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Alincoln

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States






TermEdit

16th President of the United States

Republican (1860)

National Union (1864)

March 4, 1861 - April 15, 1865  (52-56)
Preceded by James Buchanan
Succeeded by Andrew Johnson


DataEdit

Ful Name Abraham Lincoln
Born February 12, 1809
Birthplace Hodgenville, Kentucky
Died April 15, 1865  (56 years)
Deathplace Washington, D.C.


ParentsEdit

Thomas Herring Lincoln
Born January 6, 1778
Father Abraham Lincoln  (1744-86) (42 years)
Mother Bathsheba Herring Cofer  (1742-1836) (94 years)
Marriage 1806 - 1818  (12 years, widowed)
Died January 17, 1851  (73 years)


Nancy Hanks
Born February 5, 1784
Father James Joseph Hanks  (1740-83) (43 years)
Mother Lucy Nancy Shipley  (1745-1833) (88 years)
Children 3
Died October 5, 1818  (34 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. Nancy Sarah Lincoln  (1807-28) (21 years)

(married 1826  Aaron Grigsby  (1802-31) (29 years))

2. Thomas Herring Lincoln Jr.  (1811-11) (1 day)


MarriagesEdit

1. Mary Ann Todd
Born December 13, 1818
Father Robert Smith Todd  (1791-1849) (58 years)
Mother Elizabeth Ann Parker  (1794-1825) (31 years)
Marriage November 4, 1842 - April 15, 1865  (22 years, died)
Died July 16, 1882  (63 years)


ChildrenEdit

1. Robert Todd Lincoln
Born August 1, 1843
Wife Mary Eunice Harlan  (1846-1937) (91 years)
Marriage September 24, 1868 - July 26, 1926  (57 years, died)
Children Mary, Abraham, Jessie
Died July 26, 1926  (82 years)


2. Edward Baker Lincoln
Born March 10, 1846
Died February 1, 1850  (3 years)


3. William Wallace Lincoln
Born December 21, 1850
Died February 20, 1862  (11 years)


4. Thomas Lincoln
Born April 4, 1853
Died July 15, 1871  (18 years)


OccupationEdit

U.S. Representative from Illinois's 7th District  (1847-49)

Member of the Illinois House of Representatives  (1834-42)

Lawyer


Military ServiceEdit

Private in the Illinois State Militia  (1832)


Presidential Election of 1860Edit

1. Abraham Lincoln
Birth/Death 1809 - 1865  (56 years)
State Illinois
Occupation Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois  (1847-49)
Political Party Republican
Vice President

Hannibal Hamlin  (1809-91) (ME)

U.S. Senator from Maine  (1848-61, 1869-81)

Popular Vote 1, 865, 908  (39.82%)
Electoral Vote 180  (18 states)


2. John C. Breckinridge
Birth/Death 1821 - 1875  (54 years)
State Kentucky
Occupation Incumbent Vice President of the United States  (1857-61)
Political Party Southern Democratic
Vice President

Joseph Lane  (1801-81) (OR)

U.S. Senator from Oregon  (1859-61)

Popular Vote 848, 019  (18.10%)
Electoral Vote 72  (11 states)


3. John Bell
Birth/Death 1796 - 1869  (73 years)
State Tennessee
Occupation Former U.S. Senator from Tennessee  (1847-59)
Political Party Constitutional Union-Whig
Vice President

Edward Everett  (1794-1865) (MA)

Former U.S. Senator from Massachusetts  (1853-54)

Popular Vote 590, 901  (12.61%)
Electoral Vote 39  (3 states)


4. Stephen A. Douglas
Birth/Death 1813 - 1861  (48 years)
State Illinois
Occupation U.S. Senator from Illinois  (1847-61)
Political Party Northern Democratic
Vice President

Herschel Vespasian Johnson  (1812-80) (GA)

Former Governor of Georgia  (1853-57)

Popular Vote 1, 380, 202  (29.46%)
Electoral Vote 12  (2 states)


Presidential Election of 1864Edit

1. Abraham Lincoln
Birth/Death 1809 - 1865  (56 years)
State Illinois
Occupation Incumbent President of the United States  (1861-65)
Political Party National Union
Vice President

Andrew Johnson  (1808-75) (TN)

Governor of Tennessee  (1853-57, 1862-65)

Popular Vote 2, 218, 388  (55.03%)
Electoral Vote 212  (22 states)


2. George B. McClellan
Birth/Death 1826 - 1885  (59 years)
State New Jersey
Occupation Former Commanding General of the United States Army  (1861-62)
Political Party Democratic
Vice President

George H. Pendleton  (1825-89) (OH)

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio  (1857-65)

Popular Vote 1, 812, 807  (44.95%)
Electoral Vote 21  (3 states)


3. Ellsworth Cheeseborough
Birth/Death 1816 - 1864  (48 years)
State Kansas
Occupation Lawyer, Merchant
Political Party Independent
Popular Vote 543  (0.01%)
Electoral Vote 0


Vice PresidentEdit

Hannibal Hamlin  (1809-91) ME 1861-65
Andrew Johnson  (1808-75) TN 1865


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
William H. Seward  (1801-72) NY 1861-65


Secretary of the Treasury
Salmon P. Chase  (1808-73) OH 1861-64
William P. Fessenden  (1806-69) ME 1864-65
Hugh McCulloch  (1808-95) IN 1865


Secretary of War
Simon Cameron  (1799-1889) PA 1861-62
Edwin Stanton  (1814-69) PA 1862-65


Attorney General
Edward Bates  (1793-1869) MO 1861-64
James Speed  (1812-87) KY 1864-65


Secretary of the Navy
Gideon Welles  (1802-78) CT 1861-65


Postmaster General
Montgomery Blair  (1813-83) DC 1861-64
William Dennison Jr.  (1815-82) OH 1864-65


Secretary of the Interior
Caleb Blood Smith  (1808-64) IN 1861-62
John Palmer Usher  (1816-89) IN 1862-65


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
Roger B. Taney  (1777-1864) MD 1836-64  (28 years)
Salmon P. Chase  (1808-73) OH 1864-73  (9 years)


Associate Justices
John McLean  (1785-1861) OH 1829-61  (32 years)
James Moore Wayne  (1790-1867) GA 1835-67  (32 years)
John Catron  (1786-1865) TN 1837-65  (28 years)
Samuel Nelson  (1792-1875) NY 1845-72  (27 years)
Robert Cooper Grier  (1794-1870) PA 1846-70  (24 years)
John Archibald Campbell  (1811-89) GA 1853-61  (8 years)
Nathan Clifford  (1803-81) ME 1858-81  (23 years)
Noah Haynes Swayne  (1804-84) OH 1862-81  (19 years)
Samuel Freeman Miller  (1816-90) IA 1862-90  (28 years)
David Davis  (1815-86) IL 1862-77  (15 years)
Stephen Johnson Field  (1816-99) CA 1863-97  (34 years)