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Pop Quiz: Which President’s father administered the oath of office to his son?

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Calvin Coolidge Birthplace Vermont Division for Historic Preservation President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site

 

Answer: Calvin Coolidge’s father –a justice of the peace– ¬†administered the oath of office at 2:47am on August 3, 1923. Coolidge became president upon the death of Warren G. Harding on August 2, 1923.

 

Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States. Courtesy White House.

The White House official biography of Calvin Coolidge.

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