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Facts about the U.S. Presidents

This section lists all U.S. presidents in the order in which they held office, their birth dates and places, spouses, death dates and places, burial sites, political parties, nicknames, career highlights, and notable landmarks commemorating them.

George Washington

First president (1789-97)
Born Feb 22, 1732, Popes Creek (now Wakefield), Westmoreland County, VA
Married Martha Dandridge Custis, 1759
Died Dec 14, 1799, Mt. Vernon, VA
Buried in family vault, Mt. Vernon, VA
Federalist. “Father of His Country.” Fought in French and Indian War. Served in Continental Congress. Commander-in-Chief during Revolutionary War. Bill of Rights passed. Laid cornerstone of Capitol in Washington, DC.
Birth site: George Washington Birthplace National Monu­ment, 1732 Popes Creek Rd., Washington’s Birthplace, VA 22443-5115, 804-224-1732; fax: 804-224-2142
Anderson House Museum, 2118 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20008-2810, 202-785-2040; fax: 202-785-0729
Brandywine Battlefield Park, Box 202, Chadds Ford, PA 19317, 610-459-3342
Deshler-Morris House, 5442 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144, 215-597-7130; fax: 215-861-4950­htm
Dey Mansion, 199 Totowa Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470, 973-696-1776
Federal Hall National Memorial, 26 Wall St., New York, NY 10005, 212-825-6888; fax: 212-825-6874
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-838-4242; fax: 703-838-4270
George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 101 Calla­han Dr., Alexandria, VA 22301, 703-683-2007; fax: 703-519­9270
Mary Washington House, 1200 Charles St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401, 540-373-1569
Military Office Museum, Braddock and Cork Sts., Winchester, VA 22601, 540-662-4412
Morristown National Historical Park, 30 Washington Place, Morristown, NJ 07960-4299, 973-539-2016; fax: 973-285-5021
Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., P.O. Box 110, Mount Vernon, VA 22121, 703-780-2000
Rockingham State Historic Site, 108 CR 518, Rocky Hill, NJ 08540, 609-683-7132
Valley Forge National Historical Park, 1400 N. Louter Line Dr., King of Prussia, PA 19406, 610-783-1077; fax: 610-783­1060
Washington Monument, National Mall, 900 Ohio Dr., S.W., Washington, DC 20024, 202-426-6841
Washington’s Headquarters Museum, 140 Virginia Rd., North White Plains, NY 10601, 914-864-7000
Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, 84 Liberty St., Newburgh, NY 12550, 845-562-1195

John Adams

Second president (1797-1801) Born Oct 30, 1735, Braintree (now Quincy), MA Married Abigail Smith, 1764 Died Jul 4, 1826, Quincy, MA Buried at United First Parish Church (Church of the Presi­
dents), 1306 Hancock St., Quincy, MA 02169, 617-773-1290 or 617-773-7499
Federalist. “Father of American Independence.” Served in Continental Congress. Helped draft and signed Declaration of Independence. Secretary of War. Minister to Great Britain, Netherlands. Vice President. First occupant of White House. Son was sixth president (see John Quincy Adams).
Birth site: Adams National Historic Park, 135 Adams St., Quincy, MA 02169, 617-770-1175; fax: 617-472-7562

Thomas Jefferson

Third president (1801-09)
Born Apr 13, 1743, Shadwell, Charlottesville, Goochland
County (now Albemarle County), VA Married Martha Wayles Skelton, 1772 Died Jul 4, 1826, Charlottesville, VA Buried at Monticello, Charlottesville, VA
Democratic-Republican. “Father of the Declaration of Inde­pendence.” Served in Continental Congress. Drafted Decla­ration of Independence. Governor of Virginia. Minister to France. Secretary of State. Vice President. Completed Louisiana Purchase.
Birth site: Shadwell, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Jefferson Memorial, 900 Ohio Dr., S.W., Washington, DC 20024-2000, 202-426-6841; fax: 202-426-1844
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Gateway Arch), 11
N. 4th St., St. Louis, MO 63102, 314-655-1700
Monticello, P.O. Box 316, Charlottesville, VA 22902, 434-984­9800 or 434-984-9822
Poplar Forest, P.O. Box 419, Forest, VA 24551-0419, 434-525­1806; fax: 434-525-7252
Tuckahoe Plantation, 12601 River Rd., Richmond, VA 23233, 804-784-5736; fax: 804-784-7335

