Although many paths may lead to the Presidency of the United States, the most
common job ... 17 Presidents previously served as state Governors; 9 were
Governors immediately before election as Presi...
The first governor to win the White House, Thomas Jefferson from Virginia, was
elected ... The two longest runs of presidents who were not governors were from:.
Many US presidents were governors first, perhaps representing the faith of the
people in the office of governor. If a person can successfully lead a state in the
Apr 13, 2012 ... First, the pluses of being a governor prior to becoming president: ... The number
of positions a governor is responsible for filling -- both in his own ... of them were
on the road alone helped Powell know his president better than ...
Jul 15, 2012 ... Fully half of the first 16 and five of the next 13 had been governors. ... So, while
no governors were among the last six vice presidents, four were among ... at the
Center on the American Governor, Eagleton Institute of Politics.
Nov 23, 2015 ... Let me declare the end of an era: the governor-era in presidential elections. ...
beginning to break down in 2008, but I didn't want to say anything at first. ... The
American people were so disillusioned with George W. Bush's ...
Dec 23, 2014 ... Governors' fate during presidential elections has ebbed and flowed, reflecting ...
In stretches of U.S. history, governors were top choices for president. ... At the
same time the rise of modern conservatism devolved many powers to the ... He
defeated a fellow senator (John McCain) the first time around and an ...
Grover Cleveland was the first U.S. president to serve two non-consecutive terms.
... who served as the 22nd and 24th U.S. president, was known as a political
reformer. ... and governor of New York state before assuming the presidency in
1885. ... Grover Cleveland vetoed twice as many congressional bills as all 21 of
Though Hollywood has a reputation as a city of liberals, many conservative
actors ... U.S. Governor, Film Actor, Television Actor, U.S. President (1911–2004).
Feb 15, 2015 ... U.S. Vice President, U.S. Governor, Government Official, Diplomat, U.S. President
(1743–1826) ... draftsman of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, the nation's
first ... As a boy, Thomas Jefferson's favorite pastimes were playing in the ... of the
Rights of British America," which established his reputati...