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Facts That You Probably Did Not Know About The Former U.S. Presidents

There has been a total of 44 men, who have serviced at the president of the United States. The current president, Donald Trump is the 45th person to be sworn in at the U.S. president.

1. George Washington was the only American president to be unanimously elected. Washington served from 1732 through 1799 and never accepted a presidential salary throughout this time period.

2. President Harry Truman served as the U.S. President from 1884 through 1972. What most people do not know about Truman is he was a member of the KKK. The organization was a powerful political force during this time period, forcing Truman to pay a $10 membership fee, but he later demanded his money back.

3. Abraham Lincoln was born in a remote log cabin. John Lloyd Wright decided to replicate Lincoln’s cabin, by creating miniature logs. Children utilized the logs to create buildings and forts.

4. Thomas Jefferson and James Madison were arrested for violating the laws of Vermont. They were charged with taking a carriage ride on a Sunday in the countryside.

5. When George Washington was president, he never resided in the White House. At this time, the capital was located in Philadelphia.

6. The first U.S. President to communicate with someone via a phone was James Abram Garfield. Garfield served as the United States President from 1831 through 1881.

7. The only president to be elected to two nonconsecutive terms was Grover Cleveland. He was actually considered to be the 22nd and 24th president of the United States.

8. There were six American presidents with a Polk, James, Garfield, Carter, Madison, Monroe and Buchanan in their name.

9. The first American President to admit to seeing a UFO was Jimmy Carter.

10. The only United States President, with a bartender license, was Abraham Lincoln.