Length of presidential inaugural addresses (through 2009)

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Length of presidential inaugural addresses (through 2009) - tax-code still-new No. Name Years served...
tax-code still-new No. Name Years served Elected Words in address 1 George Washington 1789-1797 2 1,419 135 Shortest 2 John Adams 1797-1801 1 2,321 3 Thomas Jefferson 1801-1809 2 1,721 2,196 4 James Madison 1809-1817 2 1,191 5 James Monroe 1817-1825 2 3,421 6 John a Adams 1825-1829 1 2,911 7 Andrew Jackson 1829-1837 2 1,125 1,172 8 Martin Van Buren 9 William H. Harrison 10 John Tyler 11 James K. Polk 12 Zachary Taylor 13 Millard Fillmore 14 Franklin Pierce 15 James Buchanan 16 Abraham Lincoln 17 Andrew Johnson 1865-1869 19 Rutherford B. Hayes 20 James A. Garfield 21 Chester A. Arthur 22 Grover Cleveland 23 Benjamin Harrison 24 Grover Cleveland 25 William McKinley 1837-1841 1841 1841-1845 1845-1849 1849-1850 1850-1853 1853-1857 1857-1861 1861-1865 18 Ulysses S. Grant 1869-1877 1877-1881 1881 1881-1885 1885-1889 1889-1893 1893-1897 1897-1901 1897: First inaugaral speech recorded by movie camera 26 Theodore Roosevelt 1901-1909 27 William Howard Taft 1909-1913 28 Woodrow Wilson 1913-1921 29 Warren G. Harding 1921-1923 30 Calvin Coolidge 1923-1929 31 Herbert Hoover 1929-1933 32 Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933-1945 Only president elected more than twice 1945 inauguration held on the White House lawn because of Roosevelt's poor health and the ongoing state of war 33 Harry S. Truman 1945-1953 34 Dwight D. Eisenhower 1953-1961 35 John F. Kennedy 36 Lyndon B. Johnson 37 Richard Nixon 38 Gerald Ford 39 Jimmy Carter 40 Ronald Reagan 41 George H.W. Bush 1989-1993 1 42 Bill Clinton 1993-2001 2 1997: First inaugural speech streamed live on the Internet 43 George W. Bush 2001-2009 44 Barack Obama SOURCE: Associated Press 1961-1962 1963-1969 1969-1974 1974-1977 1977-1981 1981-1989 2009- 1,233 4,456 1 3,832 1 8,445 0 - 1 4,801 1 1,087 0 - 1 3,329 1 2,822 2 3,628 698 0 - 2 1,122 1,337 1 2,481 1 2,975 0 - 1 1,681 1 4,392 1 2,012 2 3,964 2,215 1 983 1 5,426 2 1,699 1,526 1 3,326 1 4,054 1 3,801 4 1,880 1,808 1,340 557 1 2,273 2 2,446 1,655 1 1,364 1 1,492 2 2,123 1,668 0 - 1 1,228 2 2,463 2,564 1 2,283 2 1,580 2,155 2 1,571 2,065 2 2,404 1st on radio 1st televised KEVIN BURKETT Staff a A

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  1. The Philadelphia Inquirer,
  2. 20 Jan 2013, Sun,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page A06

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