Grover Cleveland had eight siblings: Anna, William, Mary, Richard, Elizabeth, Margaret, Susan, Rose and Lewis. His father was Richard Falley Cleveland and his mother was Ann Neal Cleveland.Continue Reading
Grover Cleveland was the twenty-second president of the United States, serving from 1885 to 1889, and the twenty-fourth president, serving from 1893 to 1897. He was born in Caldwell, N.J., on the 18th of March, 1837, and was the fifth of nine children.
Cleveland was the first president to serve two non-consecutive terms in the White House and the only president who wed while in office. His bride, Frances, was 21 at the time of their wedding, making her the youngest first lady in U.S. history.
Grover Cleveland's father was a member of the clergy in the Presbyterian Church and descended from settlers of the original thirteen American colonies. Grover Cleveland, along with the rest of his family, was a member of the Democratic party.
Cleveland was best known for his liberal use of the presidential veto power. He would often veto any bill he felt would have a negative effect on the country's treasury, most of which were private pension bills.
He died of a heart attack in Princeton, N.J., on June 24, 1908.Learn more about US History