Fun Facts about U.S. Presidents
The only president to be married in the White House was Grover Cleveland in 1886.
Andrew Johnson, the 17th President of the United States, was a tailor before he was President.
George Washington's favorite foods was ice cream.
Once in the White House, each
President made his mark in different ways. In fact, before Theodore
Roosevelt, the 26th President,
came to office, the White House wasn't even called the White House! People called the building the President's Palace,
President's House, and the Executive Mansion. Roosevelt officially named it the White House in 1901.
James Polk, the 11th President, was the first President to have his photograph taken.
Theodore Roosevelt was
the first President to ride in a car while in office. His fifth cousin
and the 32nd President,
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was the first to ride in an airplane.
Abraham Lincoln was the tallest U.S. President at 6 feet, 4 inches.
William Henry Harrison, the ninth President, was the only President who studied to be a medical doctor.
Millard Fillmore, the 13th President, was the first President to have a stepmother.
James Garfield, the 20th President, was the first left handed President.