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George Washington, 1st President of the United States







TermEdit

1st President of the United States
April 30, 1789 - March 4, 1797  (57-65)
Succeeded by John Adams


DataEdit

Born February 22, 1732
Birthplace Pope's Creek, Virginia
Died December 14, 1799  (67 years)
Deathplace Mount Vernon, Virginia


ParentsEdit

Augustine Washington
Born November 12, 1694
Father: Lawrence Washington  (1659-98) (39 years)
Mother: Mildred Warner  (1671-1701) (30 years)
Married: 1731-43  (12 years, died)
Died April 12, 1743  (48 years)


Mary Ball
Born November 30, 1708
Father: Joseph Ball  (1649-1711) (62 years)
Mother: Mary Montague Johnson  (1665-1743) (78 years)
Children: 6
Died August 26, 1789  (80 years)


SiblingsEdit

Paternal Half-Siblings
1. Butler Washington  (1716-16) (1 day)

2. Lawrence Washington  (1718-52) (34 years)

(married 1743  Anne Fairfax  (1728-61) (33 years))

3. Augustine Washington Jr.  (1720-62) (42 years)

(married 1743  Anne Aylett  (1724-74) (50 years))

4. Jane Washington  (1722-35) (13 years)


Full Siblings

5. Elizabeth Washington  (1733-97) (64 years)

(married 1750  Fielding Lewis  (1725-81) (56 years))

6. Samuel Washington  (1734-81) (47 years)

(married 1754  Jane Champe  (1724-55) (31 years))

(married 1757  Mildred Thornton  (1741-62) (21 years))

(married 1762  Lucy Chapman  (1743-63) (20 years))

(married 1764  Anne Steptoe  (1737-77) (40 years))

(married 1778  Susannah Perrin  (1753-83) (30 years))

7. John Augustine Washington  (1736-87) (51 years)

(married 1756  Hannah Bushrod  (1735-1801) (66 years))

8. Charles Washington  (1738-99) (61 years)

(married 1757  Mildred Thornton  (1736-1804) (68 years))

9. Mildred Washington  (1739-40) (1 year)


MarriagesEdit

1. Martha Dandridge Custis
Born June 13, 1731
Father: John Dandridge  (1700-56) (56 years)
Mother: Frances Orlando Jones  (1710-85) (75 years)
1st Marriage: 1750-57  (7 years, widowed)  Daniel Parke Custis  (1711-57)
2nd Marriage: January 6, 1759 - December 14, 1799  (40 years, died)
Died May 22, 1802  (70 years)


OccupationEdit

President of the United States Constitutional Convention  (1787)

Delegate from Virginia to the 2nd Continental Congress  (1775)

Delegate from Virginia to the 1st Continental Congress  (1774)

Member of the Virginia House of Burgesses  (1758-65)

Planter

Surveyor


Military ServiceEdit

Senior Officer of the United States Army  (1798-99)

Commander-in-Chief of the United States Continental Army  (1775-83)

Colonel in the British Colonial Militia  (1752-58)


Presidential Election of 1788Edit

Nominees
Name State Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote
George Washington VA None 43, 782 69
John Adams MA Federalist 0 34
John Jay NY Federalist 0 9
Robert H. Harrison MD Federalist 0 6
John Rutledge SC Federalist 0 6
John Hancock MA Federalist 0 4
George Clinton NY Anti-Federalist 0 3
Samuel Huntington CT Federalist 0 2
John Milton GA Federalist 0 2
James Armstrong GA Federalist 0 1
Benjamin Lincoln MA Federalist 0 1
Edward Telfair GA Anti-Federalist 0 1


Presidential Election of 1792Edit

Name State Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote
George Washington  (Incumbent) VA None 28, 759 132
John Adams MA Federalist 0 77
George Clinton NY Democratic-Republican 0 50
Thomas Jefferson VA Democratic-Republican 0

4

Aaron Burr NY Democatic-Republican 0 1


Vice PresidentEdit

John Adams  (1735-1826) MA 1789-97


CabinetEdit

Secretary of Foreign Affairs
John Jay  (1745-1829) NY 1789


Secretary of State
John Jay  (1745-1829) NY 1789-90
Thomas Jefferson  (1743-1826) VA 1790-93
Edmund Randolph  (1753-1813) VA 1794-95
Timothy Pickering  (1745-1829) MA 1795-97


Secretary of the Treasury
Alexander Hamilton  (1755-1804) NY 1789-95
Oliver Wolcott Jr.  (1760-1833) CT 1795-97


Secretary of War
Henry Knox  (1750-1806) MA 1789-94
Timothy Pickering  (1745-1829) MA 1794-96
James McHenry  (1753-1816) MD 1796-97


Attorney General
Edmund Randolph  (1753-1813) VA 1789-94
William Bradford  (1755-95) PA 1794-95
Charles Lee  (1758-1815) VA 1795-97


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
John Jay  (1745-1829) NY 1789-95  (6 years)
John Rutledge  (1739-1800) SC 1795  (5 months)
Oliver Ellsworth  (1745-1807) CT 1796-1800  (4 years)


Associate Justices
James Wilson  (1742-98) PA 1789-98  (9 years)
William Cushing  (1732-1810) MA 1789-1810  (21 years)
John Blair Jr.  (1732-1800) VA 1789-95  (6 years)
John Rutledge  (1739-1800) SC 1789-91  (2 years)
James Iredell  (1751-99) NC 1790-99 (9 years)
Thomas Johnson  (1732-1819) MD 1791-93  (2 years)
William Paterson  (1745-1806) NJ 1793-1806  (13 years)
Samuel Chase  (1741-1811) MD 1796-1811  (15 years)