Just imagine this today

In 188650, President Grover Cleveland got married in the White House. He was 50-years old. The bride was 21.

A bit of trivia from history as we wallow in our Season of Perpetual Faux Outrage Over Genuinely Stupid Stuff.

10 responses to “Just imagine this today

  1. I believe he also had a child out of wedlock in earlier years.

    He was a conservative Democrat, and appeared to have a hearty appetite (in more ways than one).

    Sounds like he was like Clinton in more ways than one.


  2. 1850??? That can’t be right. It’s got to be in the 1880’s or later.


  3. Also the first Democrat elected post Civil War (War of Northern Agression), and only person to serve two non-consecutive terms.


  4. Except that if that happened today, there would be a reality show about it.


  5. She was his ward before they were married. He was a friend of her father’s, who died. They had five children.


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