1. Ronald Reagan was the oldest man to be elected President. He was 73 his second term. 2. William Henry Harrison was the first to die in office. He died in 1841 after a month in office.
Benjamin Franklin was the oldest person at the age of 81 that signed the constitution in 1787.
Alben W. Barkley was the oldest person to run for Vice President. He was 71 years old when he was elected in 1949.
like, who was the oldest to run for president but didn't win? or who's the oldest to run for president?
Ronald Reagan was the oldest President.
The oldest person to run the Iditarod was Norman D. Vaughan. He completed the race four times. He was born in 1905.
Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest person o run for the president
As of 2012, the oldest elected U.S. President was Ronald Reagan, who was 69 years old when he took office.
George Washington was the first person elected to be president of the United States so I guess you could say he was the oldest in that sense but the oldest (as in his age) president was Ronald Reagan who was elected president at the age of 69.
William Henry Harrison
83 years old
Just the opposite. At the time, he was the oldest president ever elected.
When Ronald Reagan left office, he was the oldest person to ever be the President of the United States, at 78 years old. He was also the oldest person elected president, at 69 years old. If John McCain wins the nomination and then the general election in November, he will beat that record at 72 years old.