It is being said that there is no greater joy than earning something all by yourself than simply inheriting it on the basis of your birthright. And there have been many great men who have started from the scratch to be world’s some the finest people all of us know.

Similarly, the first six presidents also took some unglamorous jobs before they were nominated to serve their nation as presidents. So let’s just take a quick look at what all these men did before they acquired a spot in the white House.

Abraham Lincoln

 

Abraham Lincoln

The first president of America Sir Abraham Lincoln was a general store clerk in Salem, Illinois which was often considered as an unofficial meeting spot.

However, it was his profession that allowed him to build up relationships with various people and ultimately leading him to be successful politically.