Grover Cleveland

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Date of Birth March 18, 1837
Place of Birth Caldwell, New Jersey
Date of Death Jun 24, 1908 (71)
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Grover Cleveland

Stephen Grover Cleveland was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 22nd and 24th president of the United States from 1885 to 1889 and from 1893 to 1897. Cleveland is the only president in American history to serve two nonconsecutive terms in office. He won the popular vote for three presidential elections—in 1884, 1888, and 1892—and was one of two Democrats to be elected president during the era of Republican presidential domination dating from 1861 to 1933. Born to a Presbyterian minister and his wife, Cleveland grew up in upstate New York. In 1881, he was elected mayor of Buffalo and later, governor of New York. Cleveland was the leader of the pro-business Bourbon Democrats who opposed high tariffs; Free Silver; inflation; imperialism; and subsidies to business, farmers, or veterans. His crusade for political reform and fiscal conservatism made him an icon for American conservatives of the era.

Born: Stephen Grover Cleveland, March 18, 1837, Caldwell, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: June 24, 1908, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Resting place: Princeton Cemetery, New Jersey
Political party: Democratic
Children: 6, including Ruth, Esther, Richard
Parents: Richard Falley Cleveland, Ann Neal
Relatives: Rose Cleveland (sister), Philippa Foot (granddaughter)
Profession: Politician, lawyer
Vice President: Adlai Stevenson
Preceded by: Benjamin Harrison
Succeeded by: William McKinley
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About Grover Cleveland

The 22nd and 24th President of the United States who was the only Democrat elected president during the 1861-1913 era of Republican domination.

Grover Cleveland Before Fame

He was a prankster and an avid sportsman. He was also known for his unimpeachable character and integrity.

Achievement of Grover Cleveland

He was the only president to be elected to two non-consecutive terms. His second term was unfortunately derailed by the Panic of 1893, something from which both he and the country struggled to recover.

Grover Cleveland Family Life

His daughter, Esther Cleveland, was the first presidential child to be born in the White House.

Associations of Grover Cleveland

He was succeeded in the presidency by William McKinley.

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  • Presidencies of Grover Cleveland - The presidencies of Grover Cleveland lasted from March 4, 1885 to March 4, 1889, and from March 4, 1893 to March 4, 1897. The first Democrat elected after the Civil War, Grover Cleveland is the only President of the United States to leave office after one term and later return for a second term.
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