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JCCalhounVP







7th Vice President
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Term March 4, 1825 - December 28, 1832  (42-50)
President

John Quincy Adams  1825-1829

Andrew Jackson  1829-1832

Predecessor Daniel D. Tompkins
Successor Martin Van Buren




Full Name John Caldwell Calhoun
Birth

March 18, 1782

Abbeville, South Carolina

Father Patrick Calhoun  (1727-1796)
Mother Martha Caldwell  (1750-1801)
Brothers

William Caldwell Calhoun  (1776-1840)

James Caldwell Calhoun  (1779-1843)

Patrick Calhoun  (1784-1840)

Sisters Catherine Calhoun Waddell  (1775-1796)
Alma Mater

Yale University  (B.S. 1804)

Litchfield Law School  (1805)

Occupation

16th United States Secretary of State  (1844-1845)

U.S. Senator from South Carolina  (1832-1843, 1845-1850)

10th United States Secretary of War  (1817-1825)

Representative from South Carolina's 6th District  (1811-1817)

Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives  (1808-1809)

Lawyer

Death

March 31, 1850

Washington, D.C.

(68 years)




Marriages
Floride Bonneau Colhoun  (1792-1866)

Married January 8, 1811

(39 years)




Children

Andrew Pickens Calhoun

(m.1833 Eugenia Chappell)

(m.1836 Margaret Green)

Born 1811

Died 1865

(54 years)

Floride Pure Calhoun

Born 1814

Died 1815

(1 year)

Jane Calhoun

Born 1816

Died 1816

(less than 1 year)

Anna Maria Calhoun Clemson

(m.1838 Thomas Clemson)

Born 1817

Died 1875

(58 years)

Elizabeth Calhoun

Born 1819

Died 1820

(1 year)

Patrick Calhoun

Born 1821

Died 1858

(37 years)

John Caldwell Calhoun Jr.

(m.1849 Ann Adams)

(m.1853 Katherine Putnam)

Born 1823

Died 1855

(32 years)

Martha Cornelia Calhoun

Born 1824

Died 1857

(33 years)

James Edward Calhoun

(m.1852 Jeanette Calhoun)

Born 1826

Died 1861

(35 years)

William Lowndes Calhoun

(m.1852 Margaret Cloud)

(m.1856 Katherine Putnam)

Born 1829

Died 1858

(29 years)

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