Things U.S. Presidents Did After They Left The White House


11. William Howard Taft

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William Howard Taft / Wikipedia

Taft returned to Yale to teach classes. Later, Taft became the only person to become President and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

12. Calvin Coolidge

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Calvin Coolidge / Wikimedia Commons

Coolidge retired in Massachusetts and took up boating. He also wrote a weekly newspaper column that he called “Calvin Coolidge Says.”


13. Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Dwight D. Eisenhower / Wikimedia Commons

Eisenhower and his wife retired on a farm in Gettysburg and mainly stayed out of politics. However, he did endorse Richard Nixon when he ran for President.

14. Herbert Hoover

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Herbert Hoover / Wikimedia Commons

An avid fisherman, he wrote and published a book called “Fishing for Fun – And To Wash Your Soul.” Have you read it?


15. Gerald Ford

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Gerald Ford / Wikipedia

He made a lot of money investing in oil companies and later began advocating for marriage equality.

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