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blindrabbit 5 years, 8 months ago

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

loosecaboose 5 years, 8 months 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, 8 months ago

Henry Truman when I was in the 6th grade.

RoeDapple 5 years, 8 months ago

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

Leslie Swearingen 5 years, 8 months ago

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

Charlie Bannister 5 years, 8 months 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, 8 months ago

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

John Hamm 5 years, 8 months ago

I did photograph the Empty Chair though.

Clickker 5 years, 8 months ago

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

gphawk89 5 years, 8 months ago

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

jonas_opines 5 years, 8 months ago

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

That wasn't a joke.

Maddy Griffin 5 years, 8 months 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, 8 months 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, 8 months 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, 8 months ago

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

riverdrifter 5 years, 8 months 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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