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Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States










28th President
Political Party Democratic
Term March 4, 1913 - March 4, 1921  (56-64)
Vice President Thomas R. Marshall
Predecessor William Howard Taft
Successor Warren G. Harding




Full Name Thomas Woodrow Wilson
Birth

December 28, 1856

Staunton, Virginia

Father Joseph Ruggles Wilson  (1822-1903)
Mother Jessie Janet Woodrow Wilson  (1826-1888)
Brothers Joseph Ruggles Wilson, Jr.  (1866-1927)
Sisters

Marion Wilson Kennedy  (1850-1890)

Annie Wilson Howe   (1853-1916)

Alma Mater

John Hopkins University  (Ph.D. 1886)

Princeton University  (B.S. 1879)

Occupation

34th Governor of New Jersey  (1911-1913)

13th President of Princeton University  (1902-1910)

Teacher

Historian

Political Scientist

Death

February 3, 1924

Washington, D.C.

(67 years)




Marriages
Ellen Louise Axson  (1860-1914)

Married June 24, 1885

Widowed August 6, 1914

(29 years)

Edith Bolling Galt  (1872-1961)

Married December 18, 1915

(8 years)




Children
Margaret Woodrow Wilson

Born April 18, 1886

Died February 12, 1944

(57 years)

Jessie Woodrow Wilson Sayre

(m.1913 Francis Sayre)

(2 sons, 1 daughter)

Born August 28, 1887

Died January 15, 1933

(45 years)

Eleanor Randolph Wilson McAdoo

(m.1914 William McAdoo)

(2 daughters)

Born October 16, 1889

Died April 5, 1967

(77 years)




Presidential Election of 1912
Nominee Running Mate Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote
Woodrow Wilson  (NJ) Thomas R. Marshall  (IN) Democratic 6,296,284  (41.84%) 435
Theodore Roosevelt  (NY) Hiram W. Johnson  (CA) Progressive 4,122,721  (27.40%) 88

William Howard Taft  (OH)

Incumbent

Nicholas M. Butler  (NY) Republican 3,486,242  (23.17%) 8
Eugene V. Debs  (IN) Emil Seidel  (WI) Socialist 901,551  (5.99%) 0
Eugene W. Chafin  (IL) Aaron S. Watkins  (OH) Prohibition 208,156  (1.38%) 0
Arthur E. Reimer  (MA) August Gilhaus  (NY) Socialist Labor 29,324  (0.19%) 0




Presidential Election of 1916
Nominee Running Mate Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote

Woodrow Wilson  (NJ)

Incumbent

Thomas R. Marshall  (IN) Democratic 9,126,868  (49.24%) 277
Charles E. Hughes  (NY) Charles W. Fairbanks  (IN) Republican 8,548,728  (46.12%) 254
Allan L. Benson  (NY) George R. Kirkpatrick  (NJ) Socialist 590,524  (3.19%) 0
Frank Hanly  (IN) Ira Landrith  (TN) Prohibition 221,302  (1.19%) 0
Arthur E. Reimer  (MA) Caleb Harrison  (IL) Socialist Labor 15,295  (0.08%) 0




Presidential Cabinet
Name Office Term

William J. Bryan  (NE)

Robert Lansing  (NY)

Bainbridge Colby  (NY)

Secretary of State

1913-1915

1915-1920

1920-1921

William G. McAdoo  (CA)

Carter Glass  (VA)

David F. Houston  (NY)

Secretary of Treasury

1913-1918

1918-1920

1920-1921

Lindley M. Garrison  (NJ)

Newton D. Baker  (OH)

Secretary of War

1913-1916

1916-1921

James C. McReynolds  (TN)

Thomas W. Gregory  (TX)

A. Mitchell Palmer  (PA)

Attorney General

1913-1914

1914-1919

1919-1921

Josephus Daniels  (NC) Secretary of the Navy 1913-1921
Albert S. Burleson  (TX) Postmaster General 1913-1921

Franklin K. Lane  (CA)

John B. Payne  (IL)

Secretary of the Interior

1913-1920

1920-1921

David F. Houston  (NY)

Edwin T. Meredith  (IA)

Secretary of Agriculture

1913-1920

1920-1921

William C. Redfield  (NY)

Joshua W. Alexander  (MO)

Secretary of Commerce

1913-1919

1919-1921

William B. Wilson  (PA) Secretary of Labor 1913-1921




United States Supreme Court
Nominee Position Term
Edward D. White  (LA) Chief Justice 1910-1921  (11 years, died)

Joseph McKenna  (CA)

Oliver W. Holmes Jr.  (MA)

William R. Day  (OH)

Horace H. Lurton  (TN)

Charles E. Hughes  (NY)

Willis Van Devanter  (WY)

Joseph R. Lamar  (GA)

Mahlon Pittney  (NJ)

James C. McReynolds  (TN)

Louis Brandeis  (MA)

John H. Clarke  (OH)

Associate Justice

1898-1925  (27 years, retired)

1902-1932  (30 years, retired)

1903-1922  (19 years, retired)

1909-1914  (5 years, died)

1910-1916  (6 years, retired)

1910-1937  (27 years, retired)

1910-1916  (6 years, died)

1912-1922  (10 years, retired)

1914-1941  (27 years, retired)

1916-1939  (23 years, retired)

1916-1922  (6 years, retired)

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