Updated July 24, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The Question:

How many U.S. presidents were an only child?

The Answer:

Only four of this country's presidents can be considered only children.

All four had half siblings, however. Roosevelt had a younger half brother. Ford had four half brothers and two half sisters. Clinton has one younger half brother. And Obama has a half sister.

Interestingly, 11 U.S. presidents were the oldest child in their family, and six presidents were the youngest child in their family.

-The Editors

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