Medical History of U.S. Presidents - Death 



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PresidentDeath IssueWhile in Office?
George Washington epiglottitis, doctors -
George Washington proposed reanimation -
John Adams old age -
Thomas Jefferson timing -
James Madison faded away -
James Monroe ?tuberculosis -
John Q. Adams stroke -
Andrew Jackson dropsy -
Martin van Buren circulatory failure -
William Harrison pneumonia Yes
John Tyler stroke -
James Polk cholera -
Zachary Taylor typhoid? Yes
Abraham Lincoln assassination & resuscitation Yes
Ulysses Grant throat cancer -
James Garfield infarct Yes
Chester Arthur cerebral hemorrhage -
Grover Cleveland mental state -
Benjamin Harrison pneumonia -
William McKinley assassination Yes
Theodore Roosevelt died in his sleep -
William Taft wearing out -
Warren Harding infarct Yes
Herbert Hoover GI hemorrhage -
Franklin Roosevelt hemorrhage Yes
Harry Truman heart failure -
Dwight Eisenhower cardiac decompensation -
John Kennedy resuscitated? Yes
John Kennedy three last rites -
Lyndon Johnson sudden death -
Richard Nixon stroke -
Gerald Ford undisclosed cause -
Ronald Reagan pneumonia -
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