First inauguration of Calvin Coolidge

6th United States intra-term presidential inauguration

The first inauguration of Calvin Coolidge as the 30th president of the United States was held on Friday, August 3, 1923 at the Coolidge Homestead in Plymouth Notch, Vermont, following the death of President Warren G. Harding.

First Presidential Inauguration of Calvin Coolidge
First correct composite photograph made of President Coolidge's first dramatic inaugural in Plymouth, Vt. The oath is being administered by notary Colonel John Coolidge, the president's father, and witnessed by Mrs. Calvin Coolidge, Porter H. Dale, and Leonard L. Lane.
DateAugust 3, 1923; 100 years ago (1923-08-03) (Private ceremony)
LocationCoolidge Homestead, Plymouth Notch, Vermont
ParticipantsPresident of the United States, Calvin Coolidge
Assuming office
Notary public, John Calvin Coolidge Sr.
Administering oath

The inauguration marked the beginning of the first term (a partial term of 1 year, 213 days) of Calvin Coolidge as President. The presidential oath of office was administered to the new president by his father, John Calvin Coolidge Sr..[1]


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