October 5th, 2004

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Ten random things: Reader Request Month, day 35

Ten presidential pets:

  1. Bleistein, Theodore Roosevelt's horse
  2. Millie, George H.W. Bush's Springer Spaniel
  3. Bolivia, Andrew Jackson's horse
  4. Rob Roy, Calvin Coolidge's Collie
  5. The General, James Tyler's horse
  6. Liberty, Gerald Ford's Golden Retriever
  7. Him, Lyndon Johnson's Beagle
  8. Nellie, Rutherford B. Hayes's Shepherd
  9. Lara, James Buchanan's Newfoundland
  10. Major, Franklin D. Roosevelt's German Shepherd

par_avion wanted to see a list of Presidential pets. It's curious that my randomization method for this list produced only dogs and horses, because there have been no shortage of other kinds of animals that lived at the White House.

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