The Wealth Of Presidents

Douglas A. McIntyre, Michael B. Sauter, and Ashley C. Allen calculate the net worth of all 43 commanders-in-chief, ranging from less than $1 million to around $1 billion. The good old days:

From Fillmore to Garfield, American presidents were distinctly middle class. These men often retired without the money to support themselves in a fashion anywhere close to the one that they had as president. Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson, Grant, Hayes, and Garfield had almost no net worth at all.