Ulysses Simpson Grant
Eighteenth U.S. President

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March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1877

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Schuyler Colfax

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Henry Wilson*

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*Died in Office

BIRTH NAMEHiram Ulysses Grant
BORN:  April 27, 1822
     Point Pleasant, Ohio
CHILDREN:  3 Sons, 1 Daughter
PROFESSION:  Farmer, Realtor, Soldier
MILITARY SERVICE: General of the Army
POLITICAL PARTY:  Republican
HOME STATE:  Ohio
POLITICAL OFFICES:  Secretary of War
DIED:  July 23, 1885  (Age - 63)
BURIED:  New York City, New York

FIRST LADY
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Julia Grant


Last Words:  "I am ready now to go at any time.  I know there is nothing but suffering for me while I live".   (Written to his doctor shortly before his death)

"I have been the subject of abuse and slander scarcely ever equalled in political history, which today I feel that I can afford to disregard in view of your verdict, which I gratefully accept as my vindication." 
Ulysses Grant to the American People upon re-election to a second term.

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