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Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Jackson, Tyler, Polk and Taylor all owned plantations which they ran. Washington in particular ran a large distillery besides his agriculture business. Andrew Johnson owned his tailor shop. Herbert Hoover ran a mining engineering consulting firm. Harry Truman was part owner and operator of a haberdashery shop. Carter owned a peanut distribution business. Both Bushes were in the oil business mostly as part-owners in oil development projects. Several other presidents owned owned their law offices in part or solely.

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He was a community organizer in Chicago.

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