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Warren Harding

29th President (1921-1923)

Born: November 2, 1865
Died: August 2, 1923

Vice President: Calvin Coolidge

Political Party: Republican

Next President: Calvin Coolidge

Previous President: Woodrow Wilson

Notable Warren Harding Quotes

"I don't know much about Americanism, but it's a damn good word with which to carry an election."

"I don't know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter. Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it, where I could go to straighten it out in my mind. But I don't know where the book is, and maybe I couldn't read it if I found it."

The Only President to...

Harding was the only United States President to have appointed a previous President to the Supreme Court. That previous President was William Howard Taft.

Interesting Warren Harding Facts

Harding was famous for his verbal gaffes. Upon his death, poet E. E. Cummings said of him "The only man, woman or child who wrote a simple declarative sentence with seven grammatical errors is dead."