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John Quincy Adams, The Six of Clubs
6th President of the United States, 1825—1829

John Quincy Adams suffered insomnia, indigestion, eye discomfort, nervous anxiety and mental depression. He developed a habit of skinny-dipping in the Potomac River near the White House, Which he continued until he was 79. It can only be speculated that these dips alleviated some of his discomforts. He was the son of John Adams, second President of the United States. Although Andrew Jackson actually received more popular votes and electoral votes that Adams, the House of Representatives named him president.

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