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In office: August 2, 1923 – March 4, 1929
July 4, 1872, Plymouth, Vermont
John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. was the thirtieth 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 actions during the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into
the national spotlight. Soon after, he was elected as the twenty-ninth
Vice President in 1920 and succeeded to the Presidency upon the death of
Warren G. Harding. Elected in his own right in 1924, he gained a
reputation as a small-government conservative.
Died: January 5, 1933 (aged 60), Northampton, Massachusetts
He died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Northampton,
Where is the Calvin Coolidge buried?
- Notch Cemetery, Plymouth Notch, Vermont
- Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California
- Princeton Cemetery of the Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton,