George H. W. Bush - taking the oath of office as the 41st President of the US 01/20/1989. He became involved in politics soon after he founded his own oil company, & served as a member of the House of Representatives and Director of Central Intelligence. Domestically he reneged on a 1988 campaign promise, struggled with Congress, and signed a tax increase that Congress had passed.
President Andrew Jackson, (1767-1845). Seventh President, served from 03/04/1829 - 03/04/1837. The US started out in 1789 with a debt of $75M, a large sum for those days. The Govt paid the last installment of the debt in 1835. President Andrew Jackson reported to Congress that "all that remains of the public debt has been redeemed," and then he revealed that the Treasury actually had a surplus of $19M. Founded modern day Democratic Party under the slogan, "Let the people rule".
President George W. Bush was informed by his chief of staff Andrew Card of the attacks on the World Trade Center, 09/11/2001, during a school reading event in Sarasota, Florida. Bush stayed with the students until the book they were reading, "The Pet Goat", was finished.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait, May 29,1959was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front.
President Jimmy Carter,(b. 1924 -), 39th President of the United States, served from 1977–1981, and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. Rosalynn Carter first dated Jimmy in 1945 while he was serving at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. On July 7, 1946, they married in Plains, GA.