17th Vice President
Political Party Republican
Term March 4, 1869 - March 4, 1873  (45-49)
President Ulysses S. Grant
Predecessor Andrew Johnson
Successor Henry Wilson

Full Name Schuyler Colfax Jr.

March 23, 1823

New York City, New York

Father Schuyler Colfax  (1792-1822)
Mother Hannah Delameter Stryker  (1805-1872)
Sisters Mary Colfax  (1821-1823)

29th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives  (1863-1869)

Representative from Indiana's 9th District  (1855-1869)

Founder of the International Association of Rebekah Assemblies  (1851)

Delegate to the National Whig Party Convention  (1849)


Newspaper owner and editor

Shop worker


January 13, 1885

Mankato, Minnesota

(61 years)

Evelyn Clark  (1823-1863)

Married October 10, 1844

Widowed July 2, 1863

(18 years)

Ellen Maria Wade  (1836-1911)

Married November 18, 1868

(16 years)


Schuyler Colfax III

(m.1903 Catherine Hibbins)

Born 1870

Died 1932

(62 years)

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