in on television.

Background

  • Home StateMissouri
  • OccupationBusinessman
  • Alma MaterNone
  • ReligionBaptist
  • Net Worthless than $1 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration60
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes250
  • US Population139,928,165
  • National Debt$258,682,187,409.93

National Archives & Records

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Dwight D. Eisenhower
#34

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953-1961

The first U.S. President of all 50 states.

Background

  • Home StateTexas
  • OccupationMilitary
  • Alma MaterThe United States Military Academy at West Point
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Net Worth$8 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration62
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes181
  • US Population160,184,192
  • National Debt$266,071,061,638.57

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Library of Congress

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John F. Kennedy
#35

John F. Kennedy

1961-1963

The youngest elected U.S. President.

Background

  • Home StateMassachusetts
  • OccupationAuthor/Journalist
  • Alma MaterHarvard University
  • ReligionRoman Catholic
  • Net Worth$1 Billion (Family Estate)

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration43
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes21
  • US Population183,691,481
  • National Debt$288,970,938,610.05

National Archives & Records

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Lyndon B. Johnson
#36

Lyndon B. Johnson

1963-1969

The only U.S. President to be sworn in by a woman.

Background

  • Home StateTexas
  • OccupationEducator
  • Alma MaterSouthwest Texas State Teachers' College
  • ReligionDisciples of Christ
  • Net Worth$98 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration55
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes30
  • US Population189,241,798
  • National Debt$305,859,632,996.41

Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library

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Richard Nixon
#37

Richard Nixon

1969-1974

This U.S. President was the first person to speak to a man on the moon.

Background

  • Home StateCalifornia
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterWhittier College
  • ReligionSociety of Friends (Quaker)
  • Net Worth$15 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration56
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes43
  • US Population202,676,946
  • National Debt$353,720,253,841.41

National Archives & Records

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Gerald Ford
#38

Gerald Ford

1974-1977

The first U.S. President to have been an Eagle Scout.

Background

  • Home StateNebraska
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterUniversity of Michigan
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$7 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration61
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes66
  • US Population213,853,928
  • National Debt$475,059,815,731.55

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum

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Jimmy Carter
#39

Jimmy Carter

1977-1981

This U.S. President was a peanut farmer before running for office.

Background

  • Home StateGeorgia
  • OccupationFarmer/Businessman
  • Alma MaterUnited States Naval Academy at Annapolis
  • ReligionBaptist
  • Net Worth$7 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration52
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes31
  • US Population220,239,425
  • National Debt$698,840,000,000.00

National Archives & Records, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum

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Ronald Reagan
#40

Ronald Reagan

1981-1989

The oldest U.S. President ever elected at the age of 69.

Background

  • Home StateIllinois
  • OccupationActor
  • Alma MaterEureka College
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$13 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration69
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes78
  • US Population229,465,714
  • National Debt$997,855,000,000.00

National Archives & Records

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George H.w. Bush
#41

George H.w. Bush

1989-1993

The only U.S. President to be born in the month of June.

Background

  • Home StateMassachusetts
  • OccupationBusinessman
  • Alma MaterYale University
  • ReligionEpiscopalian
  • Net Worth$23 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration64
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes44
  • US Population246,819,230
  • National Debt$2,857,430,960,187.32

Library of Congress

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Bill Clinton
#42

Bill Clinton

1993-2001

The first U.S. President to have an email address.

Background

  • Home StateArkansas
  • OccupationLawyer
  • Alma MaterGeorgetown University
  • ReligionBaptist
  • Net Worth$60 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration46
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes37
  • US Population259,918,588
  • National Debt$4,411,488,883,139.38

William J. Clinton Presidential Library, U.S. Government Publishing Office

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George W. Bush
#43

George W. Bush

2001-2009

The second U.S. President to also be the son of a previous president.

Background

  • Home StateConnecticut
  • OccupationBusinessman
  • Alma MaterYale University
  • ReligionEpiscopalian/Methodist
  • Net Worth$35 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration54
  • Political PartyRepublican
  • Vetoes12
  • US Population284,968,955
  • National Debt$5,807,463,412,200.06

U.S. Department of Defense, White House Archives

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Barack Obama
#44

Barack Obama

2009-present

Fourth U.S. President to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Background

  • Home StateHawaii
  • OccupationCommunity Organizer/Educator
  • Alma MaterColumbia University
  • ReligionChristian
  • Net Worth$7.5 Million

Presidential Facts

  • Age at Inauguration47
  • Political PartyDemocratic
  • Vetoes4
  • US Population306,771,529
  • National Debt$11,909,829,003,511.70

White House Archives

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#45

Who will be the next president of the United States?

2017

"I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States."