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Stephen Grover Cleveland, President of the USA, was born 18 March 1837 in Caldwell, Essex County, New Jersey, United States to Richard Falley Cleveland (1804-1853) and Anne Neal (1806-1882) and died 24 June 1908 in Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States of unspecified causes. He married Frances Clara Folsom (1864-1947) 2 June 1886 . Ancestors are from the United States, the United Kingdom.


Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18 1837June 24 1908), the twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States, was the only President to serve non-consecutive terms (1885–1889 and 1893–1897). He was defeated for reelection in 1888 by Benjamin Harrison, against whom he ran again in 1892 and won a second term. He was the only DemocratWp globe tiny elected to the Presidency in the era of RepublicanWp globe tiny political domination between 1860 and 1912, after the American Civil War. His admirers praise him for his bedrock honesty, independence, integrity, and commitment to the principles of classical liberalismWp globe tiny. As a leader of the Bourbon Democrats, he opposed imperialismWp globe tiny, taxes, corruption, patronageWp globe tiny, subsidiesWp globe tiny and inflationary policies.


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Children


Offspring of Stephen Grover Cleveland and Frances Clara Folsom (1864-1947)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ruth Cleveland (1891-1904)
Esther C Cleveland (1893-1980)
Marion Cleveland (1895-1977)
Richard Folsom Cleveland (1897-1974)
Francis Grover Cleveland (1903-1995)




Footnotes (including sources)

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Contributors

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