The 35th Presidential

Inauguration

Calvin Coolidge

March 04, 1925

Inaugural

Address

‘My Countrymen: No one can contemplate current conditions without finding much that is satisfying and still more that is encouraging.’
Presidential Oath of Office

Administered to Calvin Coolidge by the Honorable William H. Taft, Chief Justice of the United States.

Vice Presidential Oath of Office

Administered to Charles Dawes.

Facts, Firsts &

Precedents

  • First Inaugural ceremony broadcast nationally by radio

  • First time a former President, William H. Taft, administered the oath of office as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Location
East Portico, U.S. Capitol
Washington, DC
Weather
Mostly sunny skies. Estimated noon temperature of 44°F.
Bible
Family Bible given to him by his mother, open to John 1
Inaugural Committee