This article came out in another favorite Canadian paper of mine, the racy Edmonton Sunday Sun on October 23rd 1988. Max was right-the well-respected popular Gipper, Ronald
Reagan beat the death cycle and died out of office.
An update: The past US presidents who were elected in a year ending with a zero and lost their lives were:
1840- William Harrison; 1860-Abrahim Lincoln; 1880- James Abram Garfield; 1900- William McKinney; 1920-Waren G. Harding; 1940-Franklin Delano Roosevelt and lastly, 1940-John F. Kennedy.