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Grover Cleveland Fast Facts

Twenty-Second President of the United States


circa 1895: Grover Cleveland (1837 - 1908), the 22nd and 24th President of the United States of America.
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Here is a quick list of fast facts for Grover Cleveland. For more in depth information, you can also read the Grover Cleveland Biography

Birth: March 18, 1837

Death: June 24, 1908

Term of Office: March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1889; March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1897

Number of Terms Elected: 2 Terms; Note: He ran and won again in 1892. See information about Grover Cleveland's second term.

First Lady: Frances Folsom - Cleveland got married at the White House in 1886.

Grover Cleveland Quote: "Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote."
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Major Events While in Office:

  • Presidential Succession Act (1886)
  • Dedication of Statue of Liberty (1886)
  • Interstate Commerce Act (1887)
  • Dawes Severalty Act (1887)

States Entering Union While in Office:

  • None

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Grover Cleveland Biography
Take a more in depth look at the twenty-second and twenty-fourth president of the United States through this biography. You'll learn about his childhood, family, early career, and the major events of his administration.

Order of Presidential Succession
The Presidential Succession Act set up the order of presidential succession.

The Gilded Age and Progressive Era
The 'Gilded Age', a term coined by Mark Twain, referred to the overt opulence exhibited by the wealthy in the industrial era. The Progressive Era was partly a response to the disparity between rich and poor. Individuals at this time were campaigning for economic, political and social reform.

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