This President’s Day, many small business owners won’t get a day off. They’re too busy keeping the books, filing their taxes, cleaning up the shop and doing all the hundreds of other tasks that need to be done to keep their businesses humming along. It takes a lot of work to be successful!
As others celebrate the long weekend with a trip to the mall or by sleeping in on Monday, small business owners and entrepreneurs might do well to remember the presidents that were one of them. At least seven former presidents also ran their own small businesses, and that experience surely influenced their time in the Oval Office.
Read on to learn about the shops and farms run by these U.S. presidents before they reached the highest office in the land:
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