John Quincy Adams was the only president to serve in Congress.
Martin Van Buren was the first president born in the new United States.
James Buchanan was the only bachelor president.
James Garfield was the first left-handed president.
William Taft was the largest president at 6 feet 2 inches tall and 326 pounds.
James Madison was the shortest president at 5 feet 4 inches.
Theodore Roosevlet was the youngest president at 42 years old.
Ronald Reagan was the oldest leaving office at 77 years old.
Herbert Hoover was the first president born west of the Mississippi.
John F. Kennedy was the first president born in the 20th century. (May 29, 1917)
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4th, 1826.
John Quincy Adams swam daily in the Potomac River.
John Taylor was the first to become president through death of the current president.
William Henry Harrison died one month after delivering the longest inaugural speech at 1 hour 45 minutes.
Abraham Lincoln was the first president to be assassinated.
Grover Cleveland was the only president to serve two nonconsecutive terms.
James Garfield could write Greek with one hand and Latin with the other simultaneously.
Benjamin Harrison was the only grandson of a president to become president.
The teddy bear was named for Theodore Roosevelt because he refused to shoot a bear cub while hunting.
Woodrow Wilson kept sheep to trim the White House lawn.
At 4 terms, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected to more terms than any other president.
Richard Nixon was the only president to resign.
Gerald Ford was the only president not elected into office.
Jimmy Carter was the first president born in a hospital.
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