Grover Cleveland The 22nd & 24th President of USA

Grover Cleveland
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22nd (Mar 04, 1885 - Mar 04, 1889)
& 24th (Mar 04, 1893 - Mar 04, 1897)
Terms: 2 (nonconsective terms)
Age at start:  47 years 11 months 17 days
Age at start(2nd term):  55 years 11 months 17 days
Age:  71 years 3 months 7 days
Height: 5'11", 180 cm
Born:  Mar 18, 1837
Birth place:  Caldwell, New Jersey
Net worth: 29 Millions
Death date:  June 24, 1908
Signature:Grover Cleveland's signature
Party:
Democratic
Occupation: Lawyer
Education:

Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 - June 24, 1908) was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two nonconsecutive terms in office (1885-1889 and 1893-1897). He won the popular vote for three presidential elections?in 1884, 1888, and 1892?and was one of two Democrats (with Woodrow Wilson) to be elected president during the era of Republican presidential domination dating from 1861 to 1933.
Born to a Presbyterian minister, 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. Cleveland won praise for his honesty, self-reliance, integrity, and commitment to the principles of classical liberalism. He fought political corruption, patronage, and bossism. As a reformer, Cleveland had such prestige that the like-minded wing of the Republican Party, called "Mugwumps", largely bolted the GOP presidential ticket and swung to his support in the 1884 election. ... read more on
 


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