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Grover Cleveland


Picture of Grover Cleveland
Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1884 Democratic President 89288 Loss
11-06-1888 Democratic President 117698 Loss
11-08-1892 Democratic President 118151 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 18, 1837 in Caldwell, New Jersey
Married: Frances Folsom Cleveland
Died: June 24, 1908 in Princeton, New Jersey

1881-1882: Mayor, City of Buffalo [New York]
1882-1885: Governor of New York
1885-1889: President of the United States
1893-1897: President of the United States

  • The only President elected to two non-consecutive terms.
  • California is home to seven schools named for President Cleveland; six elementary schools (in Lakewood, Oakland, Pasadena, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Stockton) and one High School in Reseda. Also, Cleveland National Forest was named for the President in 1908. [Source: 1000 California Place Names by Erwin G. Gudde]
  • US Currency: Grover Cleveland appeared on a "Presidential $1 Coin" that was issued in 2012. Cleveland also appeared on the $1000 bill issued 1928-1934.