The Youngest and Oldest in the United States PresidencyPolitical & Government
August 8, 2013
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Even the age of each and every US president are recorded and are regarded as having great historic importance. Here are the youngest and oldest US Presidents in different circumstances. 1. Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt, at age 42, became the youngest US President after the assassination of William McKinley. 2. John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy is the youngest US president elected to office at the age of 43 years and 236 days. 3. Ronald Reagan US President Ronald Reagan is the oldest president to held office of the presidency at the age of 69 years and 349 days. 4. Gerald R. Ford Gerald R. Ford died at the age of 93 years and 165 days is the longest-living United States President in history. 5. George H. W. Bush George H. W. Bush is the oldest living former president. He was born June 12, 1924 and is now 89 years of age 6. Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter at 88, the 39th US President, is the second-oldest, only 111 days younger than George H. W. Bush. 7. Bill Clinton Bill Clinton, born August 19, 1946, now 66 years of age, is the youngest living former US president. 8. George W. Bush George W. Bush is only 44 days older than Bill Clinton making him the 2nd youngest living former US President. He was born July 6, 1946. Bush is now 67 years. 9. Barak Obama Barak Obama is the youngest living president. He was born on August 4, 1961. Obama is currently 52 years of age. 10. Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter is the US president with the longest retirement at 11,887 days. Carter achieved this record on September 8, 2012. He second oldest living president. He will tie Reagan if he lives to January 29, 2018, and tie Ford if he lives to March 15, 2018. 11. Herbert Hoover US President Herbert Hoover is the president with the second-longest retirement. He died 11,553 days after leaving the presidency. Hoover held the record for more than 54 years, from July 5, 1958, when he surpassed John Adams. 12. James K Polk James K. Polk is the US President with the shortest retirement. He died 103 days after leaving the presidency. James K. Polk is the shortest-lived president to die a natural death. He died at the age of 53 years. The longest period of time without the death of a president has been 26 years. 13. George H. W. Bush If George H. W. Bush, the oldest living president, will tie Reagan if he lives to October 10, 2017, and tie Ford if he lives to November 24, 2017. 14. John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy is the shortest-lived president. He was assassinated at the age of 46 years of age. I HOPE YOU LIKE THIS POST. Thank you!