Books about US Presidents read

  • George Washington
  • Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington - Richard Brookhiser
  • Washington - Ron Chernow
  • John Adams
  • Giants of America, the Founding Fathers: John Adams - John T. Mores, Jr
  • John Adams - David McCullough
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Thomas Jefferson - John T. Morse (Ebook)
  • James Madison
  • James Madison - Sydney Howard Gay (Ebook)
  • James Monroe
  • The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness - Harlow Giles Unger (Ebook)
  • John Quincy Adams
  • John Quincy Adams - John T. Mores, Jr (Ebook)
  • Andrew Jackson
  • The Reign of Andrew Jackson - Frederic Austin Ogg (Ebook)
  • American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House - Jon Meacham
  • Martin Van Buren
  • Martin Van Buren – Edward M. Shepard (Ebook)
  • William Henry Harrison
  • The Life and Times of William Henry Harrison - Samuel Jones Burr (Ebook)
  • John Tyler
  • And Tyler Too: A Biography of John and Julia Gardiner Tyler - Robert Seager II (Ebook)
  • James K. Polk
  • A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent - Robert W. Merry (Ebook)
  • Zachary Taylor
  • General Taylor - Oliver Otis Howard (Ebook)
  • Millard Fillmore
  • Millard Fillmore: Biography of a President - Robert J. Rayback (Ebook)
  • Franklin Pierce
  • Sketches and Studies - Nathaniel Hawthorne (Ebook)
  • James Buchanan
  • President James Buchanan, a biography - Philip Shriver Klein (Ebook)
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln - Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Andrew Johnson
  • Andrew Johnson: A Biography - Hans L. Trefousse (E-library book)
  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • Grant - Jean Edward Smith
  • Rutherford B. Hayes
  • James A. Garfield
  • Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President - Candice Millard (E-library book)
  • Chester A. Arthur
  • Grover Cleveland
  • Benjamin Harrison
  • Grover Cleveland
  • William McKinley
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Theodore Roosevelt and His Times: A Chronicle of the Progressive Movement - Harold Howland (Ebook)
  • Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography - Theodore Roosevelt (Ebook)
  • William Howard Taft
  • Woodrow Wilson
  • Wilson: Great Lives Observed - John Braeman
  • Warren G. Harding
  • Warren G. Harding - John W. Dean
  • Calvin Coolidge
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Herbert Hoover - Eugene Lyons
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Harry S. Truman
  • Harry S. Truman - Margaret Truman
  • Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman - Merle Miller
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Eisenhower - Stephen E. Ambrose
  • At Ease: Stories I Tell to Friends - Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • LBJ: Architect of American Ambition - Radall B. Woods
  • Richard Nixon
  • Gerald Ford
  • Gerald R. Ford - Douglas Brinkley
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Ronald Reagan
  • George H. W. Bush
  • 41: A Portrait of My Father - George W. Bush (E-library book)
  • Bill Clinton
  • George W. Bush
  • Barak Obama
Author Comments: 

This list is to keep track of the biographies of the US Presidents I have read.

Highlight indicates a President's biography read. The actual book(s) I read is also indicated below it.

Latest book read: Andrew Johnson: A Biography - Hans L. Trefousse (4-26-16)

great idea!


Thank you. Please feel free to copy it, as I did your formatting for The Harvard Classic's list.


Bill Masom