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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)
Marriage 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 Parish Payne  (1739-92) (53 years)
Mother Mary Winston Coles  (1743-1808) (65 years)
First Marriage January 1790 - August 24, 1793  (3 years, widowed)
First Husband John Todd Jr.  (1764-93) (29 years)
Second 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

1. James Madison
Birth/Death 1751 - 1836  (85 years)
State Virginia
Occupation Incumbent Secretary of State of the United States  (1801-09)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Vice President

George Clinton  (1739-1812) (NY)

Incumbent Vice President of the United States  (1805-09)

Popular Vote 124, 732  (64.7%)
Electoral Vote 122  (12 states)


2. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney
Birth/Death 1746 - 1825  (79 years)
State South Carolina
Occupation Former U.S. Minister to France  (1796-97)
Political Party Federalist
Vice President

Rufus King  (1755-1827) (NY)

Former U.S. Minister to the United Kingdom  (1796-1803)

Popular Vote 62, 341  (32.4%)
Electoral Vote 47  (7 states)


3. James Monroe
Birth/Death 1758 - 1831  (73 years)
State Virginia
Occupation Former U.S. Minister to the United Kingdom  (1803-07)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Popular Vote 4, 848  (2.5%)
Electoral Vote 0


Presidential Election of 1812Edit

1. James Madison
Birth/Death 1751 - 1836  (85 years)
State Virginia
Occupation Incumbent President of the United States  (1809-17)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Vice President

Elbridge Gerry  (1744-1814) (MA)

Former Governor of Massachusetts  (1810-12)

Popular Vote 140, 431  (50.4%)
Electoral Vote 128  (11 states)


2. DeWitt Clinton
Birth/Death 1769 - 1828  (59 years)
State New York
Occupation Lieutenant Governor of New York  (1811-13)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Vice President

Jared Ingersoll  (1749-1822) (PA)

Attorney General of Pennsylvania  (1791-1800, 1811-16)

Popular Vote 132, 781  (47.6%)
Electoral Vote 89  (8 states)


3. Rufus King
Birth/Death 1755 - 1827  (72 years)
State New York
Occupation Former U.S. Minister to the United Kingdom  (1796-1803)
Political Party Federalist
Vice President

William Richardson Davie  (1756-1820) (NC)

Former Governor of North Carolina  (1798-99)

Popular Vote 5, 574  (2.0%)
Electoral Vote 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)