FOR THE RECORD:
Presidents: The answer to question 4 in the "Common Man" quiz in the Oct. 19 Sunday Opinion said that if Barack Obama were elected, he could be the first president with a living grandparent. John Kennedy's grandmother, Mary Hannon Fitzgerald, was in her late 90s during Kennedy's presidency, and she outlived the president, dying in August 1964. —
1. What's the average age at which a president is first inaugurated?
2. How tall is the average president?
a. 5 feet 8
b. 5 feet 10
c. 6 feet
d. 6 feet 2
3. On average, how many children does a president have?
4. How many presidents have been orphans when they took office?