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Which religious denominations (including different Protestant) have the most US presidents belonged to?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Im not big on copying and pasting but this is an interesting question,

    The most presidents were Episcopalian (11) followed closely by Presbyterian (10)

    1 George Washington - Episcopalian

    2 John Adams - Congregationalist (raised); Unitarian

    3 Thomas Jefferson - raised Episcopalian; later no specific denomination, held Christian, Deist, Unitarian beliefs

    4 James Madison - Episcopalian (deist?)

    5 James Monroe - Episcopalian (deist?)

    6 John Quincy Adams - Unitarian

    7 Andrew Jackson - Presbyterian

    8 Martin Van Buren - Dutch Reformed

    9 William Henry Harrison - Episcopalian

    10 John Tyler - Episcopalian (deist)

    11 James Knox Polk - Presbyterian; Methodist

    12 Zachary Taylor - Episcopalian

    13 Millard Fillmore - Unitarian

    14 Franklin Pierce - Episcopalian

    15 James Buchanan - Presbyterian

    16 Abraham Lincoln - raised Baptist; later no specific denomination (deist)

    17 Andrew Johnson - Christian (no specific denomination)

    18 Ulysses S Grant - Presbyterian; Methodist

    19 Rutherford B. Hayes - Presbyterian; Methodist (?)

    20 James A. Garfield - Disciples of Christ

    21 Chester A. Arthur - Episcopalian

    22 Grover Cleveland - Presbyterian

    23 Benjamin Harrison - Presbyterian

    24 Grover Cleveland - Presbyterian

    25 William McKinley - Methodist

    26 Theodore Roosevelt - Dutch Reformed; Episcopalian

    27 William Howard Taft - Unitarian

    28 Woodrow Wilson - Presbyterian

    29 Warren G. Harding - Baptist

    30 Calvin Coolidge - Congregationalist

    31 Herbert Hoover - Quaker

    32 Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Episcopalian

    33 Harry S. Truman Southern - Baptist

    34 Dwight D. Eisenhower - River Brethren; Jehovah's Witnesses; Presbyterian

    35 John F. Kennedy - Catholic

    36 Lyndon B. Johnson - Disciples of Christ

    37 Richard M. Nixon - Quaker

    38 Gerald Ford - Episcopalian

    39 Jimmy Carter - Baptist (former Southern Baptist)

    40 Ronald Reagan - Disciples of Christ; Presbyterian

    41 George H. W. Bush - Episcopalian

    42 William Jefferson Clinton - Baptist

    43 George W. Bush - Methodist - (former Episcopalian)

  • 1 decade ago

    The First International Anglican Episcopal Lutheran Presbyterian Reformed Methodist Baptist Seventh Day Adventist Pentecostal Nazarene Unitarian Gospel Non Denominational Church and Assembly of God Christ Science Scientist of Latter Day Saints Jehovah Witness Evangelical Christian Restoration Calvary Bible Apostolic Progressive Faith Holiness Universalist Discipleship Congregational Covenant Independent United Communion Fellowship Conference Convention Association and Community Of The Lord. American Baptists, Southern Baptists, Christian Unity Baptists, Primitive Baptists, Duck River & Kindred Associations of Baptists, Baptist Church of Christ, Freewill Baptists, General Baptists, General Six—Principle Baptists, Independent Baptist Church of America, National Baptist, Evangelical Life & Soul Saving Assembly of the U.S.A., Regular Baptists, Separate Baptists, Seventh Day Baptists, Two Seed in the Spirit Predestinarian Baptists, United American Freewill Baptists, United Baptists, Free Communion Baptists, Anti-mission Baptists, Conservative Baptists, Fundamental Baptists,

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  • joe c
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    1 decade ago

    more importantly ,mostly masons,as were the framers,and signers of the d.o.i.

    Source(s): check it i can't make this stuff up and check out skull and bones society while your at it. i've got to go ther is a knock at th
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