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James Madison, 4th President of the United States






TermEdit

4th President of the United States
Democratic-Republican
March 4, 1809 - March 4, 1817  (57-65)
Preceded by Thomas Jefferson
Succeeded by James Monroe


8th Secretary of State of the United States
May 2, 1801 - March 3, 1809  (50-57)
Preceded by Levi Lincoln
Succeeded by Robert Smith


DataEdit

Full Name James Madison Jr.
Born  March 16, 1751
Birthplace Port Conway, Virginia
Alma Mater Princeton University  (1771)
Died June 28, 1836  (85 years)
Deathplace Orange, Virginia


ParentsEdit

James Madison
Born March 27, 1723
Father: Ambrose Madison  (1696-1732) (36 years)
Mother: Frances Taylor  (1700-61) (61 years)
Married: 1749-1801  (52 years, died)
Died February 27, 1801  (77 years)


Eleanor Rose Conway
Born January 9, 1731
Father: Francis Conway  (1696-1733) (37 years)
Mother: Rebecca Catlett  (1702-61) (59 years)
Children: 10
Died February 11, 1829  (98 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. Francis Madison  (1753-1800) (47 years)

(married 1772  Susanna Bell  (1757-1831) (74 years))

2. Ambrose Madison  (1755-93) (38 years)

(married 1779  Mary Lee  (1755-98) (43 years))

3. Catlett Madison  (1758-58) (1 month)

4. Eleanor Conway Madison  (1760-1802) (42 years)

(married 1783  Isaac Hite  (1758-1836) (78 years))

5. William Taylor Madison  (1762-1843) (81 years)

(married 1783  Frances Throckmorton  (1765-1832) (67 years))

(married 1834  Nancy Jarrell  (1792-1860) (68 years))

6. Sarah Catlett Madison  (1764-1843) (79 years)

(married 1790  Thomas Macon  (1765-1838) (73 years))

7. Elizabeth Madison  (1768-75) (7 years)
8. Reuben Madison  (1771-75) (4 years)

9. Frances Taylor Madison  (1774-1823) (49 years)

(married 1801  Robert Rose  (1770-1835) (65 years))


MarriagesEdit

1. Dorothea Dandridge Payne Todd
Born May 20, 1768
Father: John Payne  (1740-92) (52 years)
Mother: Mary Winston Coles  (1743-1808) (65 years)
1st Marriage: 1790-93  (3 years, widowed)  John Todd  (1763-93)
2nd Marriage: September 15, 1794 - June 28, 1836  (41 years, died)
Died July 12, 1849  (81 years)


OccupationEdit

U.S. Representative from Virginia's 15th District  (1793-97)

U.S. Representative from Virginia's 5th District  (1789-93)

Delegate from Virginia to the Congress of the Confederation  (1781-83, 1786-87)

Author

Philosopher

Lawyer


Presidential Election of 1808Edit

Democratic-Republican Presidential Primary
Nominee State Votes
James Madison VA 83
James Monroe VA 3
George Clinton NY 3


Democratic-Republican Vice Presidential Primary
Nominee State Votes
George Clinton NY 79
John Langdon NH 5
Henry Dearborn MA 3
John Quincy Adams MA 1


Federalist Party Ticket
Nominee State
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney  (P) SC
Rufus King  (VP) NY


General Election
Nominee State Political Party Popular Votes Electoral Votes

James Madison

George Clinton

VA

NY

Democratic-Republican 124, 732 (64.7%) 122

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

Rufus King

SC

NY

Federalist 62, 431 (32.4%) 47
George Clinton NY Democratic-Republican 0 6
James Monroe VA Democratic-Republican 4, 848 (2.5%) 0


Presidential Election of 1812Edit

Democratic-Republican Presidential Primary
Nominee State Vote

James Madison

(Incumbent)

VA 81


Democratic-Republican Vice Presidential Primary
Nominee State Vote
Elbridge Gerry MA 74


General Election
Nominee State Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote

James Madison

(Incumbent)

Elbridge Gerry

VA

MA

Democratic-Republicn 140, 431 (50.4%) 128

DeWitt Clinton

Jared Ingersoll

NY

PA

Democratic-Republican 132, 781 (47.6%) 89

Rufus King

William R. Davie

NY

NC

Federalist 5, 574 (2%) 0


Vice PresidentEdit

George Clinton  (1739-1812) NY 1809-12
Elbridge Gerry  (1744-1814) MA 1813-14


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
Robert Smith  (1757-1842) MD 1809-11
James Monroe  (1758-1831) VA 1811-17


Secretary of the Treasury
Albert Gallatin  (1761-1849) PA 1809-14
George W. Campbell  (1769-1848) TN 1814
Alexander J. Dallas  (1759-1817) PA 1814-16
William H. Crawford  (1772-1834) GA 1816-17


Secretary of War
William Eustis  (1753-1825) MA 1809-13
John Armstrong Jr.  (1758-1843) NY 1813-14
James Monroe  (1758-1831) VA 1814-15
William H. Crawford  (1772-1834) GA 1815-16
George Graham  (1772-1830) VA 1816-17


Attorney General
Caesar Augustus Rodney  (1772-1824) DE 1809-11
William Pinkney  (1764-1822) MD 1811-14
Richard Rush  (1780-1859) PA 1814-17


Secretary of the Navy
Paul Hamilton  (1762-1816) SC 1809-13
William Jones  (1760-1831) PA 1813-14
Benjamin Williams Crowninshield  (1772-1851) MA 1814-17


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
John Marshall  (1755-1835) VA 1800-35  (35 years)


Associate Justices
William Cushing  (1732-1810) MA 1789-1810  (21 years)
Samuel Chase  (1741-1811) MD 1796-1811  (15 years)
Bushrod Washington  (1762-1829) VA 1798-1829  (31 years)
William Johnson  (1771-1834) SC 1804-34  (30 years)
Henry Brockholst Livingston  (1757-1823) NY 1806-23  (17 years)
Thomas Todd  (1765-1826) VA 1807-26  (19 years)
Gabriel Duvall  (1752-1844) MD 1811-35  (24 years)
Joseph Story  (1779-1845) MA 1811-45  (34 years)