Facts About the President
Salary: George Washington earned $25,000 a year; the president now earns $400,000 a year.
Religion: All Christian.
Terms: Eight of 43 presidents died in office. Richard Nixon was the only president to resign, in 1974, during the Watergate scandal.
Shortest term: William Henry Harrison, ninth president, died in 1841 one month after he was sworn into office. He had pneumonia.
Longest term: Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected four times and served 12 years before dying at age 63 in 1945. After Roosevelt, Congress set a limit for the president of two four-year terms.
Oldest on taking office: Ronald Reagan, age 69.
Youngest on taking office: Theodore Roosevelt, age 42.