James Madison

Fourth president (1809-17) Born Mar 16, 1751, Port Conway, VA Married Dolley Dandridge Payne Todd, 1794 Died Jun 28, 1836, Orange County, VA Buried at Montpelier, Orange County, VA
Democratic-Republican. “Father of the Constitution.” Served in Continental Congress. Signed Constitution. U.S. Representative. Secretary of State. Participated in War of 1812. Forced to flee White House when British invaded Washington, DC.
Birth site (marker): Belle Grove, Port Conway, VA
James Madison Museum, 129 Caroline St., Orange, VA 22960­1532, 540-672-1776
Montpelier, 11407 Constitution Hwy., Montpelier Station, VA 22957, 540-672-2728
The Octagon, 1799 New York Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20006, 202-638-3221; fax: 202-626-7420 (houses the American Architectural Foundation)

James Monroe

Fifth president (1817-25) Born Apr 28, 1758, Westmoreland County, VA Married Elizabeth Kortright, 1786 Died Jul 4, 1831, New York, NY Buried at Marble Cemetery, New York, NY; removed 1858
to Hollywood Cemetery, 412 S. Cherry St., Richmond, VA 23220, 804-648-8501
Democratic-Republican. “Era of Good Feeling President.” Fought in Revolutionary War. Served in Continental Con­gress. Governor of Virginia. U.S. Senator. Secretary of State. Secretary of War. First inauguration held outdoors. Author of the Monroe Doctrine.
Birth site (marker): Monrovia, State Hwy. V.A. 205 between Oak Grove and Colonial Beach, VA
Ash Lawn-Highland residence, 1000 James Monroe Pkwy., Charlottesville, VA 22902, 434-293-9539; fax: 434-293-8000
James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, 908 Charles St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5810, 540-654-1043
Oak Hill residence, Aldie, Loudoun County, VA 22001 (pri­vate residence)

John Quincy Adams

Sixth president (1825-29)
Born Jul 11, 1767, Braintree (now Quincy), MA
Married Louisa Catherine Johnson, 1797
Died Feb 23, 1848, Washington, DC
Buried at United First Parish Church, 1306 Hancock St., Quincy, MA 02269, 617-773-1290
Democratic-Republican. “Old Man Eloquent.” Minister to
Great Britain, Netherlands, Russia. U.S. Senator. Secretary of
State. U.S. Representative. Father was second president (see
John Adams).
Birth site: 141 Franklin St., Quincy, MA 02269, 617-773-1177
Adams National Historic Park, 135 Adams St., Quincy, MA 02269, 617-770-1175; fax: 617-472-7562

Andrew Jackson

Seventh president (1829-37) Born Mar 15, 1767, Waxhaw, SC Married Rachael Donelson Robards, 1791 Died Jun 8, 1845, Nashville, TN Buried at the Hermitage Estate, 4580 Rachael’s Lane, Her­
mitage, TN 37076, 615-889-2941; fax: 615-889-9909
Democrat (Democratic-Republican). “Old Hickory.” Gover­nor of Florida. U.S. Representative and Senator. Fought against Indians and in War of 1812. First president born in a log cabin.
Birth site (disputed): Andrew Jackson State Park and Muse­um, 196 Andrew Jackson Park Rd., Lancaster, SC 29720, 803­285-3344
Birth site (disputed): Andrew Jackson Birthplace Marker, NC 25 (S. Main) at Rehobeth Rd., Waxhaw, NC 28173
McCamie Cabin site marker, Mecklenburg County, NC
Springfield Plantation, Route 1, Box 201, Fayette, MS 39069

