- Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. This year it falls on June 21.
- Almost every president of the United States has had children.
- Photos show these leaders doting on their kids just like regular dads.
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James Polk is the only president who didn’t have any children, either biological or adopted. Every other president has had at least one child or adopted child.
Snapshots of presidents sharing sweet moments with their child or celebrating an important milestone in their lives show how they are just like normal dads.
This Father’s Day, take a look at photos of presidents with their children.
Theodore Roosevelt had six children: Theodore, Alice, Kermit, Quentin, Archibald, and Ethel.
Alice was Roosevelt’s only child from his first marriage to Alice Hathaway Lee, who died less than two days after giving birth. Roosevelt’s second wife, Edith Kermit Carow, had his other five children.
Herbert Hoover and his wife, Lou, had two sons: Herbert Jr. and Allan.
According to Miller Centre, Allan worked as a banker and Herbert Jr. became a mining engineer.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, had six children: Anna, James, Franklin Jr., Elliott, Franklin Jr., and John.
Roosevelt’s first son named Franklin died in infancy. According to the Miller Centre, “The children played important roles in their father’s life while he was President, offering him emotional comfort, tending to the physical needs of a man withered by polio, and, in some cases, helping him execute his daily duties as chief executive of the United States government.”
Harry Truman and his wife, Bess, had one child: Margaret, pictured below.
Margaret was a singer, actress, journalist, and radio and television host. She wrote 32 books in her lifetime, including biographies of both her parents, according to The New York Times.
John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jackie, had three children: Caroline, John Jr., and Patrick.
Patrick died two days after birth, and the couple also had a stillborn daughter who they named Arabella. John Jr. died in a plane crash in 1999, making Caroline the only surviving child of the Kennedys.
Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird, had two daughters: Lynda Bird and Luci.
According to Politico, Lynda Johnson was married at the White House in a private ceremony in the East Room to Marine Captain Chuck Robb.
Richard Nixon and his wife, Pat, had two daughters: Julie and Tricia.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Tricia and Julie were maids of honour at each other’s weddings. However, the sisters’ bond was strained after their father’s death due to disputes about his will and legacy.
Gerald Ford and his wife, Betty, had four children: John, Steven, Susan, and Michael.
Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, had four children: Amy, Jack, Donnel, and James.
In 2015, Carter told CNN, that his wife is “the foundation for my entire enjoyment of life” and that, “We have 22 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, 38 of us in all. So, we try to hold our family together and just enjoy the family life.”
Ronald Reagan had four children: Maureen, Michael, Patricia, and Ronald.
Maureen and Michael were from his marriage to his first wife, Jane Wyman Reagan, and Patricia and Ronald were by his second wife and first lady, Nancy Reagan.
George H. W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, had six children: George, Jeb, Neil, Pauline, Dorothy, and Marvin.
George and Barbara met while she was still in high school and hold the record for the longest married presidential couple,according to ABC News.
Bill and Hillary Clinton have one child: Chelsea.
According to Biography.com, Chelsea’s name was chosen for the Joni Mitchell song, “Chelsea Morning.”
Chelsea has worked in finance and helped manage her mother’s 2008 presidential campaign. She now works for the Clinton Foundation.
George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, have twin daughters: Barbara and Jenna.
They co-authored a bestselling book, “Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life,” about their lives growing up in Texas and living in the White House.
Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, have two daughters: Malia and Sasha.
Sasha and Malia recently spoke about their mother in the documentary about her life, “Becoming.” The documentary is based on her bestselling biography.
Donald Trump has five children: Ivanka, Donald Jr., Tiffany, Eric, and Barron.
Trump has children from three marriages. Donald Jr., Eric, and Ivanka are from his marriage to Ivana Trump, Tiffany is his daughter from his marriage to Marla Maples, and Barron is his son with his wife, Melania Trump.
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