American Presidents

More about Calvin Coolidge

  • The first news reels were shown in movie theaters while he was in office.
  • Grace Coolidge was popular as First Lady, being voted as one of America’s twelve greatest living women in 1931, and receiving a gold medal from the National Institute of Social Sciences for her “fine personal influence exerted as First Lady of the Land.”
  • He was one of three Mayors to become President.
  • "You lose." -- Calvin Coolidge, responding to a woman who claimed that she could make him say more than two words.

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