Calvin Coolidge Quotes (87 quotes)
Accepting the presidential nomination, Washington DC, August 4, 1924
New York Times, 6 March 1955. As quoted in: Hearings, Volume 3, United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs, 1969
Have Faith in Massachusetts: A Collection of Speeches and Messages (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781417926084
The Price of Freedom: Speeches and Addresses (2001 edition), The Minerva Group, Inc. - ISBN: 9781589635388
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCalvin Coolidge
Born: July 4, 1872
Died: January 5, 1933 (aged 60)
Bio: John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. was the 30th President of the United States. 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.
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