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JMonroe5

James Monroe, 5th President of the United States





TermEdit

5th President of the United States
Democratic-Republican
March 4, 1817 - March 4, 1825  (58-66)
Preceded by James Madison
Succeeded by John Quincy Adams


8th Secretary of War of the United States
September 27, 1814 - March 2, 1815  (56)
Preceded by John Armstrong Jr.
Succeeded by William H. Crawford


10th Secretary of State of the United States
April 2, 1811 - March 3, 1817  (52-58)
Preceded by Robert Smith
Succeeded by John Graham


16th Governor of Virginia
January 19, 1811 - April 3, 1811  (52)
Preceded by John Tyler
Succeeded by George William Smith


12th Governor of Virginia 
December 19, 1799 - December 1, 1802  (41-44)
Preceded by James Wood
Succeeded by John Page


DataEdit

Full Name James Monroe
Born April 28, 1758
Birthplace Monroe Hall, Virginia
Alma Mater College of William and Mary  (1776)
Died  July 4, 1831  (73 years)
Deathplace New York City, New York


ParentsEdit

Spence Monroe
Born 1727
Father Andrew Monroe  (1695-1735) (40 years)
Mother Christiana Tyler  (1699-1754) (55 years)
Marriage 1752 - 1774  (22 years, died)
Died February 16, 1774  (46-47 years)


Elizabeth Jones
Born 1730
Father James Jones  (1695-1744) (49 years)
Mother Hester Davis Lampton  (1687-1762) (75 years)
Children 5
Died 1806  (75-76 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. Elizabeth Monroe  (1754-1812) (58 years)

(married 1773  William Buckner  (1753-1790) (37 years))

2. Spence Monroe Jr.  (1759-74) (15 years)

3. Andrew Augustine Monroe  (1759-1826) (67 years)

(married 1780  Ann Bell  (1760-1825) (65 years))

4. Joseph Jones Monroe  (1764-1824) (60 years)

(married 1791  Elizabeth Kerr  (1770-1801) (31 years))

(married 1801  Sarah Gordon  (1775-1806) (31 years))

(married 1808  Elizabeth Glasscock  (1780-1819) (39 years))


MarriagesEdit

1. Elizabeth Kortright
Born  June 30, 1768
Father Lawrence Kortright  (1728-94) (66 years)
Mother Hannah Aspinwall  (1735-77) (42 years)
Marriage February 16, 1786 - September 23, 1830  (44 years, widowed)
Died September 23, 1830  (62 years)


ChildrenEdit

1. Eliza Kortright Monroe
Born July 27, 1787
Husband George Hay  (1765-1830) (65 years)
Marriage October 17, 1808 - September 21, 1830  (21 years, widowed)
Children Hortensia
Died January 27, 1840  (52 years)


2. James Spence Monroe
Born May 12, 1799
Died September 28, 1800  (1 year)


3. Maria Hester Monroe
Born June 9, 1803
Husband Samuel Laurence Gouverneur  (1799-1865) (66 years)
Marriage March 9, 1820 - June 20, 1850  (30 years, died)
Children Samuel, Elizabeth, James
Died June 20, 1850  (47 years)


OccupationEdit

United States Minister to the United Kingdom  (1803-07)

United States Minister to France  (1794-96)

U.S. Senator from Virginia  (1790-94)

Delegate from Virginia to the Congress of the Confederation  (1783-86)

Planter

Lawyer


Military ServiceEdit

Colonel in the Virginia State Militia  (1777-80)

Major in the United States Continental Army  (1775-77)


Presidential Election of 1816Edit

1. James Monroe
Birth/Death 1758 - 1831  (73 years)
State Virginia
Occupation Incumbent Secretary of State of the United States  (1811-17)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Vice President

Daniel D. Tompkins  (1774-1825) (NY)

Governor of New York  (1807-17)

Popular Vote 76, 592  (68.2%)
Electoral Vote 183  (16 states)


2. Rufus King
Birth/Death 1755 - 1827  (72 years)
State New York
Occupation U.S. Senator from New York  (1813-25)
Political Party Federalist
Vice President

John Eager Howard  (1752-1827) (MD)

Former U.S. Senator from Maryland  (1796-1803)

Popular Vote 34, 740  (30.9%)
Electoral Vote 34  (3 states)


Presidential Election of 1820Edit

1. James Monroe
Birth/Death 1758 - 1831  (73 years)
State Virginia
Occupation Incumbent President of the United States  (1817-25)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Vice President

Daniel D. Tompkins  (1774-1825) (NY)

Incumbent Vice President of the United States  (1817-25)

Popular Vote 87, 343  (80.61%)
Electoral Vote 228  (24 states)


2. John Quincy Adams
Birth/Death 1767 - 1848  (81 years)
State Massachusetts
Occupation Incumbent Secretary of State of the United States  (1817-25)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Popular Vote 0
Electoral Vote 1  (1 state)


3. DeWitt Clinton
Birth/Death 1769 - 1828  (59 years)
State New York
Occupation Governor of New York  (1817-22, 1825-28)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Popular Vote 1, 893  (1.75%)
Electoral Vote 0


Vice PresidentEdit

Daniel D. Tompkins  (1774-1825) NY 1817-25


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
John Graham  (1774-1820) KY 1817
Richard Rush  (1780-1859) PA 1817
John Quincy Adams  (1767-1848) MA 1817-25


Secretary of the Treasury
William H. Crawford  (1772-1834) GA 1817-25


Secretary of War
John C. Calhoun  (1782-1850) SC 1817-25


Attorney General
Richard Rush  (1780-1859) PA 1817
William Wirt  (1772-1834) VA 1817-25


Secretary of the Navy
Benjamin Williams Crowninshield  (1772-1851) MA 1817-18
Smith Thompson  (1768-1843) NY 1819-23
Samuel L. Southard  (1787-1842) NJ 1823-25


United States Supreme CourtEdit

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


Associate Justices
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)
Smith Thompson  (1768-1843) NY 1823-43  (20 years)