Archive for the ‘President’ Category

William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III) was the 42nd President of the United States of America. He is my 8th cousin once removed through our shared ancestor John Pike. Jerry Milo Johnson to President Bill Clinton Advertisements

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States of America. He was famously born on February 12, 1809 in a one-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kentucky. He saw military service during the Black Hawk War as a captain in the Illinois Militia, where he served for about 3 […]

Ulysses S Grant was a famous military man and General who led the Union troops who helped win the Civil War, and on that fame was elected President of these United States. He was born Hiram Ulysses Grant on April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, and served […]

James A Garfield was the 20th President of the United States of America. Born in Moreland Hills, Ohio in a small log cabin, Garfield enlisted in the army at the start of the civil war, rose to the rank of Major General, served as an Ohio State Senator, served in the House of Representatives, and […]

William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. He was also Governor of Ohio and a congressman. The last veteran of the Civil War to be elected President. He was assassinated in Buffalo, New York by Leon Frank Czolgosz, an anarchist and nutcase, during the first few months of his second term. He […]

George Herbert Walker Bush was the 41st President. Possibly most famous for his 1988 campaign promise “Read my lips. No new taxes”, he was also known for his dislike of broccoli. He was the President at the time of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, led the US to war in Iraq during the first Gulf […]

George Walker Bush was the 43rd President of the United States of America. He served 2 terms as President, from 2000-2008, was the Governor of Texas from 1994-2000, and was, for a time, a co-owner of the Texas Rangers baseball franchise. He is the son of George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st President, and the […]