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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Calvin Coolidge, 8th Cousin

Quiet President related through the Bakers

John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. (July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929). A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor of that state. His conduct during the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight and gave him a reputation as a man of decisive action. Soon after, he was elected as the 29th Vice President in 1920 and succeeded to the Presidency upon the sudden death of Warren G. Harding in 1923. Elected in his own right in 1924, he gained a reputation as a small-government conservative, and also as a man who said very little.
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13. Sarah SKIPPER (1639-1710) m. Walter FAIRFIELD (1632-1723) Sarah SKIPPER (1639-1710) m. Walter FAIRFIELD (1632-1723) common ancestor
14. William FAIRFIELD (1662-1742) m. Esther GOTT Sarah Fairfield m. Thomas Abbe siblings
15. Abigail FAIRFIELD m. John PARKMAN John Warner m. Tabitha Abbe 1st cousin
16. Esther PARKMAN (1724-) m. Adam BROWN (1721-1775) Abigail Warner m. Jacob Kibbe 2nd cousin
17. Adam BROWN (1748-1837) m. Priscilla PUTNAM (1751-1837) Timothy Baker m. Abigail Kibbe 3rd cousin
18. Israel Putnam BROWN (1781-1867) m. Sally BRIGGS (1783-1869) Hollister Baker m. Rebecca Crowell 4th cousin
19. Sally BROWN (1801-1884) m. Israel C. BREWER (1797-1873) Ereda Baker m. Nathan Howes 5th cousib
20. Sarah Alameda BREWER (1823-1906) m. Calvin Galusha COOLIDGE (1815-1878) Emil Bechtold m. Jennie Ereda Howes 6th cousin
21. John Calvin COOLIDGE (1845-1926) m(1) Victoria Josephine MOOR (1846-1885) Frederick Emil Bechtold m. Marie Caroline Dresser 7th cousin
22. Calvin (John) COOLIDGE President (1872-1933) Marie Bechtold m. John Miller 8th cousin

30th President of the United States
In office
August 2, 1923 – March 4, 1929
Vice PresidentNone (1923–1925)
Charles G. Dawes (1925–1929)
Preceded byWarren G. Harding
Succeeded byHerbert Hoover
29th Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1921 – August 2, 1923
PresidentWarren G. Harding
Preceded byThomas R. Marshall
Succeeded byCharles G. Dawes
48th Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 2, 1919 – January 6, 1921
LieutenantChanning Cox
Preceded bySamuel W. McCall
Succeeded byChanning H. Cox
46th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 6, 1916 – January 2, 1919
GovernorSamuel W. McCall
Preceded byGrafton D. Cushing
Succeeded byChanning H. Cox
Personal details
BornJohn Calvin Coolidge, Jr.
July 4, 1872
Plymouth NotchVermont,United States
DiedJanuary 5, 1933 (aged 60)
NorthamptonMassachusetts,United States
Resting placePlymouth Notch Cemetery
Plymouth Notch, Vermont
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Grace Goodhue
ChildrenJohn Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge, Jr.
Alma materAmherst College
ProfessionLawyer
ReligionCongregationalism
SignatureCursive signature in ink

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