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Alincoln

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States









16th President
Political Party Republican
Term March 4, 1861 - April 15, 1865  (52-56)
Vice President

Hannibal Hamlin  1861-1865

Andrew Johnson 1865

Predecessor James Buchanan
Successor Andrew Johnson




Full Name Abraham Lincoln
Birth

February 12, 1809

Hodgenville, Kentucky

Father Thomas Lincoln  (1778-1851)
Mother Nancy Hanks Lincoln  (1784-1818)
Brothers Thomas Lincoln  (1811-1812)
Sisters Sarah Lincoln Grigsby  (1807-1828)
Military Services

Captain

Illinois State Militia

1832

Occupation

Representative from Illinois's 7th District  (1847-1849)

Member of the Illinois State Legislature  (1834-1842)

Postmaster of New Salem, Illinois  (1833-1836)

Lawyer

Death

April 15, 1865

Washington, D.C.

(56 years)




Marriages
Mary Ann Todd (1818-1882)

Married November 4, 1842

(22 years)




Children

Robert Todd Lincoln

(m.1868 Mary Harlan)

(1 son, 2 daughters)

Born August 1, 1843

Died July 26, 1926

(82 years)

Edward Baker Lincoln

Born March 10, 1846

Died February 1, 1850

(3 years)

William Wallace Lincoln

Born December 21, 1850

Died February 20, 1862

(11 years)

Thomas Lincoln

Born April 4, 1853

Died July 15, 1871

(18 years)




Presidential Election of 1860
Nominee Running Mate Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote
Abraham Lincoln  (IL) Hannibal Hamlin  (ME) Republican 1,865,908  (39.8%) 180
Stephen A. Douglas  (IL) Herschel V. Johnson  (GA) Northern Democratic 1,380,202  (29.5%) 12
John C. Breckinridge  (KY) Joseph Lane  (OR) Southern Democratic 848,019  (18.1%) 72
John Bell  (TN) Edward Everett  (MA) Constitutional Union 590,901  (12.6%) 39




Presidential Election of 1864
Nominee Running Mate  Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote

Abraham Lincoln  (IL)

Incumbent

Andrew Johnson  (TN) Republican 2,218,388  (55.0%) 212
George B. McClellan  (NJ) George H. Pendleton  (OH) Democratic 1,812,807  (45.0%) 21




Presidential Cabinet
Name Office Term
William H. Seward  (NY) Secretary of State 1861-1865

Salmon P. Chase  (OH)

William P. Fessenden  (ME)

Hugh McCulloch  (IN)

Secretary of Treasury

1861-1864

1864-1865

1865

Simon Cameron  (PA)

Edwin Stanton  (OH)

Secretary of War

1861-1862

1862-1865

Edward Bates  (MO)

James Speed  (KY)

Attorney General

1861-1864

1864-1865

Gideon Welles  (CT) Secretary of the Navy 1861-1865

Montgomery Blair  (MD)

William Dennison Jr.  (OH)

Postmaster General

1861-1864

1864-1865

Caleb Blood Smith  (IN)

John P. Usher  (IN)

Secretary of the Interior

1861-1862

1863-1865




United States Supreme Court
Nominee Position  Term

Roger B. Taney  (MD)

Salmon P. Chase  (OH)

Chief Justice

1836-1864  (28 years, died)

1864-1873  (9 years, died)

John McLean  (OH)

James M. Wayne  (GA)

John Catron  (TN)

Samuel Nelson  (NY)

Robert C. Grier  (PA)

John A. Campbell  (AL)

Nathan Clifford  (ME)

Noah H. Swayne  (OH)

Samuel F. Miller  (IA)

David Davis  (IL)

Stephen J. Field  (CA)

Associate Justice

1829-1861  (32 years, died)

1835-1867  (32 years, died)

1837-1865  (28 years, died)

1845-1872  (27 years, retired)

1846-1870  (24 years, retired)

1853-1861  (8 years, retired)

1858-1881  (23 years, died)

1862-1881  (19 years, retired)

1862-1890  (28 years, died)

1862-1877  (15 years, retired)

1863-1897  (34 years, retired)

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