John Calvin Coolidge Sr.

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John Calvin Coolidge Sr.
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Member of the Vermont Senate from Windsor County
In office
1910–1912
Serving with Edward A. Davis
Edward H. Edgerton
Preceded byF. Thomas Kidder
Edward B. Flinn
Loyal E. Sherwin
Succeeded byHerbert H. Blanchard
David A. Elliott
Don C. Pollard
Member of the Vermont House of Representatives from Plymouth
In office
1872–1878
Preceded byCharles A. Scott
Succeeded byAlonzo F. Hubbard
Justice of the Peace from the town of Plymouth, Vermont
In office
1880–1900
In office
1916–1924
Member of the Plymouth, Vermont Selectboard
In office
1869–1872
Personal details
Born(1845-03-31)March 31, 1845
Plymouth, Vermont, U.S
DiedMarch 18, 1926(1926-03-18) (aged 80)
Plymouth, Vermont, U.S
Political partyRepublican
OccupationBusinessman, Politician, Banker, Farmer
Military service
AllegianceUnion
United States
State of Vermont
Branch/serviceVermont Militia
Years of service1860-1869
1900-1902
RankColonel
Unit10th Regiment, Vermont Militia
Military staff of Governor William W. Stickney
CommandsCompany K, 10th Regiment

John Calvin Coolidge Sr. (March 31, 1845 – March 18, 1926) was an American politician and businessman. He was the father of J. Calvin Coolidge Jr., the 30th President of the United States.

He administered the presidential oath of office to his son at their family homestead on the early morning of August 3, 1923, following the death of President Warren G. Harding.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Orton, Vrest (1981). Calvin Coolidge's Unique Vermont Inauguration. Rutland, VT: Academy Books. p. 95.