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Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States






TermEdit

28th President of the United States
Democratic
March 4, 1913 - March 4, 1921  (56-64)
Preceded by William Howard Taft
Succeeded by Warren G. Harding


46th Governor of New Jersey
January 17, 1911 - March 1, 1913  (54-56)
Preceded by John Franklin Fort
Succeeded by James Fairman Fielder


DataEdit

Full Name Thomas Woodrow Wilson
Born December 28, 1856
Birthplace Staunton, Virginia
Alma Mater

Princeton University  (1879)

Johns Hopkins University  (Ph.D. 1886)

Died February 3, 1924  (67 years)
Deathplace Washington, D.C.


ParentsEdit

Joseph Ruggles Wilson
Born February 28, 1822
Father James Wilson  (1787-1850) (63 years)
Mother Mary Ann Adams  (1791-1863) (72 years)
Marriage 1849 - 1888  (39 years, widowed)
Died January 21, 1903  (80 years)


Jessie Janet Woodrow
Born December 20, 1826
Father Thomas Woodrow  (1793-1877) (84 years)
Mother Marion Williamson  (1791-1836) (45 years)
Children 4
Died April 15, 1888  (61 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. Marion Morton Wilson  (1850-90) (40 years)

(married 1872  Anderson Kennedy  (1842-90) (48 years))

2. Annie Josephine Wilson  (1854-1916) (62 years)

(married 1874  George Howe  (1848-95) (47 years))

3. Joseph Ruggles Wilson Jr.  (1867-1927) (60 years)

(married 1892  Katherine Wilson  (1868-1937) (69 years))


MarriagesEdit

1. Ellen Louise Axson
Born May 15, 1860
Father Samuel Edward Axson  (1836-84) (48 years)
Mother Margaret Jane Hoyt  (1838-81) (43 years)
Marriage June 24, 1885 - August 6, 1914  (29 years, widowed)
Died August 6, 1914  (54 years)


2. Edith Bolling Galt
Born October 15, 1872
Father William Holcombe Bolling  (1837-99) (62 years)
Mother Sarah Spiers White  (1843-1925) (82 years)
First Husband Norman Galt  (1866-1908) (42 years)
First Marriage April 30, 1896 - January 28, 1908  (11 years, widowed)
Second Marriage December 18, 1915 - February 3, 1924  (8 years, died)
Died December 28, 1961  (89 years)


ChildrenEdit

1. Margaret Woodrow Wilson
Born April 16, 1886
Died February 12, 1944  (57 years)


2. Jessie Woodrow Wilson
Born August 28, 1887
Husband Francis Bowes Sayre  (1885-1972) (87 years)
Marriage November 25, 1913 - January 15, 1933  (19 years, died)
Children Francis, Eleanor, Woodrow
Died January 15, 1933  (45 years)


3. Eleanor Randolph Wilson
Born October 16, 1889
Husband William Gibbs McAdoo Jr.  (1863-1941) (78 years)
Marriage May 7, 1914 - July 25, 1935  (21 years, divorced)
Children Ellen, Mary
Died April 5, 1967  (77 years)


OccupationEdit

President of Princeton University  (1902-10)

College Professor

Political Scientist

Historian

Writer

Lawyer


Presidential Election of 1912Edit

1. Woodrow Wilson
Birth/Death 1856 - 1924  (68 years)
State New Jersey
Occupation Governor of New Jersey  (1911-13)
Political Party Democratic
Vice President

Thomas R. Marshall  (1854-1925) (IN)

Governor of Indiana  (1909-13)

Popular Vote 6, 296, 284  (41.84%)
Electoral Vote 435  (41 states)


2. Theodore Roosevelt
Birth/Death 1858 - 1919  (61 years)
State New York
Occupation Former President of the United States  (1901-09)
Political Party Progressive
Vice President

Hiram Johnson  (1866-1945) (CA)

Governor of California  (1911-17)

Popular Vote 4, 122, 721  (27.4%)
Electoral Vote 88  (6 states)


3. William Howard Taft
Birth/Death 1857 - 1930  (73 years)
State Ohio
Occupation Incumbent President of the United States  (1909-13)
Political Party Republican
Vice President

Nicholas Murray Butler  (1862-1947) (NY)

President of Columbia University  (1902-45)

Popular Vote 3, 486, 242  (23.17%)
Electoral Vote 8  (2 states)


4. Eugene V. Debs
Birth/Death 1855 - 1926  (71 years)
State Indiana
Occupation Former Member of the Indiana State General Assembly  (1885-87)
Political Party Socialist
Vice President

Emil Seidel  (1864-1947) (WI)

Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin  (1910-12)

Popular Vote 901, 551  (5.99%)
Electoral Vote 0


5. Eugene W. Chafin
Birth/Death 1852 - 1920  (68 years)
State Illinois
Occupation Lawyer, Writer, and Historian
Political Party Prohibition
Vice President

