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| Thomas Hendricks | Levi Morton | Adlai Stevenson | Garret Hobart | Theodore Roosevelt |
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No Vice President Served
" From September 20, 1881 to March 4, 1885 "



Thomas A. Hendricks
" 23rd Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Grover Cleveland"
( March 4, 1885 to November 25, 1885 - Died in Office )


Date & place of birth:
Thomas A. Hendricks

     September 17, 1819 - place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     November 25, 1885 - his home - stroke - Age 66

Place of burial:
     Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana

Also served:
     Indiana Legislature
     U.S. Congress, representing Indiana - ( 1851-1855 )
     U.S. Senate, representing Indiana - ( 1863-1869 )
     Governor of Indiana - ( 1873-1877 )

Facts:

  • Ran for Governor of Indiana three times before finally being elected
  • Ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 1880, losing to "President James Garfield"
  • Ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 1880, losing to "President Grover Cleveland"

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



No Vice President Served
" From November 25, 1885 to March 4, 1889 "



Levi Parsons Morton
" 24th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Benjamin Harrison"
( March 4, 1889 to March 3, 1893 )


Date & place of birth:
Levi P. Morton

     May 16, 1824, place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     May 16, 1920, place unknown, cause unknown, Age 96

Place of burial:
     Rhinebeck Cemetery, Rhinebeck, New York

Also served:
     U.S. Congress, representing New York - ( 1879-1881 )
     Appointed Minister to France by President Garfield - ( 1881-1885 )
     Governor of New York - ( 1895-1897 )

Facts:

  • Ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for President in the 1896 election. Lost out to President William McKinley.

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



Adlai Ewing Stevenson, I
" 25th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Grover Cleveland"
( March 4, 1893 to March 3, 1897 )


Date & place of birth:
Adlai Stevenson

     October 23, 1835, place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     June 14, 1914, place unknown, Heart Attack, Age 79

Place of burial:
     Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, Illinois

Also served:
     U.S. Congress, representing Illinois - ( 1879-1881 )
     U.S. Asst. Postmaster General - ( 1885-1889 )

Facts:

  • Was the grandfather of Adlai Stevenson who ran for President unsuccessfully in 1952 and 1956 against Dwight D. Eisenhower.
  • Was the grandfather of actor McLean Stevenson, who played the role of Col. Henry Blake on the TV show "MASH"
  • Republicans nicknamed him "The Headsman" after he fired 40,000 postmasters to make room for Democrat appointees
  • Ran for Vice President again in 1900 with William Jennings Bryan against William McKinley, but failed.

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



Garrett A. Hobart
" 26th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President William McKinley"
( March 3, 1897 to November 21, 1899 - Died in Office )


Date & place of birth:
Garrett A. Hobart

     June 3, 1844, place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     November 21, 1899, place unknown, heart disease, Age 55

Place of burial:
     Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, New Jersey

Also served:
     State Assembly of New Jersey - ( 1873-1875 )
     State Senate of New Jersey - ( 1877-1882 )
     Chair of the NJ Republican Committee - ( 1880-1891 )

Facts:

  • Nothing known

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



No Vice President Served
" From November 21, 1899 to March 4, 1901 "



Theodore Roosevelt
" 27th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President William McKinley"
( March 4, 1901 to September 14, 1901 )
Became the - "26th President of the United States"


Date & place of birth:
Theodore Roosevelt
( Official Portrait )

     October 27, 1858, New York City, New York

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     January 6, 1919, Oyster Bay, New York - Inflammatory Rheumatism - 60

Place of burial:
     Oyster Bay, New York

Also served:
     New York Legislature - ( 1882-1884 )
     Governor of New York - ( 1898-1900 )
     "26th President of the United States" - ( September 14, 1901 to March 3, 1909 )

Facts:

  • Only President awarded the "Medal of Honor"
  • 1st President to travel outside the United States while President - to Panama
  • Youngest individual to hold the office of President ( Age - 42 )
  • Won the "Nobel Peace Prize"
  • Started his own party (Progressive) and made an unsuccessful attempt running for President
  • The teddy bear is named for him
  • Nicknames: "TR"; "Trust-Buster"; "Teddy"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Theodore Roosevelt Association"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Roosevelt"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Theodore Roosevelt
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt



