The presidential firsts related to the deaths of and assassination attempts against the Presidents of the United States.
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|First president to die in office||William Henry Harrison|
|First president to survive an assassination attempt||Andrew Jackson|
|First president to survive an injury during an assassination attempt||Ronald Reagan|
|First president to be wounded in an assassination attempt after his presidency||Theodore Roosevelt|
|First president to die by assassination||Abraham Lincoln|
|First president to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda||Abraham Lincoln|
|First president to be buried under a foreign flag||John Tyler||Confederate States of America|
|First president to die before the age of 50||James A. Garfield|
|First president to die before the age of 60||James K. Polk|
|First president to have his remains exhumed||Zachary Taylor||1991, No evidence of poisoning found|
|First president buried at Arlington National Cemetery||William H. Taft|
|First president buried in Washington, DC||Woodrow Wilson|
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