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Old 04-22-2013, 02:52 PM   #11746
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George Bush is the only one elected president.
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Old 04-22-2013, 02:55 PM   #11747
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Well, to be correct Richard Nixon was also vice president before elected, his second term started in January 1973 so that is actually within the 40 year parameter of you count calendar years.
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Old 04-22-2013, 02:57 PM   #11748
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I'm guessing that Kennedy & Johnson would have a youth record.
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Old 04-22-2013, 03:02 PM   #11749
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I know that one VP said the office wasn't worth "a bucket of warm piss", not sure if he resigned though.
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Old 04-22-2013, 03:07 PM   #11750
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If it wasn't Kennedy & Johnson then it might have been Bush & Quayle.
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Old 04-22-2013, 03:08 PM   #11751
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If memory serves Al Gore received the Nobel peace prize.
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Old 04-22-2013, 04:06 PM   #11752
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Spiro Agnew resigned I believe. Some kind of financial misdemeanours came to light I think.
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Well, to be correct Richard Nixon was also vice president before elected, his second term started in January 1973 so that is actually within the 40 year parameter of you count calendar years.
Not correct for when elected.

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I'm guessing that Kennedy & Johnson would have a youth record.
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I know that one VP said the office wasn't worth "a bucket of warm piss", not sure if he resigned though.
No. That was John Garner Nance and it was "is not worth a bucket of warm spit."

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If memory serves Al Gore received the Nobel peace prize.
Forgot about Gore. My question should have clarified while in office. 1/2 point anyway.
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Only one Bush was VP, Herbert Walker.
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:01 PM   #11754
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Didn't one resign to be a congressman? Don't know the name though.
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:09 PM   #11755
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John C. Calhoun was the other veep to resign. It had something to do with Southern issues, he was a patriotic South Carolinian and resigned on principle. Maybe it will come to me.

Along those lines, John Tyler was a vp (also a president) and he was elected to the Confederate Senate. I'll pick Calhoun as the other confederate vp.
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:14 PM   #11756
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How about Teddy Roosevelt as one of the Nobelists? He was active in negotiating the peace between Japan and Russia. Except I think that would have been after he was president.
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:17 PM   #11757
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3. Youngest combined age is 90. Clinton (46) and Gore (44).

4. Charles G. Dawes won a Nobel prize while serving as Coolidge's VP. Dawes worked on a post WW1 reparations plan for Germany, and this plan preceded Calvin's administration.

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Old 04-22-2013, 05:53 PM   #11758
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Name the only two vice presidents to resign from office. Bonus point for providing why each left office.

Spiro Agnew corruption charges Bilbo1967 2 points.

John Calhoun Issybird 1 point Why Calhoun resigned still open.

Name the only two vice-presidents to join the Confederate cause on Secession.

John Tyler Issybird 1 point

One more still to name.

Combining both ages what two have made up the youngest president and vice president team?

Clinton and Gore Fat Abe 1 point

Two who have served as vice president have received the Nobel Peace Prize.

Theodore Roosevelt Issybird 1 point

One more still to name.

½ point to Kumabjorn for mentioning Gore.

In the last 40 years only one vice president has been elected president. Who?

G.H.W. Bush Kumabjorn 1 point

Bilbo1967 1 point
Fat Abe 1 point
Kumabjorn 1-1/2 point
Issybird 3 points

3 points still open
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Old 04-22-2013, 07:05 PM   #11759
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The other Nobelist: Charles Dawes?
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Old 04-22-2013, 07:20 PM   #11760
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The other Nobelist: Charles Dawes?
Indeed. Awarded for his work in attempting to create a plan to structure German war reparations for WWI so that Germany could repair and stabilize its economy. The plan was rejected in favor of a harsher plan unfortunately.

That leaves Isssybird with 4 points and an insurmountable lead.

The reason Calhoun resigned the VP position was election to the Senate. I guess he agreed with John Garner Nance about the merits of being the VP.

John C. Breckinridge served as VP for James Buchanan and after was elected to the Senate, but left to become Secretary of War for the Confederacy.

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