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As it’s Presidents’ Day…

(a holiday designed to give federal employees another three-day weekend…)

I found a list of 99 Interesting Fact About The Presidents.

Below are a few snippets – you might visit the link above to read the whole 99!

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) is the only U.S. president who was also a licensed bartender. He was co-owner of Berry and Lincoln, a saloon in Springfield, Illinois.b

Lyndon Baines Johnson “LBJ”(1908-1973) affectionately called the many women he slept with his “harem.” He even had a buzzer system installed that rang inside the Oval Office so that Secret Service could warn him when his wife was coming.c

The three best known Western names in China are Jesus Christ, Elvis Presley, and Richard Nixon.k

Robert Lincoln is the only man in U.S. history known to have witnessed the assassinations of three different presidents, his father, James Garfield, and William McKinley. After he saw anarchist Leon Czolgosz shoot McKinley, he vowed he would never again appear in public with an incumbent president.i


Gerald Ford – Cosmo

Gerald Ford worked as a model during college. He also worked as a forest ranger at Yellowstone National Park directing traffic and feeding the bears.a

h/t Random Facts, Mental Floss

About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.


4 thoughts on “As it’s Presidents’ Day…

  1. That’s pretty cool stuff – thanks!

    Posted by Rev. Paul | February 18, 2013, 10:17 am
  2. LOL, good time sink there Sir!

    Posted by Old NFO | February 18, 2013, 2:51 pm

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