Worst-Best U.S. Presidents

by scorpiotd | created - 14 Dec 2016 | updated - 14 Dec 2016 | Public

#1 is the Worst. #44 is the Best

1. George W. Bush

Camera_department | Journeys with George

The 43rd President of the United States of America, George Walker Bush (known colloquially as "W" to distinguish himself from his father, George Bush, the 41st president of the U.S.), was born two days after the national holiday of the Fourth of July, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut. There, his ...

2. George Bush

Self | Feed

The 41st President of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush (known colloquially as "Bush 41" to distinguish him from his son, George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the U.S., who is known as "Bush 43"), was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton, Massachusetts, a suburb south of Boston. ...

3. Ulysses S. Grant

Despite suffering defeat at his hands, Confederate general Robert E Lee had great respect for Grant to the point of becoming hostile towards those he heard speak disrespectfully of Grant.

5. James Buchanan

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7. John Quincy Adams

Off the Map

Chief of Operations Lifeguards Hawaii State January 1987 - Present (26 years 3 months)

SAG / AFTRA Actor, Model, Spokesperson, Aquatic Stunt Casting & Coordinator, IATSE Lifeguard & Marine Coordinator, Aquatic Activity Instructor ( Kayaking, Snorkeling, All Types Of Surfing ) & Private Guide, USCG ...

9. Calvin Coolidge

Self | Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 14

Though three U.S. Presidents have died on the Fourth of July, John Calvin Coolidge was the first and only one to have been born on that date, in 1874. He is also the only President to have had the oath of office administered by his father, a justice of the peace, who swore him in when the Coolidges...

11. Warren G. Harding

Self | Redskins Pay Tribute to Big Chief Harding

Warren G. Harding was born on November 2, 1865 in Corsica, Ohio, USA as Warren Gamaliel Harding. He was married to Florence Kling Harding. He died on August 2, 1923 in San Francisco, California, USA.

12. William Harrison

Writer | Rollerball

William Harrison was born on October 29, 1933 in Dallas, Texas, USA as William Neal Harrison. He was a writer and actor, known for Rollerball (1975), Rollerball (2002) and Mountains of the Moon (1990). He was married to Merlee Portman. He died on October 22, 2013 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.

13. Bill Clinton

Self | The War Room

Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III in Hope, Arkansas, to Virginia Dell (Cassidy) and William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., a traveling salesman. His father died in a car crash three months before Bill was born. He was raised by his grandparents for four years while his mother was in ...

14. James Garfield

Actor | Little Sister

James Garfield is an actor, known for Little Sister (1992).

15. Zachary Taylor

Actor | The Last Days of Disco

Zachary Taylor is an actor, known for The Last Days of Disco (1998), Camp Stories (1997) and New York Undercover (1994).

16. Jimmy Carter

Actor | The American President

Jimmy Carter was born on October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia, USA as James Earl Carter Jr. He has been married to Rosalynn Carter since July 7, 1946. They have four children.

17. Richard Nixon

Soundtrack | Frost/Nixon

Richard Nixon was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California, USA as Richard Milhous Nixon. He was an actor and writer, known for Frost/Nixon (2008), Presidential Countdown (1960) and Startime (1959). He was married to Pat Nixon. He died on April 22, 1994 in Manhattan, New York City, New ...

18. William Taft

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20. Herbert Hoover

Self | Public Be Damned

Herbert Hoover was born on August 10, 1874 in West Branch, Iowa. His family were devout Quakers. At age eight, Hoover was orphaned and was sent to live with relatives. They showed him little affection, but taught him the importance of hard work and industry. In 1891, Hoover entered Stanford ...

22. Frankie Pierce

Actor | Neato Mosquito

Frankie Pierce is an actor, known for Neato Mosquito (2009).

23. Lyndon B. Johnson

Actor | Hill Street Blues

Lyndon B. Johnson is known for his work on Hill Street Blues (1981), Madonna Live: The Virgin Tour (1985) and Madonna: Like a Virgin (Live) (1985).

27. Harry Truman

Camera_department | Uhuru

28. William McKinley

Self | President McKinley Reviewing the Troops

William McKinley was born on January 29, 1843 in Niles, Ohio, USA as William McKinley Jr. He was married to Ida McKinley. He died on September 14, 1901 in Buffalo, New York, USA.

29. George Washington

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30. Woodrow Wilson

Camera_department | Michael Blanco

31. Andrew Jackson

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Andrew Jackson is known for his work on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Dunkirk (2017) and Knowing (2009).

32. Theodore Roosevelt

Writer | Arena

Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, New York, USA as Theodore Roosevelt Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Arena (2016), Simple Gifts (1977) and Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917). He was married to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway Lee. ...

33. Arthur Chester

Actor | JLA: United

Arthur Chester is an actor, known for JLA: United (2019).

34. Barack Obama

Producer | The Fifth Risk

U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was a white American from Wichita, Kansas. His father, Barack Obama Sr., who was black, was from Alego, Kenya. They were both young college students at the University of Hawaii. When his father left...

35. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Self | Nazi Concentration Camps

Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on Tuesday, October 14, 1890, as Dwight David Eisenhower, in Denison, Texas. He was the third of seven sons born to David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Elizabeth Stover. Both parents were of German descent. Eisenhower studied at the West Point Military Academy from 1911-...

36. Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford Birchard Hayes was one of that small legion of political non-entities who have occupied the post of President and First Magistrate of the Republic since Andrew Jackson, though he was a better man than most. Born on October 4, 1822, in Delaware, Ohio,the former Civil War general served a ...

38. Thomas Jefferson

Writer | Hamilton/Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell, Goochland County [now Albemarle County], Virginia, USA. He was a writer, known for Hamilton/Jefferson, Biography (1987) and Rome: Power & Glory (1999). He was married to Martha Wayles Skelton. He died on July 4, 1826.

39. John F. Kennedy

Writer | Profiles in Courage

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last ...

40. John Adams

Soundtrack | Shutter Island

John Adams was born on February 15, 1947 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA as John Coolidge Adams. He is known for his work on Shutter Island (2010), Run Lola Run (1998) and Call Me by Your Name (2017).

41. Ronald Reagan

Actor | Kings Row

Ronald Reagan had quite a prolific career, having catapulted from a Warner Bros. contract player and television star, into serving as president of the Screen Actors Guild, the governorship of California (1967-1975), and lastly, two terms as President of the United States (1981-1989).

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42. Abraham Lincoln

Writer | Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

Was a wrestler in his youth. In one fight, He lifted his opponent clear off the ground by the throat and slammed him onto the ground again. This move would later be known as the "chokeslam".

43. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Writer | The President's Mystery

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York, to James and Sara Roosevelt. His father was 54 at the time of FDR's birth and already had a grown son, nicknamed "Rosy". Sarah was only 27 when FDR was born. Growing up, FDR had a happy but sheltered childhood. His ...

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