DC Intern Diaries

I'm a female 24 year old DC permanent intern. You name it and I've probably interned it. I'm also a graduate student in DC.

Tuesday, June 08, 2004

presidential funeral facts

_Nine presidents lay in state in the Capitol Rotunda; all but two had served in Congress. Reagan did not.

_Seven presidents have had funeral processions down Pennsylvania Avenue, including all four presidents to have died by assassination: Lincoln, James Garfield, William McKinley and Kennedy.

_Kennedy and William Howard Taft are the only two presidents buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

_Only sitting presidents or their immediate families have lain in state in the White House.




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