US Presidents' Previous Position

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Can you name the elected/appointed political position each president held immediately before being elected president?

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George Washington1775-1783
John Adams1789-1797
Thomas Jefferson1797-1801
James Madison1801-1809
James Monroe1815-1817
John Quincy Adams1817-1825
Andrew Jackson1923-1825
Martin Van Buren1833-1837
William Henry Harrison1828-1829
John Tyler1841
James K. Polk1839-1841
Zachary Taylor1846-1848
Millard Fillmore1849-1850
Franklin Pierce1837-1842
James Buchanan1845-1849
Abraham Lincoln1847-1849
Andrew Johnson1865
Ulysses S. Grant1866-1869
Rutherford B. Hayes1876-1877
James A. Garfield1863-1881
Chester A. Arthur1881
Grover Cleveland1883-1885
Benjamin Harrison1881-1887
Grover Cleveland1885-1889
William McKinley1892-1896
Theodore Roosevelt1901
William Howard Taft1904-1908
Woodrow Wilson1911-1913
Warren G. Harding1915-1921
Calvin Coolidge1921-1923
Herbert Hoover1921-1928
Franklin D. Roosevelt1929-1932
Harry S. Truman1945
Dwight D. Eisenhower1951-1952
John F. Kennedy1953-1960
Lyndon B. Johnson1961-1963
Richard Nixon1953-1961
Gerald Ford1973-1974
Jimmy Carter1971-1975
Ronald Reagan1967-1975
George H.W. Bush1981-1989
Bill Clinton1983-1992
George W. Bush1995-2000
Barack Obama2005-2008

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