Who was the first President of the United States to have a working telephone on his desk?
#109161. Asked by 29CoveRoad. (Sep 25 09 8:29 PM)
1877 One of the first private citizens to have a telephone was Mark Twain. He, and President Rutherford Hayes, the nineteenth President of the U.S. in 1877 but the first President of the Telephone age. There was a phone booth installed inside the White House just outside the Oval Office. A telephone would not sit on the President's desk until Herbert Hoover was President in 1929 - 53 years after the invention of the telephone.
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