Supporting Amateur Radio Emergency Communications

The Presidents

 

Well, so far, there have bee 44 United States Presidents.

QUESTION:

How many presidents died while in office?

ANSWER:

Eight.

EXPLANATION:

Eight presidents have died while in office. Those are:

  • William Henry Harrison – April 4, 1841, died of pneumonia after giving a long inaugural address in the cold and rain.
  • Zachary Taylor – July 9, 1850, died of cholera after eating tainted cherries and milk in the middle of the summer.
  • Abraham Lincoln – April 15, 1865, died a few hours after being shot by an assassin.
  • James Garfield – September 19, 1881, died of blood poisoning two months after being shot by an assassin.
  • William McKinley – September 14, 1901, died eight days after being shot by an assassin.
  • Warren G. Harding – August 2, 1923, died of pneumonia.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt – April 12, 1945, died of a cerebral hemorrhage.
  • John F. Kennedy – November 22, 1963, died a few hours after being shot by an assassin.

NET CHECK IN’s:

We had a total of 40 people check into the Net tonight and a surprisingly large number of them had the correct answer to tonight’s Trivia Question. Congratulations to:

  • Justin KA6JAC
  • John KD6JEV
  • Jerry KD6JPD
  • Alex KJ6JXL
  • Joe N6KAO
  • Roger K6LMN
  • Al KJ6LPE
  • Ron K6MSU
  • Mike KJ6SBW
  • Timothy KJ6TIG
  • Leon AF6TT
  • Louie AD6UP
  • Aram KJ6YJS
  • Bob KB6YVA

Thanks to everyone for supporting the Net.

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