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Sheryl Wiggins 5 years ago

yes but he was standing at the time.

blindrabbit 5 years ago

FDR sat most of the time but he had a real excuse.

loosecaboose 5 years ago

JFK while I was in Navy Boot Camp, fall of 1962.. A year later I was in the Med, with the sixth fleet, on alert.

oldbaldguy 5 years ago

Henry Truman when I was in the 6th grade.

RoeDapple 5 years ago

I don't remember Henry Truman. Duane Eisenhower was the earliest president I can recall.

Leslie Swearingen 5 years ago

Dwight David Eisenhower. We listened to the election on the radio.

Charlie Bannister 5 years ago

Met Reagan in the mid 80's when he came to Shawnee Mission Northwest to give a speech. I was a cop at the time and was aiding in security for the visit. After the speech he talked with the security detail briefly and shook our hands. Greatest President who ever lived.

jackpot 5 years ago

He and Ford had respect for the LEO's that helped get him around.

John Hamm 5 years ago

I did photograph the Empty Chair though.

Clickker 5 years ago

Bush 1 . Quale was with him as well. Just said Hi to Prez..chatted it up with Quale. He was actually pretty cool.

midwestmom 5 years ago

Same spelling teacher? Potatoe... :)

gphawk89 5 years ago

I met Ford sitting in a golf cart. He was no longer president but he was sitting.

jonas_opines 5 years ago

No, but I met Jesse Jackson in a Chicken and Waffle House in LA.

That wasn't a joke.

Maddy Griffin 5 years ago

Gerald Ford on the Capitol steps in Topeka, February 12,1975 on my way to take my new baby girl home from the hospital.

del888 5 years ago

Billy Johnson was our class president. I can't remember if he was sitting or standing when we first met in the 1st grade.

FlintHawk 5 years ago

Met Clinton when he was governor (standing). My daughter met him when he was pres (standing). He made her uncomfortable. Maybe if he'd been sitting . . .

Stephanie Hull 5 years ago

Clinton, at a church service at Foundry United Methodist in DC. Hillary and Chelsea were with him.

riverdrifter 5 years ago

No presidents but I can do better. I drank a beer once with Dale Earnhardt. He took a chicken leg off my grill and threw it at Dale Jr. who happened by. Junebug caught it and munched on it as he walked on. "Damn good", he said. Interaction like that doesn't happen anymore.

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