Grover Cleveland, 22nd and 24th President of the United States, 19th century (1955). Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) was twice President of the USA, from 1885-1889 and again from 1893-1897. He was the first Democrat to be elected President after the American Civil War and was also the only President to leave the White House and then be re-elected for another term later. He was defeated in the 1888 presidential election by Benjamin Harrison. A print from Mathew Brady Historian with a Camera by James D Horan, Bonanza Books, New York, 1955. (Colorised black and white print).