John Calvin Coolidge Sr.
|John Calvin Coolidge Sr.|
|Member of the Vermont House of Representatives|
|Member of the Vermont State Senate|
March 31, 1845|
Windsor County, Vermont, U.S
|Died||March 18, 1926
Plymouth, Vermont, U.S
Political and business career
Coolidge was born in Windsor County, Vermont, to Calvin Galusha Coolidge and Sarah Coolidge. He was a farmer, teacher, and store owner. He served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1872 to 1878 and the Vermont State Senate from 1910 to 1912. Coolidge was appointed to the military staff of the governor of Vermont and was given the title of colonel. Coolidge also served in local offices including notary public. His father also served in the Vermont General Assembly.
First Inaugural of President Calvin Coolidge
Upon hearing of the death of President Warren G. Harding the previous day, Coolidge, who was a notary public, administered the President of the United States oath of office to his son, at the Coolidge Homestead in Plymouth Notch, Vermont, at about 2:30 a.m. on August 3, 1923.
John Calvin Coolidge Sr. died on March 18, 1926Plymouth, Vermont, at the age of 80, 13 days before his 81st birthday.in
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