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President Grover Cleveland

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Birth, Childhood, and Family
Pre Presidency
I studied law and passed the bar exam in 1858
I held the positions of sheriff, mayor of Buffalo, and then governor of New York
I dropped first name and now known as Grover Cleveland
to avoid military service in the Civil War, I paid $150
Second Term
was known as being inconsistent on social terms
I didn't support equality for African Americans or voting rights for women
I felt it necessary to send federal troops to destroy the Pullman Railroad


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First Term
I presided over the dedication of the Statue of Liberty
I also saw the Indian Chief, Geronimo surrender ending the Apache Wars
I tried to reduce government spending
I fought to have tariffs lowered
I supported the gold standard
I was born Stephen Grover Cleveland on March 18,1837 in Caldwell, New Jersey
I was born 5th out of 9 children
My parents were Ann Neal and Richard Falley, a Presbyterian minister
when my father passed, I was forced to forgo education and get a job as a law clerk
I learned much about the law which lead to my interest in becoming a lawyer
Family life as a president
I married Frances Folsom on June 2, 1886 making her America's youngest first lady at the age of 21
it was the first and only White House wedding
my two children were born in between two terms of presidency
we had three more kids in the White House making that a total of 5 kids
Facts
I was the 22nd and 24th president of the U.S
I was known to have two terms but not consecutively
when we got married me and my wife were 27 years apart
President Grover Cleveland
Life after Presidency
I retired to my house in Princeton, New Jersey
I served as a trustee at Princeton University from 1901-1908
I refused to run for presidency again
I died from a heart attack on June 24,1908 at the age of 71
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