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U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   Herbert Clark HOOVER (10 August 1874, , Iowa, USA - 20 October 1964, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam))

1929 - March 4 - Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) becomes 31st President of the United States

In the election of 1928, Hoover overwhelmed Gov. Alfred E. Smith of New York, the Democratic candidate and the first Roman Catholic to run for the presidency. He soon faced the worst depression in... Read MORE...

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U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   Franklin Delano ROOSEVELT (30 January 1882, , New York, USA - 12 April 1945, , Georgia, USA)

1933 - March 4 - Franklin D. Roosevelt (1822-1945) becomes 32nd President of the United States - The only President to be elected four times.

In 1932, Roosevelt received the Democratic nomination for president and immediately launched a campaign that brought new spirit to a weary and discouraged nation. He defeated Hoover by a wide margin. ... Read MORE...

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U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   Harry S TRUMAN (8 May 1884, , Missouri, USA - 26 December 1972, Kansas City, Missouri, USA)

1945 - April 12 - Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) becomes 33rd President of the United States

Elected vice president in 1944, Truman became president upon Roosevelt's sudden death in April 1945 and was immediately faced with the problems of winding down the war against the Axis and preparing... Read MORE...

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U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   Dwight David EISENHOWER (14 October 1890, , Texas, USA - 28 March 1969, Washington, DC, USA)

1953 - January 20 - Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) becomes 34th President of the United States

At the Republican convention of 1952 in Chicago, Eisenhower won the presidential nomination on the first ballot in a close race with Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio. In the election, he defeated Gov.... Read MORE...

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U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   John Fitzgerald KENNEDY (29 May 1917, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 22 November 1963, Dallas, Texas, USA)

1961 - January 20 - John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) becomes 35th President of the United States

On November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullets as his motorcade wound through Dallas, Texas. Kennedy was... Read MORE...

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U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   Lyndon Baines JOHNSON (27 August 1908, , Texas, USA - 22 January 1973, San Antonio, Texas, USA)

1963 - Novmember 22 - Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) becomes 36th President of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy

At the height of his power as Senate leader, Johnson sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1960. When he lost to John F. Kennedy, he surprised even some of his closest associates by... Read MORE...

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U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   Richard Milhous NIXON (9 January 1913, , California, USA - 22 April 1994, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam))

1969 - January 20 - Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994) becomes 37th President of the United States




U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   Gerald Rudolph FORD (14 July 1913, Omaha, Nebraska, USA - 26 December 2006, , California, USA)

1974 - August 9 - Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006) becomes 38th President of the United States after the resignation of Richard M. Nixon




1977 - January 20 - Jimmy Carter (1924 - ) becomes 39th President of the United States




U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   Ronald Wilson REAGAN (6 February 1911, , Illinois, USA - 5 June 2004, Los Angeles, California, USA)

1981 - January 20 - Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) beomes 40th President of the United States




1989 - January 20 - George H. W. Bush (1924 - ) becomes 41st President of the United States




1993 - January 20 - William J. Clinton (1946 - ) becomes 42nd President of the United States