Grover Cleveland

US President Grover Cleveland Full Name: Grover Cleveland [Stephen Grover Cleveland]
Nationality: American

Profession: US President
Political Party: Democratic
Political Titles: Governor of New York

Presidential Terms:
March 4, 1885 - March 4, 1889,
March 4, 1893 - March 4, 1897

Preceded By: Chester A. Arthur
Succeeded By: William McKinley

Why Famous: 22nd and 24th President of the United States. He is the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms (1885-1889 and 1893-1897). He relentlessly fought political corruption and was a formidable policymaker.

Born: March 18, 1837
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldwell, New Jersey, USA

Died: June 24, 1908 (aged 71)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1886-06-02 U.S. President Grover Cleveland (49) weds Frances Folsom (21), 1st presidential marriage to be held at the White House

Historical Events in the Life of Grover Cleveland

  • 1884-11-04 Grover Cleveland (D) beats James G. Blaine (R) for his 1st presidential term (only American president to serve 2 non-consecutive terms)
  • 1885-03-04 Grover Cleveland inaugrated as 1st US Democratic President since Civil War
  • 1886-02-09 US President Grover Cleveland declares a state of emergency in Seattle because of anti-Chinese violence
  • 1886-10-28 Statue of Liberty dedicated by US President Grover Cleveland, celebrated by first confetti (ticker tape) parade in New York City
  • 1888-06-05 US Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president
  • 1888-11-06 Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats President Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes
  • 1892-11-08 Grover Cleveland (D) elected 24th US President
  • 1893-03-04 Grover Cleveland (D) inaugrated as 24th US President (2nd term)

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