-Before he became president, Lyndon Johnson was a teacher at a small school in South Texas.
-Before he became president, Woodrow Wilson was president of Princeton University.
-Only one president was a preacher -- James Garfield.
- Did you know that William Howard Taft is the only President who served as both President and Chief Justice of the United States?
-President John F. Kennedy won a Pulitzer Prize in 1957 for his collection of essays, Profiles in Courage.
-Both George Washington and Jimmy Carter were farmers before they became president -- -President Washington was a planter and a farmer at his home in Mount Vernon, and Before he was President, Jimmy Carter ran his family's peanut farm in Plains, Georgia.
-Before he became president, Barack Obama was a U.S. Senator. Before that, he was an Illinois State Senator, and before that he was a community organizer in Chicago.
-The President's personal office is called the oval office. Any plane he flies on is called Air Force One, and any helicopter is called Marine One.
-The "S" in Harry S. Truman's name isn't short for anything. The President was named after both of his grandfathers, Anderson Shippe Truman and Solomon Young. The initial honors them both.