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Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the United States








17th President
Political Party Democratic
Term April 15, 1865 - March 4, 1869  (56-60)
Vice President None
Predecessor Abraham Lincoln
Successor Ulysses S. Grant




16th Vice President
Term March 4, 1865 - April 15, 1865  (56)
President Abraham Lincoln
Predecessor Hannibal Hamlin
Successor Schuyler Colfax




Full Name

Andrew Johnson
Birth

December 29, 1808

Raleigh, North Carolina

Father Jacob Johnson  (1778-1812)
Mother Mary McDonough Johnson Dougherty  (1783-1856)
Brothers William Patterson Johnson  (1804-1865)
Sisters Elizabeth Johnson  (1806-1809)
Occupation

Military Governor of Tennessee  (1862-1865)

U.S. Senator from Tennessee (1857-1862, 1875)

15th Governor of Tennessee (1853-1857)

Representative from Tennessee's 1st District (1843-1853)

Tennessee State Senator (1841-1843)

Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives (1835-1837, 1839-1841)

Mayor of Greeneville, Tennessee (1830-1833)

Alderman of Greeneville, Tennessee (1828-1830)

Tailor

Death

July 31, 1875

Elizabethton, Tennessee

(66 years)




Marriages
Eliza McCardle  (1810-1876)

Married May 17, 1827

(48 years)




Children

Martha Johnson Patterson

(m.1855 David Patterson)

(1 son, 1 daughter)

Born October 25, 1828

Died July 10, 1901

(72 years)

Charles Johnson

Born February 19, 1830

Died April 4, 1863

(33 years)

Mary Johnson Stover Brown

(m.1852 Daniel Stover)

(1 son, 2 daughters)

(m.1869 William Brown)

Born May 8, 1832

Died April 19, 1883

(50 years)

Robert Johnson

Born February 22, 1834

Died April 22, 1869

(35 years)

Andrew Johnson Jr.

(m.1875 Bessie Rumbough)

Born August 5, 1852

Died March 12, 1879

(26 years)




Presidential Cabinet
Name Office Term
William H. Seward  (NY) Seretary of State 1865-1869
Hugh McCulloch  (IN) Secretary of Treasury 1865-1869

Edwin Stanton  (OH)

John Schofield  (MO)

Secretary of War

1865-1868

1868-1869

James Speed  (KY)

Henry Stanberry  (OH)

William M. Evarts  (NY)

Attorney General

1865-1866

1866-1868

1868-1869

Gideon Welles  (CT) Secretary of the Navy 1865-1869

William Dennison Jr.  (OH)

Alexander Randall  (WI)

Postmaster General

1865-1866

1866-1869

John P. Usher  (IN)

James Harlan  (IA)

Orville H. Browning  (IL)

Secretary of the Interior

1865

1865-1866

1866-1869



United States Supreme Court
Nominee Position Term
Salmon P. Chase  (OH) Chief Justice 1864-1873  (9 years, died)

James M. Wayne  (GA)

John Catron  (TN)

Samuel Nelson  (NY)

Robert C. Grier  (PA)

Nathan Clifford  (ME)

Noah H. Swayne  (OH)

Samuel F. Miller  (IA)

David Davis  (IL)

Stephen J. Field  (CA)

Associate Justice

1835-1867  (32 years, died)

1837-1865  (28 years, died)

1845-1872  (27 years, retired)

1846-1870  (24 years, retired)

1858-1881  (23 years, died)

1862-1881  (19 years, retired)

1862-1890  (28 years, retired)

1862-1877  (15 years, retired)

1863-1897  (34 years, retired)

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