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| George Dallas | Millard Fillmore | William King | John Breckinridge | Hannibal Hamlin |
| Andrew Johnson | Schuyler Colfax | Henry Wilson | William Wheeler | Chester Arthur |



George Mifflin Dallas
" 13th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President James Knox Polk"
( March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849 - 1 Term )


Date & place of birth:
George M. Dallas

     July 10, 1792 - Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     December 31, 1864 - place unknown - cause unknown - Age 72

Place of burial:
     Saint Peter's, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

Also served:
     Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennslyvania - ( 1819 )
     US Senate, representing Pennslyvania - ( 1831-1833 )
     Attorney General of Pennsylvania - ( 1833-1835 )
     Minister to Russia for President Van Buren - ( 1837-1839 )
     Minister to Great Britain - ( 1856-1861 )

Facts:

  • The city of Dallas, Texas was named in his honor

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Vice President Dallas"



Millard Fillmore
" 14th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Zachary Taylor"
( March 3, 1849 to July 9, 1850 )
Became the - "13th President of the United States"


Date & place of birth:
Millard Fillmore

     January 7, 1800, Locke, Cayuga County, New York

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     March 8, 1874, Buffalo, New York - Stroke - 74

Place of burial:
     Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, New York

Also served:
     New York Legislature - ( 1829-1831 )
     U.S. Congress - ( 1833-1835 ), ( 1837-1843 )
     Comptroller of New York - ( 1848-1849 )
     "13th President of the United States" - ( July 10, 1850 to March 3, 1853 )

Facts:

  • 1st President born in the 1800's
  • Signed the Compromise Measure of 1850, which included the Fugitive Slave Act.
  • Fillmore was the last Whig to serve as president
  • California admitted into the Union, in 1850
  • Nickname: "The American Louis Philippe"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Fillmore"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Millard Fillmore
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Abigail (Powers) Fillmore



No Vice President Served
" From July 9, 1850 to March 3, 1853 "



William Rufus de Vane King
" 15th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Franklin Pierce"
( March 3, 1853 to April 18, 1853 - Died in Office )


Date & place of birth:
William R. King

     April 7, 1786, North Carolina

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     April 18, 1853 - Selma, Alabama - tuberculosis - Age 67

Place of burial:
     Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Alabama

Also served:
     North Carolina Legislature
     U.S. Congress, representing North Carolina - ( 1811-1816 )
     Secretary of the US Legation in Russia - ( 1816-1818 )
     U.S. Senate, representing Alabama - ( 1819-1844 )
     US Minister to France - ( 1844-1846 )
     U.S. Senate, representing Alabama - ( 1848-1852 )
     North Carolina Legislature
     North Carolina Legislature

Facts:

  • Sworn into office in Havana, Cuba due to ill health. Only President or Vice President not sworn in while in the country.

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Vice President King"



No Vice President Served
" From April 18, 1853 to March 4, 1857 "



John Cabell Breckinridge
" 16th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President James Buchanan"
( March 4, 1857 to March 3, 1861 )


Date & place of birth:
John C. Breckinridge

     January 16, 1821 - place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     May 17, 1875 - place unknown - Cirrhosis - Age 54

Place of burial:
     Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky

Also served:
     Kentucky Legislature
     U.S. Congress, representing Kentucky - ( 1851-1855 )

Facts:

  • Was the youngest VP in history, age 36
  • Ran unsuccessfully for President against Abraham Lincoln
  • Was a distant relative of Mary Todd Lincoln
  • Was a Major General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War
  • Served as the Secretary of War for the Confederacy

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Vice President Breckinridge"



Hannibal Hamlin
" 17th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Abraham Lincoln"
( March 3, 1861 to March 3, 1865 )


Date & place of birth:
Hannibal Hamlin

     August 27, 1809 - place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     July 4, 1891 - place unknown - cause unknown - Age 82

Place of burial:
     Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine

Also served:
     Maine legislature - ( 1836-1841 )
     U.S. Congress, representing Maine - ( 1845-1847 )
     U.S. Senate, representing Maine - ( 1848-1857 )
     25th Governor of Maine - ( 1857 )
     U.S. Senate, representing Maine - ( 1857-1861 & 1869-1881 )
     US Minister to Spain for President Chester Arthur - ( 1881-1882 )

Facts:

