1. George Washington – Gryffindor
2. John Adams – Slytherin
3. Thomas Jefferson – Ravenclaw
4. James Madison – Ravenclaw
5. James Monroe – Gryffindor
6. John Q. Adams – Ravenclaw
7. Andrew Jackson – Slytherin
8. Martin Van Buren – Hufflepuff
9. William Henry Harrison – Hufflepuff
10. John Tyler – Hufflepuff
11. James K. Polk – Slytherin
12. Zachary Taylor – Gryffindor
13. Millard Filmore – Hufflepuff
14. Franklin Pierce – Hufflepuff
15. James Buchannon – Gryffindor
16. Abraham Lincoln – Ravenclaw
17. Andrew Johnson – Slytherin
18. Ulysses S. Grant – Gryffindor
19. Rutherford B. Hayes – Hufflepuff
20. James A. Garfield – Gryffindor
21. Chester A. Arthur – Gryffindor
22. Grover Cleveland – Hufflepuff
23. Benjamin Harrison – Hufflepuff
24. Grover Cleveland – Hufflepuff
25. William McKinley – Hufflepuff
26. Theodore Roosevelt – Gryffindor
27. William Howard Taft – Ravenclaw
28. Woodrow Wilson – Ravenclaw
29. Warren G. Harding – Hufflepuff
30. Calvin Coolidge – Hufflepuff
31. Herbert Hoover – Hufflepuff
32. Franklin D. Roosevelt – Gryffindor
33. Harry S. Truman – Gryffindor
34. Dwight D. Eisenhower – Gryffindor
35. John F. Kennedy – Gryffindor
36. Lyndon B. Johnson – Slytherin
37. Richard Nixon – Slytherin
38. Gerald Ford – Hufflepuff
39. Jimmy Carter – Hufflepuff
40. Ronald Reagan – Gryffindor
41. George H.W. Bush – Ravenclaw
42. Bill Clinton – Slytherin
43. George W. Bush – Hufflepuff
44. Barack Obama – Ravenclaw
45. Donald Trump – ???

Instead of using this space to explain the elaborate methodology I used to come to these conclusions, I offer a contest! Whoever writes the best rebuttal to one or more of my choices wins an audiobook of Jeffrey Eugenides’ The Marriage Plot.* A winner will be announced Monday afternoon.

*This is totally real.

Update: I have written a brief follow-up, responded to a few comments, and declared a contest winner. Click here to check it out. 


 

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