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The 22nd and 24th President of the United States of America. He was the only US President elected for two non-consecutive terms and is therefore the only US President to be counted twice.

Birth:
18 Mar 1837 1
Caldwell, New Jersey 2
Death:
24 Jun 1908 3
Princeton, New Jersey 4
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Full Name:
Stephen Grover Cleveland 3
Also known as:
"Uncle Jumbo," "Big Steve" 3
Birth:
18 Mar 1837 1
Caldwell, New Jersey 1
Male 1
Death:
24 Jun 1908 2
Princeton, New Jersey 2
Cause: Heart Attack 2
Burial:
Burial Date: 26 Jun 1908 4
Burial Place: Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, NJ 4
Physical Description:
Height: 5'11" 5
Weight/Build: 280 lbs. 5
Eye Color: blue 5
Hair Color: brown 5
Residence:
Place: Westland Mansion 6
From: 1897 6
To: 1908 6
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Birth:
Mother: Ann Neal 1
Father: Richard Falley Cleveland 1
Marriage:
Frances Clara Folsom 7
02 Jun 1886 7
Blue Room, White House, Washington, DC 7
Spouse Death Date: 29 Oct 1947 7
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Quote:
"Public expenditures should be limited by public necessity." - 1893 3
Occupation:
Lawyer, District Attorney, Sheriff 3
Religion:
Presbyterian 3
Race or Ethnicity:
White 3
Employment:
Employer: New York Institute for the Blind 2
Position: Assistant Teacher 2
Place: New York, NY 2
Start Date: 1853 2
End Date: 1855 2
Employment:
Employer: State of NY 2
Position: Governor 2
Place: Albany, NY 2
Start Date: 01 Jan 1883 2
End Date: 06 Jan 1885 2
Employment:
Employer: City of Buffalo, NY 8
Position: Mayor 8
Place: Buffalo, NY 8
Start Date: 02 Jan 1882 8
End Date: 20 Nov 1882 8
Employment:
Employer: County of Erie, NY 2
Position: Sheriff 2
Place: Erie County, NY 2
Start Date: 01 Jan 1871 2
End Date: January 1873 2
Employment:
Employer: County of Erie, NY 9
Position: Assistant District Attorney 9
Place: Erie County, NY 9
Start Date: 1863 9
End Date: 1871 9
Employment:
Employer: Law office of Rogers, Bowen & Rogers 9
Position: Lawyer 9
Place: Buffalo, NY 9
Start Date: 1856 9
End Date: 1862 9
Education:
Institution: Clinton Liberal Academy 10
Place: Clinton, NY 10
To: ca. 1850 10
Education:
Institution: Fayetteville Academy 11
Place: Fayetteville, NY 11
To: ca. 1853 11

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Grover Cleveland hired a substitute in Civil War

"Grover Cleveland, twenty-six at the time of his enrollment in June 1863, paid George Beniski, a thirty-two-year-old Polish immigrant, to serve in his place as a private in the Seventy-sixth New York Infantry."

(Written by Michael T. Meier, National Archives)

-- http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1994/winter/civil-war-draft-records.html

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