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June and July and hot - for presidential deaths

Eric Ostermeier shares data on the timing of U.S. presidents' deaths. Ostermeier is a research associate at the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance.

Six presidents have kicked the proverbial bucket in June and seven in July -- including Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, who famously died only hours apart on Independence Day in 1826, followed by James Monroe exactly five years later.

Washington Post
June 17, 2013

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