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Theodore Roosevelt still holds the distinction of being the nation's youngest President. He was William McKinley's Vice President, and he was 42 years of age when he was sworn in as President following McKinley's assassination in 1901.

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35. same as president, because the VP must be able to take over the position should the president die or otherwise become incapacitated.

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