Martin Van Buren

Eighth president (1837-41) Born Dec 5, 1782, Kinderhook, NY Married Hannah Hoes, 1807 Died Jul 24, 1862, Kinderhook, NY Buried at Kinderhook Cemetery, Albany Ave., Kinderhook,
Democrat (Democratic-Republican). “Sage of Kinderhook.”
U.S. Senator. Governor of New York. Secretary of State. Vice President. First president born a U.S. citizen.
Birth site (marker): 46 Hudson St., Kinderhook, NY 12106 Lindenwald residence, 1013 Old Post Rd., Kinderhook, NY 12106, 518-758-9689; fax: 518-758-6986

William Henry Harrison

Ninth president (1841) Born Feb 9, 1773, Berkeley, Charles City County, VA Married Anna Tuthill Symmes, 1795 Died Apr 4, 1841, Washington, DC Buried at Harrison Tomb State Memorial, Loop Ave., North
Bend, OH, 513-941-3744
Whig. “Old Tippecanoe.” Fought against Indians and in War of 1812. U.S. Representative. U.S. Senator. Died in office, serving shortest term of a president. Grandson was twenty-third president (see Benjamin Harrison).
Birth site: Berkeley Plantation, 12602 Harrison Landing Rd., Charles City, VA 23030, 804-829-6018; fax: 804-829-6757
Grouseland, 3 West Scott St., Vincennes, IN 47591, 812-882­2096

John Tyler

Tenth president (1841-45) Born Mar 29, 1790, Greenway, Charles City County, VA Married Letitia Christian, 1813; Julia Gardiner, 1844 Died Jan 18, 1862, Richmond, VA
Buried at Hollywood Cemetery, 412 S. Cherry St., Rich­
mond, VA 23220, 804-648-8501
Whig. “Accidental president.” U.S. Representative. Gover­nor of Virginia. U.S. Senator. Succeeded presidency upon death of William Henry Harrison. Elected representative to Confederate Congress.
Birth site: Greenway, Charles City County, VA (private resi­dence)
Sherwood Forest Plantation, 14501 John Tyler Hwy., Charles City, VA 23030, 804-829-5377; fax: 804-829-2947

James Knox Polk

Eleventh president (1845-49) Born Nov 2, 1795, near Pineville, Mecklenburg County, NC Married Sarah Childress, 1824 Died Jun 15, 1849, Nashville, TN Buried at Polk Place, Nashville, TN; removed 1893 to State
Capitol Grounds, Nashville, TN 37243, 615-741-0830
Democrat. “Napoleon of the Stump.” U.S. Representative. Speaker of the House. Governor of Tennessee. First inaugu­ration ceremony relayed by telegraph. Acquired much of western and southwestern U.S.
Birth site: Polk Memorial, Box 475, Pineville, NC 28134, 704­889-7145
Polk home, 301 W. Seventh St., P.O. Box 741, Columbia, TN 38402, 931-388-2354

Zachary Taylor

Twelfth president (1849-50) Born Nov 24, 1784, Montebello, Gordonsville, VA Married Margaret Mackall Smith, 1810 Died Jul 9, 1850, Washington, DC Buried at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, 4701 Brown­
boro Rd., Louisville, KY 40207, 502-893-3852
Whig. “Old Rough and Ready.” Fought against Indians and in War of 1812 and Mexican War. Son-in-law was Jefferson Davis. Died in office.
Birth site (marker): Montebello, Gordonsville, VA
Springfield, 5608 Apache Rd., Louisville, KY 40207, 502-897­

Millard Fillmore

Thirteenth president (1850-53) Born Jan 7, 1800, Summerhill, Cayuga County, NY Married Abigail Powers, 1826; Caroline Carmichael McIn­
tosh, 1858 Died Mar 8, 1874, Buffalo, NY
Buried at Forrest Lawn Cemetery, 1411 Delaware Ave., Buf­falo, NY 14209, 716-885-1600
Whig. “His Accidency.” U.S. Representative. Succeeded presidency upon death of Zachary Taylor.
Birth site (marker): Fillmore Rd., Summerhill, NY
Birth site (replica): Fillmore Glen State Park, 1686 State Route 38, Moravia, NY 13118, 315-497-0130; fax: 315-497-0128
Childhood home (marker): Carver Rd., New Hope, NY
Millard Fillmore House Museum, 24 Shearer Ave., East Auro­ra, NY 14052, 716-652-8875

