November 03, 2003

Presidential Fun Fact of the Day

Presidential Last Words.

James Garfield (11/19/1831-9/19/1881): "Oh, Swaim, there is a pain here. Oh, Swaim!" (David Swaim, chief of staff.)

Chester Arthur (10/5/1829-11/18/1886): unknown.

Grover Cleveland (3/18/1837-6/24/1908): "I have tried so hard to do right."

Benjamin Harrison (8/20/1833-3/13/1901): "Are the doctors here? Doctor, my lungs."

Posted by Jennifer at November 3, 2003 12:00 AM


On that first one - could definitely be read the wrong way...

Posted by: Daniel at November 3, 2003 11:44 AM

Yeah right. Like Cleveland really said that. He more likely said "I hate that bastard Harrison!" or "To hell with the electoral college!" as he died.

Posted by: Helen at November 3, 2003 12:27 PM

Daniel, lol! I had to go back a read it again before I got it!

Posted by: Tuning Spork at November 3, 2003 06:08 PM