US Presidents #1-10 and their interesting coffee facts (Part 1 of 5)

We begin our list of all of the presidents of the United States of America, and a tidbit or two of their quirky or interesting relationships to coffee.  This is part 1 of a 5 part series.

1) George Washington: he was a coffee importer according to some of his ledgers, bringing in as much as 200lbs of coffee at a time from overseas, and also asking for what was considered the world’s best coffee beans just weeks before he died.