Ulysses S. Grant
After the Presidency
he retired from the Presidency, Grant
became a partner in a financial firm,
which went bankrupt. About that time,
he learned he had cancer of the throat.
He began writing his memoirs to pay
off his debts and provide for his family.
As he raced against death, he produced
a book that earned nearly $450,000.
Soon after he completed the last page,
he died on July 23, 1885, at Mount MacGregor,
New York. He was 63.
more about U.S. Grant:
Before the Presidency
The Hero of the
Grant: A Misunderstood
A Loving Family
Life After the Presidency
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