Aaron S. Watkins  (1863-1941) (OH)

Lawyer, Methodist Minister, and Educator

Popular Vote 208, 156  (1.38%)
Electoral Vote 0


6. Arthur E. Reimer
Birth/Death 1882 - 1969  (87 years)
State Massachusetts
Occupation Lawyer
Political Party Socialist Labor
Vice President

August Gillhaus  (1862-1932) (NY)

Labor Organizer

Popular Vote 29, 324  (0.19%)
Electoral Vote 0



Presidential Election of 1916Edit

1. Woodrow Wilson
Birth/Death 1856 - 1924  (68 years)
State New Jersey
Occupation Incumbent President of the United States  (1913-21)
Political Party Democratic
Vice President

Thomas R. Marshall  (1854-1925) (IN)

Incumbent Vice President of the United States  (1913-21)

Popular Vote 9, 126, 868  (49.24%)
Electoral Vote 277  (31 states)


2. Charles Evans Hughes
Birth/Death 1862 - 1948  (86 years)
State New York
Occupation Former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court  (1910-16)
Political Party Republican
Vice President

Charles W. Fairbanks  (1852-1918) (IN)

Former Vice President of the United States  (1905-09)

Popular Vote 8, 548, 728  (46.12%)
Electoral Vote 254  (18 states)


3. Allan L. Benson
Birth/Death 1871 - 1940  (69 years)
State New York
Occupation Newspaper Editor and Author
Political Party  Socialist
Vice President

George Ross Kirkpatrick  (1867-1937) (NJ)

Educator and Author

Popular Vote 590, 524  (3.19%)
Electoral Vote 0


4. Frank Hanly
Birth/Death 1863 - 1920  (57 years)
State Indiana
Occupation Former Governor of Indiana  (1905-09)
Political Party Prohibition
Vice President

Ira Landrith  (1865-1941) (TN)

Presbyterian Minister and Activist

Popular Vote 221, 302  (1.19%)
Electoral Vote 0


5. Arthur E. Reimer
Birth/Death 1882 - 1969  (87 years)
State Massachusetts
Occupation Lawyer
Political Party Socialist Labor
Vice President

Caleb Harrison  (1871-1950) (PA)

Labor Organizer

Popular Vote 15, 295  (0.08%)
Electoral Vote 0


Vice PresidentEdit

Thomas R. Marshall  (1854-1925) IN 1913-21


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
William Jennings Bryan  (1860-1925) NE 1913-15
Robert Lansing  (1864-1928) NY 1915-20
Frank Polk  (1871-1943) NY 1920
Bainbridge Colby  (1869-1950) NY 1920-21


Secretary of the Treasury
William Gibbs McAdoo Jr.  (1863-1941) CA 1913-18
Carter Glass  (1858-1946) VA 1918-20
David F. Houston  (1866-1940) MO 1920-21


Secretary of War
Lindley Miller Garrison  (1864-1932) NJ 1913-16
Newton D. Baker  (1871-1937) OH 1916-21


Attorney General
James Clark McReynolds  (1862-1946) TN 1913-14
Thomas Watt Gregory  (1861-1933) TX 1914-19
A. Mitchell Palmer  (1872-1936) PA 1919-21


Secretary of the Navy
Josephus Daniels  (1862-1948) NC 1913-21


Postmaster General
Albert S. Burleson  (1863-1937) TX 1913-21


Secretary of the Interior
Franklin Knight Lane  (1864-1921) CA 1913-20
Alexander T. Vogelsang  (1861-1930) CA 1920
John Barton Payne  (1855-1935) IL 1920-21


Secretary of Agriculture
David F. Houston  (1866-1940) MO 1913-20
Edwin T. Meredith  (1876-1928) IA 1920-21


Secretary of Commerce
William C. Redfield  (1858-1932) NY 1913-19
Joshua W. Alexander  (1852-1936) MO 1919-21


Secretary of Labor
William Bauchop Wilson  (1862-1934) PA 1913-21


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
Edward Douglass White  (1845-1921) LA 1910-21  (11 years)


Associate Justices
Joseph McKenna  (1843-1926) CA 1897-1925  (28 years)
Oliver Wendall Holmes Jr.  (1841-1935) MA 1902-32  (30 years)
William R. Day  (1849-1923) OH 1903-22  (19 years)
Horace Harmon Lurton  (1844-1914) TN 1909-14  (5 years)
Charles Evans Hughes  (1862-1948) NY 1910-16  (6 years)
Willis Van Deventer  (1859-1941) WY 1910-37  (27 years)
Joseph Rucker Lamar  (1857-1916) GA 1910-16  (6 years)
Mahlon Pittney  (1858-1924) NJ 1912-22  (10 years)
James Clark McReynolds  (1862-1946) TN 1914-41  (27 years)
Louis Brandeis  (1856-1941) MA 1916-39  (23 years)
John Hessin Clarke  (1857-1945) OH 1916-22  (6 years)