DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER takes the Presidential Oath of Office using two Bibles: (1) The Bible used by George Washington in 1789, opened to II Chronicles 7:14; AND (2) his own personal "West Point Bible," opened to Psalm 33:12. The oath was administered by the HONORABLE FREDERICK VINSON, Chief Justice of the United States. -- January 20, 1953
Secretary Of Interior Takes Presidential Oath Of Office
Born in Mercersburg, PA on April 23, 1791, James Buchanan, Jr. was the 15th President of the United States, the only president who remained a life-long bachelor. He worked as an attorney before being elected in 1857. He served in both the House and Senate, representing Pennsylvania, as well as the Minister to Russia, under Andrew Jackson, before stepping taking the presidential oath.
John Calvin Coolidge (1845 - 1926) - father of President Calvin Coolidge; farmer and storekeeper in Plymouth, Vermont; as justice of the peace, he administered the presidential oath of office to his son.
Lyndon Johnson was the first and only president to be sworn in by a woman, U.S. District Judge Sarah T. Hughes. The first inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson was held aboard Air Force One following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The swearing-in ceremony administered by Judge Hughes in an Air Force One conference room represented the first time that a woman administered the presidential oath of office as well as the only time it was conducted on an…