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Usgrant

Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States










18th President
Political Party Republican
Term March 4, 1869 - March 4, 1877  (46-54)
Vice President

Schuyler Colfax   1869-1873

Henry Wilson  1873-1875

Predecessor Andrew Johnson
Successor Rutherford B. Hayes




Full Name Ulysses Simpson Grant
Birth

April 27, 1822

Point Pleasant, Ohio

Father Jesse Root Grant  (1794-1873)
Mother Hannah Simpson Grant  (1798-1883)
Brothers

Samuel Simpson Grant  (1825-1861)

Orville Lynch Grant  (1835-1881)

Sisters

Clara Rachel Grant  (1828-1865)

Virginia Grant Corbin  (1832-1913)

Mary Grant Cramer  (1839-1905)

Alma Mater United States Military Academy  (1843)
Military Services

Four-Star General

United States Army, United States Union Army

1839-1854, 1861-1869

Occupation

Commanding General of the United States Army  (1864-1869)

Army Officer

Death

July 23, 1885

Wilton, New York

(63 years)




Marriages
Julia Boggs Dent  (1826-1902)

Married August 22, 1848

(36 years)




Children

Frederick Dent Grant

(m.1874 Ida Honoré)

(1 son, 1 daughter)

Born May 30, 1850

Died April 12, 1912

(61 years)

Ulysses Simpson Grant Jr.

(m.1880 Fannie Chaffee)

(2 sons, 3 daughters)

(m.1913 America Workman)

Born July 22, 1852

Died September 25, 1929

(77 years)

Ellen Wrenshall Grant Sartoris Jones

(m.1874 Algernon Sartoris)

(2 sons, 2 daughters)

(m.1912 Franklin Jones)

Born July 4, 1855

Died August 30, 1922

(67 years)

Jesse Root Grant

(m.1880 Elizabeth Chapman)

(1 son, 1 daughter)

(m.1918 Lillian Burns)

Born February 6, 1858

Died June 8, 1934

(76 years)




Presidential Election of 1868
Nominee Running Mate Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote
Ulysses S. Grant  (IL) Schuyler Colfax  (IN) Republican 3,013,650  (52.7%) 214
Horatio Seymour  (NY) Francis P. Blair Jr.  (MO) Democratic

2,708,744  (47.3%)

80




Presidential Election of 1872
Nominee Running Mate Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote

Ulysses S. Grant  (IL)

Incumbent

Henry Wilson  (MA) Republican 3,598,235  (55.6%) 286
Horace Greeley  (NY) Benjamin G. Brown  (MO) Democratic 2,834,761  (43.8%) 3




Presidential Cabinet
Name Office Term

Elihu B. Washburne  (IL)

Hamilton Fish  (NY)

Secretary of State

1869

1869-1877

George S. Boutwell  (MA)

William A. Richardson  (MA)

Benjamin Bristow  (KY)

Lot M. Morrill  (ME)

Secretary of Treasury

1869-1873

1873-1874

1874-1876

1876-1877

John A. Rawlins  (IL)

William W. Belknap  (IA)

Alphonso Taft  (OH)

J. Donald Cameron  (PA)

Secretary of War

1869

1869-1876

1876

1876-1877

Ebenezer R. Hoar  (MA)

Amos T. Akerman  (GA)

George H. Williams  (OR)

Edwards Pierrepont  (NY)

Alphonso Taft  (OH)

Attorney General

1869-1870

1870-1871

1871-1875

1875-1876

1876-1877

Adolph E. Borie  (PA)

George M. Robeson  (NJ)

Secretary of the Navy

1869

1869-1877

John Creswell  (MD)

James W. Marshall  (PA)

Marshall Jewell  (CT)

James M. Tyner  (IN)

Postmaster General

1869-1874

1874

1874-1876

1876-1877

Jacob D. Cox  (OH)

Columbus Delano  (OH)

Zachariah Chandler  (MI)

Secretary of the Interior

1869-1870

1870-1875

1875-1877




United States Supreme Court
Nominee Position Term

Salmon P. Chase  (OH)

Morrison Waite  (CT)

Chief Justice

1864-1873  (9 years, died)

1874-1888  (14 years, died)

Samuel Nelson  (NY)

Robert C. Grier  (PA)

Nathan Clifford  (ME)

Noah H. Swayne  (OH)

Samuel F. Miller  (IA)

David Davis  (IL)

Stephen J. Field  (CA)

William Strong  (PA)

Joseph P. Bradley  (NJ)

Ward Hunt  (NY)

Associate Justice

1845-1872  (27 years, retired)

1846-1870  (24 years, retired)

1858-1881  (23 years, died)

1862-1881  (19 years, retired)

1862-1890  (28 years, retired)

1862-1877  (15 years, retired)

1863-1897  (34 years, retired)

1870-1880  (10 years, retired)

1870-1892  (22 years, died)

1872-1882  (10 years, retired)

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