You must be:
- born in the United States
- 35 years old
- a resident of the U.S. for 14 years
to be eligible to become the President of the United States.
George Washington was 57 years, 2 months and 8 days old. when he became president. He was 57 years old when he first became President (1789); and left office when he was 65 years old (1797).
No, circumstances intervened and Civil Rights (Little Rock) may have overclouded even his contribution to the national transportation system (The Interstate Highway System.)
18 is the legal voting age.