President Calvin Coolidge – Life and Legacy

April 8, 2014

Chronology of President Calvin Coolidge 1872 July 4 John Calvin Coolidge is born in Plymouth Notch, Vermont. 1875 April 15 Calvin’s sister, Abigail Grace Coolidge (Abbie) is born. 1877 September Calvin starts school. 1885 March 14 Victoria Moor Coolidge, Calvin’s mother, dies at age 39. 1890 March 6 Abigail Grace Coolidge, Calvin’s sister, dies at […]

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First Lady Grace Coolidge

December 18, 2012

Grace Coolidge wrote “Open Door” on the 5th anniversary of Cal. Jr.’s death. “You, my son Have shown me God. Your kiss upon my cheek Has made me feel the gentle touch Of Him who leads us on. The memory of your smile, when young, Reveals His face, As mellowing years come on apace. And […]

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Coolidge Chronology

September 28, 2012

John Coolidge Dies John Coolidge, son of Calvin and Grace Coolidge, dies at age 93. John Coolidge went to Mercersburg Academy with his brother Calvin and graduated in 1924. He then attended Amherst, his father’s alma mater, and graduated in 1928. He married the governor of Connecticut’s daughter, Florence Trumbull, in 1929. He was an […]

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Coolidge Chronology

September 28, 2012

Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation Established The Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation was established in 1960 as a non-profit educational organization. The Foundation’s membership numbers over 800 individuals who recognize the sterling character and remarkable accomplishments of President Coolidge and who work together to preserve the memory of his life and career. The Foundation strives to present […]

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Coolidge Chronology

September 26, 2012

Calvin Coolidge Dies In retirement, Calvin Coolidge writes His Autobiography and a newspaper column. He serves on the boards of New York Life, Clarke School for the Deaf, and the American Antiquarian Society. He admits that he no longer fits in with these times to a friend. He dies while shaving in the second floor of his […]

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