  • Was originally a Democrat, but converted to Republican
  • Was a staunch Abolitionist
  • Served a 60-Day enlistment in the Maine Home Guard as a Private

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Vice President Hamlin"



Andrew Johnson
" 18th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Abraham Lincoln"
( March 3, 1865 to April 15, 1865 )


Date & place of birth:
Andrew Johnson

     December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     July 31, 1875, Carters Station, Tennessee - Paralysis - 66

Place of burial:
     Johnson Cemetery, Greeneville, Tennessee

Also served:
     Tennesse Legislature - ( 1835-1837 )
     U.S. Congress, representing Tennesse - ( 1843-1853 )
     Tennesse Governor - ( 1853-1857 )
     U.S. Senate - ( 1857-1862 )
     "17th President of the United States" - ( April 15, 1865 to March 3, 1869 )
     U.S. Senate - ( 1875-1875 )

Facts:

  • Only ex-President to serve as a U.S. Senator after being President
  • Only president not to have had any type of schooling
  • 1st President to be visited by a queen. Queen Emma of the Sandwich Islands came to America on August 14, 1866
  • He didn't make an inaugural address
  • His wife was only 16 years old when they were married
  • Johnson was buried beneath a willow he had planted himself with a shoot taken from a tree at Napolean's tomb. His head was rested on a copy of the Constitution.

Links:
     "Click Here" - to visit the "Andrew Johnson National Historic Site", his home
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Johnson"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Andrew Johnson
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Eliza (McCardle) Johnson



No Vice President Served
" From April 15, 1865 to March 4, 1869 "



Schuyler Colfax
" 19th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Ulysses Grant"
( March 4, 1869 to March 4, 1873 )


Date & place of birth:
Schuyler Colfax

     March 23, 1923 - New York, New York

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     January 13, 1885 - Mankato, Minn., - cause unknown - Age 62

Place of burial:
     City Cemetery, South Bend, Indiana

Also served:
     U.S. Congress, representing Indiana - ( 1855-1869 )

Facts:

  • Was dumped for Grant's second term due to his implication in a scandal involving him receiving bribes involving the Stock Market

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Vice President Colfax"



Henry Wilson
" 20th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Ulysses Grant"
( March 4, 1873 to November 22, 1875 - Died in Office )


Date & place of birth:
Henry Wilson

     February 16, 1812 - Farmington, N.H.

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     November 22, 1875 - Washington, D.C. - Stroke - Age 63

Place of burial:
     Old Dell Park Cemetery, Natick, Massachusetts

Also served:
     Massachusetts State Legislature - ( 1840-1846 & 1850-1852 )
     U.S. Senate, representing Massachusetts - ( 1855-1873 )

Facts:

  • Was born named Jeremiah Jones Colbath, changed his name when he was 21 years old, after a character in a book he had read
  • Never attended school

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Vice President Wilson"



No Vice President Served
" From November 22, 1875 to March 4, 1877 "



William A. Wheeler
" 21st Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Rutherford Hayes"
( March 4, 1877 to March 3, 1881 )


Date & place of birth:
William A. Wheeler

     June 30, 1819 - place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     June 4, 1887 - place unknown - cause unknown - Age 68

Place of burial:
     Morningside Cemetery, Malone, New York

Also served:
     District Attorney of Franklin County, New York - ( 1846-1849 )
     New York State Assembly
     U.S. Congress, representing New York - ( 1861-1863 & 1866-1877 )

Facts:

  • Favorite past-time while he was Veep was spending his Sunday evenings in the White House Library singing hymns

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of Vice President Wheeler"



Chester A. Arthur
" 22nd Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President James Garfield"
( March 3, 1881 to September 19, 1881 )


Date & place of birth:
Chester Alan Arthur
( Official Portrait )

     October 5, 1830, Fairfield, Vermont

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     November 18, 1886, New York City, New York - Bright's Disease - 56

Place of burial:
     Rural Cemetery, Albany, New York

Also served:
     "21st President of the United States" - ( September 20, 1881 to March 3, 1885 )

Facts:

  • Arthur enjoyed walking at night and seldom went to bed before 2 A.M.
  • Had 24 wagonloads of old furniture and junk removed from the White House before moving in
  • Arthur told a temperance group that called on him at the White House, "I may be President of the United States but my private life is my own damn business."
  • Nickname: "The Gentleman Boss"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Arthur"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Chester Alan Arthur
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Ellen Lewis (Herndon) Arthur



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