Presidential Oddities Author:Paul Steiner DID YOU KNOW... — -that George Washington proposed marriage and was rejected at least three times before a widow, Martha Dandridge Custis, accepted him? — -that John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe all died on the same day - July 4th? — -that Zachary Taylor shared the same great-grandfather as James Madison? — -that Lincoln's Gettysburg Add... more »ress was written in part with pencil - on an envelope in a railway carriage?
-that Ulysses S. Grant smoked twenty cigars a day?
-that Grover Cleveland was the only president maried in the white house; he was 49 - his wife was 21?
-that Teddy Roosevelt was the first president to ride in an automobile?
-that Franklin D. Roosevelt served frankfurters when Britain's King and Queen visited him at Hyde Park, N.Y.?
-that John F. Kennedy served popcorn instead of croutons in the soup at his inauguration dinner?
-that Lyndon Johnson admitted buying Lady Byrd's wedding ring at Sears Roebuck?
You may find them incredible - but they're all true! PRESIDENTIAL ODDITIES is the funniest and most fascinating collection compiled in at least four score and seven years!« less