John Calvin Coolidge Sr.

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Birthday
31, 1845
Birthplace
Vermont
Death Date
Mar 18, 1926 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
31, 1845
Birthplace
Vermont
Death Date
Mar 18, 1926 (80)

About

Most famous as the father of thirtieth United States President Calvin Coolidge, this Vermont-bred man was a politician in his own right, serving in his state's Senate and House of Representatives.

Before Fame

A native of Windsor County, Vermont, he worked as a teacher, small business owner, and farmer before beginning his political career.

Trivia

He served as a colonel in the military unit assigned to the Governor of Vermont.

Family Life

His first marriage, to Victoria Josephine Moor, produced future U.S. President Calvin Coolidge (born John Calvin Coolidge, Jr.), as well as a daughter named Abigail (who died in her teens). His second marriage, to a schoolteacher, lasted from the 1890s until his death in 1926.

Associated With

He and James Madison, Sr. are both remembered as the fathers of United States presidents.

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