Ulysses S. Grant
Life After the Presidency

After 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.

Learn more about U.S. Grant:

Life Before the Presidency
The Hero of the Civil War
Presidential Accomplishments
Grant: A Misunderstood Leader
A Loving Family Man
Life After the Presidency
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