Grover Cleveland


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Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. Cleveland is the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms (1885–1889 and 1893–1897) and therefore is the only individual to be counted twice in the numbering of the presidents. He was the winner of the popular vote for president three times - in 1884, 1888, and 1892 - and was ... more »

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  • ''The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity.''
    Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), U.S. Democratic politician, president. Annual Message to Congress, December 7, 1896.
  • ''Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream.''
    Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), U.S. president. Allan Nevins, Grover Cleveland: A Study in Courage, ch. 13 (1932).
  • ''I have tried so hard to do right.''
    Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), U.S. president. Allan Nevins, Grover Cleveland: A Study in Courage, ch. 13 (1932).
  • ''I have a Congress on my hands.''
    Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), U.S. president. H. Wayne Morgan, From Hayes to McKinley: National Party Politics, 1877-1896, ch. 6 (1969).
  • ''Some day I will be better remembered.''
    Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), U.S. president. George F. Parker, Recollections of Grover Cleveland (1909). H. Wayne Morgan, From Hayes to McKinley: Nat...
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