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Trivia time: presidents and vice presidents | History Files

 

Last updated 6/1/2022 at 12:19pm

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An oil portrait of William Rufus DeVane King by artist George Cooke. King was the 13th vice president of the United States, under 14th president of the United States, Franklin Pierce. King is whom our state's King County was originally named after.

I was looking through my old files to find something that I could post on the "Remembering Alpine Washington" Facebook page. I found an old interview granted by Mary Daheim.

I also found that I had copied Pat Burns' page, "Alpine Pursuit," that he posted when he had been at Valdosta State University in Georgia. Then I found a set of questions that I had prepared for trivia about vice presidents.

They are often "The Forgotten." I think this makes for interesting head scratching. It is still in the largely trivia format, but I think you will get comfortable with it after two or three questio...



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