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Grover Cleveland , the twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the
United States, was born in Caldwell, New Jersey on March 18, 1837. He was the
first Democratic President who served two terms that did not directly follow
each other. He also was the first President who was elected after the Civil War.
Grover Cleveland was born the son of a country minister whose name was
Richard Falley Cleveland. His mothers name was Ann Neal Cleveland, the daughter
of a publisher. Grover Cleveland was the fifth child in a family of four
brothers and five sisters.
Grover Cleveland's family let a hard life, having little money and
moving around alot. After Grover Cleveland's father died, he had to help
support the family of nine on his wages as a clerk. He earned only $4.00 a
week! He was unable to go to law school like he wanted to do, so he studied by
himself and became an attorney in l859. Grover Cleveland became interested in
politics and held several small offices, including sheriff. He became Mayor of
Buffalo, New York, in 1881 and attacked corruption and dishonesty in govwenment.
He then became Governor in 1882 and was a huge success because of his reputation
Grover Cleveland got married in 1886 to Frances Folsom. He was the
first President to get married in the White House. Reporters pried into every
detail of Grover Cleveland's life which he called "colossal impertinence".
Grover Cleveland had five children. Esther, his second daughter, was the first
and only child of a President to ever be born in the White House.
In 1884, Grover Cleveland's supporters ...
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