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.

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

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

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

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  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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