Calvin Coolidge


Calvin Coolidge
John Calvin Coolidge (July 4, 1872 - January 5, 1933) was the 30th President of the United States between 1923 to 1929.
Early years.
He was married to Grace Coolidge and had 2 children: John (born 6 September, 1906 - died 2000) and Calvin Jr. (born 13 April 1908 - died 1924). His younger son Calvin Jr. died at 16 while playing tennis at the White House. He was wearing shoes without socks and died from a toe infection. He was buried at the foot of Hill Cemetery.
Political career.
Coolidge served as the Mayor of Northampton, Massachusetts. He later served as the Governor of Massachusetts. In 1920, he was nominated Vice President under Warren G.Harding. The Harding-Coolidge team won easily. Their main opponents were Democrats James M. Cox and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Harding died in 1923 and Coolidge became the next President.


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