25TH INAUGURAL CEREMONIES
March 4th, 1885
THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONIES
The Swearing-In Ceremony:
Grover Cleveland was sworn-in as the 22nd President of the United States, and Thomas Hendricks was sworn-in as the 21st Vice President of the United States.
East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Sunny. Estimated noon temperature of 54°F.
Bible given to him at age 15 by his mother. This Bible was opened by Chief Justice Waite at random to Psalm 112:4-10.
PRESIDENTIAL OATH OF OFFICE
Administered to Grover Cleveland by the Honorable Morrison R. Waite, Chief Justice of the United States.
VICE PRESIDENTIAL OATH OF OFFICE
Administered to Thomas Hendricks. (Died November 25, 1885. A new Vice President was never appointed for the remainder of President Cleveland’s term.)
President Grover Cleveland