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Coolidge

(John) Calvin. 1872--1933, 30th president of the US (1923--29)
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We'd like the council to represent us and the diversity within Coolidge.
Coolidge became the first vice president to regularly participate in cabinet meetings (Coolidge 1929, 155).
But a growing number of historians and biographers have of late been rediscovering for their readers the positive contributions of Coolidge to the "Coolidge prosperity" of the 1920s and the limited but important role a wise and frugal government can play in encouraging economic growth.
The very area that plagued Oliver" saw "the greatest persevering of Calvin Coolidge," Shlaes writes.
Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes, after visiting the White House a few times that August, noted that whereas Harding never had been alone, Coolidge often was; that whereas Harding was partial to group decisions, Coolidge made decisions himself; and, most important, that whereas Harding's customary answer was "yes," Coolidge's was "no.
The top-hatted Calvin Coolidge who gazes out at readers from the cover of Amity Shlaes' engrossing new biography seems different from the caricature of the dry, parsimonious New Englander who is usually passed over on the historian's way to Herbert Hoover's crash and FDR's New Deal.
Humans operated in large communities that fostered tool and weapon advances, complex social thinking and mental manipulation of information, Coolidge and Wynn argue.
Coolidge earned a BS degree from Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration in 1997.
As a husband and as a father, Coolidge was emotionally distant and easily irritated.
The President nodded, slowly, then said, "Tell that to Mrs Coolidge.