William Howard Taft as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, the job he much preferred to the presidency. Taft was known as a pro business guy who sided with property rights over civil rights
Gerald Ford leaves his Alexandria home to go be president the day after he was sworn in. He hadn't even had time to move into the VP's house, vacated by Agnew, before Nixon resigned & Ford found out his next residence would be the White House.
Grover Cleveland - Honorary Sigma Chi brother at University of Michigan, 1893 - President of the United States, - (img) Official White House Portrait of Stephen Grover Cleveland - and President of the United States by Eastman Johnson