Little-known facts about US presidents will leave you in disbelief

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While U.S. presidents risk airing all their dirty laundry out once they take the oath of office ... there's probably more odd details about their lives the public doesn't know.

George H.W. Bush was part of a secret society during his time at Yale University, while Abraham Lincoln was an avid wrestler.

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Lyndon B. Johnson

President Johnson had some very specific requests about the White House bathroom. According to a book published by a former White House correspondent, Johnson demanded water pressure that rivaled a fire hose. He also reportedly wanted nozzles that would be aimed directly at his private parts.

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George W. Bush

Bush was a head cheerleader while attending high school at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.

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Theodore Roosevelt

The 26th president was a fan of boxing and according to the National Park Service he ended up losing sight in one eye after boxing with a military aide in the White House.

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Ulysses S. Grant

The 18th president of the United States was said to be a cigar chain smoker, smoking 20 stogies a day. 

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John Quincy Adams

President Adams was an avid swimmer and was known to go skinny dipping in the Potomac River.

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Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln had a background in wrestling and according to Sports Illustrated he once beat his opponent with one toss and then challenged the crowd that gathered.

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Calvin Coolidge

The 30th president of the United States had a number of unique pets including a bobcat, antelope and a pygmy hippo named Billy.

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Benjamin Harrison

Harrison was president when electricity was installed in the White House in 1891, but he never touched the light switches because he was fearful of getting shocked.

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John F. Kennedy

Kennedy used the coconut shell that he wrote a distress message on when he became stranded during World War II as a paper weight in the Oval Office.

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Jimmy Carter

Four years before he became the 39th president of the US, Jimmy Carter filed a UFO sighting report with the National Investigations Committee On Aerial Phenomena

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George H. W. Bush

George Bush Sr., was a member of the secret and prestigious society at Yale called Skull and Bones. The group meets in a building on campus known as 'the tomb'. George W. Bush was also a bonesman.

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But Lyndon B. Johnson takes the cake when it comes to weirdness. The 36th president of the United States had some very specific requests about the White House bathroom. Check out the slideshow above to find out what it is.

RELATED: President with the highest net-worth may surprise you:

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Ranking the US presidents by net worth
42. Harry S. Truman: <$1 million

33rd President (1945-1953)

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41. Calvin Coolidge: <$1 million

30th President (1923-1929)

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40. Woodrow Wilson: <$1 million

28th President (1913-1921)

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39. Chester A. Arthur: <$1 million

21st President (1881-1885)

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38. James A. Garfield: <$1 million

20th President (1881-1881)

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37. Ulysses S. Grant: <$1 million

18th President (1869-1877)

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36. Andrew Johnson: <$1 million 

17th President (1865-1869)

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35. Abraham Lincoln: <$1 million

16th President (1861-1865)

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34. James Buchanan: <$1 million

15th President (1857-1861)

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33. Warren G. Harding: $1 million

29th President (1921-1923)

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32. William McKinley: $1 million

25th President (1897-1901)

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31. Franklin Pierce: $2 million

14th President (1853-1857)

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30. William Howard Taft: $3 million

27th President (1909-1913)

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29. Rutherford B. Hayes: $3 million

19th President (1877-1881)

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28. Millard Fillmore: $4 million

13th President (1850-1853)

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27. Benjamin Harrison: $5 million

23rd President (1889-1893)

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26. William Henry Harrison: $5 million

9th President (1841-1841)

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25. Zachary Taylor: $6 million 

12th President (1849-1850)

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24. Jimmy Carter: $7 million

39th President (1977-1981)

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23. Gerald Ford: $7 million

38th President (1974-1977)

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22. Barack Obama: $7 million

44th President (2009-present)

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21. Dwight Eisenhower: $8 million

34th President (1953-1961)

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20. James K. Polk: $10 million

11th President (1845-1849)

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19. Ronald Reagan: $13 million

40th President (1981-1989)

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18. Richard Nixon: $15 million

37th President (1969-1974)

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17. John Adams: $19 million

2nd President (1797-1801)

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16. George W. Bush: $20 million

43rd President (2001-2009)

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15. John Quincy Adams: $21 million

6th President (1825-1829)

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14. George H. W. Bush: $23 million

41st President: (1989-1993)

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13. Grover Cleveland: $25 million

22nd and 24th President (1885-1889) and (1893-1897)

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12. Martin Van Buren: $26 million 

8th President: (1837-1841)

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11. James Monroe: $27 million

5th President (1817-1825)

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10. John Tyler: $51 million

10th President (1841-1845)

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9. Bill Clinton: $55 million

42nd President (1993-2001)

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8. Franklin D. Roosevelt: $60 million

32nd President (1933-1945)

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7. Herbert Clark Hoover: $75 million

31st President (1929-1933)

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6. Lyndon Johnson: $98 million

36th President: (1963-1969)

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5. James Madison: $101 million

4th President (1809-1817)

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4. Andrew Jackson: $119 million

7th President (1829-1837)

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3. Theodore Roosevelt: $125 million

26th President (1901-1909)

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2. Thomas Jefferson: $212 million

3rd President (1801-1809)

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1. George Washington: $525 million

1st President (1789-1797)

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1.* John F. Kennedy: $1 billion 

35th President (1961-1963)

*Had he lived, JFK would have inherited $1 billion from his father. 

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