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President Grant History

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President Ulysses S. Grant

Presidential Highlights: Ulysses Simpson Grant

18th President of the United States (1869–1877).

Born April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio.
Higher Education U.S. Military Academy (B.S., 1843).
Religious Affiliation Methodist.
Occupation Soldier.
Marriage Aug. 22, 1848, to Julia Boggs Dent (1826–1902).
Children Frederick Dent (1850–1912); Ulysses Simpson (1852–1929); Ellen Wrenshall (1855–1922); Jesse Root (1858–1934).
Military Service U.S. Army (1843–1854, 1861–1869), Mexican War, Civil War.
Party Affiliation Republican.
Legal Residence When Elected Illinois.
Position before Taking Office Secretary of War.
Principal Writing Personal Memoirs, 2 vols. (1885–1886).
Died July 23, 1885, in Mount McGregor, N.Y., at age 63.
Burial Place Grant's Tomb, New York City.

President Ulysses S. Grant Memoirs
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Source: Encyclopedia Americana

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