No Vice President Served
" From September 14, 1901 to March 3, 1905 "



Charles W. Fairbanks
" 28th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Theodore Roosevelt"
( March 3, 1905 to March 3, 1909 )


Date & place of birth:
Charles W. Fairbanks

     May 11, 1852, place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     June 4, 1918, Ohio, cause unknown, Age 56

Place of burial:
     Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana

Also served:
     U.S. Senate, representing Indiana - ( 1897-1905 )

Facts:

  • In 1916, Fairbanks campaigned for Vice President again on Charles Evans Hughes campaign against President Wilson, but lost.

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



James Schoolcraft Sherman
" 29th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President William Taft"
( March 4, 1909 to October 30, 1912 - Died in Office )


Date & place of birth:
James S. Sherman

     October 24, 1955, place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     October 30, 1912, place unknown, Bright's Disease, Age 57

Place of burial:
     Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, New York

Also served:
     U.S. Congress, representing New York - ( 1887-1891 & 1893-1909 )

Facts:

  • Sherman is the only dead Vice President to have run for office and received votes. Died only days before the election in 1912.

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



No Vice President Served
" From October 30, 1912 to March 4, 1913 "



Thomas Riley Marshall
" 30th Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Woodrow Wilson"
( March 4, 1913 to March 3, 1921 )


Date & place of birth:
Thomas R. Marshall

     March 14, 1854, place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     June 1, 1925, place unknown, cause unknown, Age 71

Place of burial:
     Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana

Also served:
     Governor of Indiana - ( 1909-1913 )

Facts:

  • Even though he was Vice President, Marshall didn't get an office of his own in the Capitol building. He had to share an office with a stenographer and a secretary.
  • Coined the phrase "What this country needs is a good five cent cigar!"
  • He once said, "Once there were two brothers. One went away to sea, the other was elected Vice President, and neither of them was heard from again."

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



Calvin Coolidge
" 31st Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Warren Harding"
( March 3, 1921 to August 2, 1923 )
Became the - "30th President of the United States"


Date & place of birth:
Calvin Coolidge
( Official Portrait )

     July 4, 1872, Plymouth, Vermont

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     January 5, 1933, Northhampton, Massachusetts - Heart Attack - 60

Place of burial:
     Plymouth, Vermont

Also served:
     Massachusetts State Legislature - ( 1912-1915 )
     Governor of Massachusetts - ( 1919-1920 )
     "30th President of the United States" - ( August 3, 1923 to March 3, 1929 )

Facts:

  • Only president sworn into office by his father, a justice of the peace and notary public
  • Was born John Calvin Coolidge but never used the first name
  • His wife recounted that if a young woman sitting next to Coolidge at a dinner party confided to him, she had bet she could get at least three words of conversation from him. Without looking at her he quietly retorted, "You lose."
  • Nickname: "Silent Cal"

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Coolidge"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Calvin Coolidge
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Grace A. (Goodhue) Coolidge



No Vice President Served
" From August 2, 1923 to March 4, 1925 "



Charles Gates Dawes
" 32nd Vice President of the United States "
Served with
"President Calvin Coolidge"
( March 4, 1925 to March 3, 1929 )


Date & place of birth:
Charles G. Dawes

     August 27, 1865, place unknown

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     April 23, 1951, place unknown, cause unknown, Age 86

Place of burial:
     Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois

Also served:
     Currency Comptroller by President McKinley - ( 1897-1901 )

Facts:

  • During World War I Dawes served in the military, enlisting as a Major in the Engineering Corps and rising to Brigadier General
  • Dawes and Coolidge didn't get along well. He sent Coolidge a note saying that he didn't feel like attending Cabinet meetings
  • He once stated to Alben Barkley, "This is a hell of a job. I can only do two things: one is to sit up here and listen to you birds talk. The other is to look at newspapers every morning to see how the president's health is."

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



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