Grover Cleveland By: Giselle Uribe

Full name: Stephen Grover Cleveland

Political party: Democratic

Presidential number: 22nd and 24th

Years of presidency: 1885-1889 and 1893-1897

Birth date/ death date: March 18, 1837, Caldwell, New Jersey - June 24, 1908

As a child he went to some common school and when he was older he went to Read law.

Later on in life Cleveland was elected mayor of Buffalo, New York in 1881 and then Governor of New York

Cleveland was the first democrat elected after the Civil war.

Cleveland married Frances Folsom on June 2, 1886

Cleveland and Folsom had 5 children together. Ruth, Esther, Marion, Richard Folsom and Francis Folsom

During his Presidency Cleveland accepted the Statue of Liberty on the behalf of the Americans. Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty in 1886.

Signed the Interstate commerce Act. First law attempting to regulate the rail roads.

During his second term he dealt with an acute depression. The panic of 1893 which began with the bankruptcy of the railroad.

Cleveland was the only president to get married in the white house.

He was also the only President to leave the white house and then comeback for his 2nd term.

Cleveland wrote a book called " Presidential Problems."

"Though the people support the government; the government should not support the people"


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