Franklin Pierce

Fourteenth president (1853-57) Born Nov 23, 1804, Hillsborough (now Hillsboro), NH Married Jane Means Appleton, 1834 Died Oct 8, 1869, Concord, NH Buried at Old North Cemetery, North State St., Concord,
NH 03301
Democrat. “Young Hickory of the Granite Hills.” U.S. Rep­resentative. U.S. Senator. Fought in Mexican War.
Birth site: Hillsboro, NH
Pierce Homestead, State Hwy. 31, Box 896, Hillsboro, NH 03244, 603-478-3165
Pierce House (marker), 52 South Main St., Concord, NH 03301
Pierce Manse, 14 Penacook St., Box 425, Concord, NH 03301, 603-225-4555; fax: 603-225-0540

James Buchanan

Fifteenth president (1857-61) Born Apr 23, 1791, Cove Gap, PA Died Jun 1, 1868, Lancaster, PA Buried at Woodward Hill Cemetery, 538 East Strawberry
St., Lancaster, PA 17602, 717-295-7220
Democrat. “Bachelor president.” Fought in War of 1812. U.S. Representative. Minister to Russia. U.S. Senator. Secretary of State. Minister to Great Britain.
Birth site (marker): Buchanan’s Birthplace Historical State Park, c/o Cowans Gap State Park, 6235 Aughwick Rd., Fort Loudon, PA 17224-9801, 717-485-3948
Birth site (cabin): Mercersburg Academy, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, PA 17236, 717-328-2151
James Buchanan Hotel (marker), 17 N. Main St. , Mercersburg, PA 17236, 717-328-3008
Wheatland, 1120 Marietta Ave., Lancaster, PA 17603, 717-392­8721; fax: 717-295-8825

Abraham Lincoln

Sixteenth president (1861-65)
Born Feb 12, 1809, Hodgenville, Hardin County (now
Larue County), KY Married Mary Todd, 1842 Died Apr 15, 1865, Washington, DC Buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL
Republican. “Honest Abe.” Fought in Blackhawk War. U.S. Representative. U.S. divided by Civil War while president. Issued Emancipation Proclamation. Author of Gettysburg Address. First president assassinated.
Birth site: Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, 2995 Lin­coln Farm Rd., Hodgenville, KY 42748, 270-358-3137; fax: 270-358-3874
Childhood home: Knob Creek Farm, 7120 Bardstown Rd., Hodgenville, KY 42748, 270-358-3137; fax: 270-358-3874
Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum, Lincoln Memorial University, 6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy., Harrogate, TN 37752, 423-869-3611 or 800-325-0900
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Museum, & Founda­tion, 112 N. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62701, 217-782-5764 or 800-610-2094
Civil War Library and Museum, 1805 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103, 215-735-8196
Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site, Petersen House, 900 Ohio Dr., S.W., Washington, DC 20024, 202-426-6841; fax: 202-426-1845
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, 2916 E. South St., P.O. Box 1816, Lincoln City, IN 47552, 812-937-4541; fax: 812-937­
Lincoln College Museum, Lincoln College, 300 Keokuk St., Lincoln, IL 62656, 217-735-5050
Lincoln Depot, Monroe St. between Ninth and Tenth Sts., Springfield, IL 62704, 217-492-4241, ext. 221; fax: 217-492-4673
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site, 6th and Adams Sts., Springfield, IL 62701, 217-785-7289
Lincoln Home National Historic Site, 413 S. Eighth St., Spring­field, IL 62701-1905, 217-492-4241; fax: 217-492-4673
Lincoln Homestead State Park, 5079 Lincoln Park Rd., Spring­field, KY 40069, 859-336-7461
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, 400 S. Lincoln Highway Rd., P.O. Box 100, Lerna, IL 62440, 217-345-1845; fax: 217­345-6472
Lincoln Memorial, 900 Ohio Dr., S.W., Washington, DC 20024, 202-426-6841
Lincoln Memorial Shrine, 125 W. Vine St., Redlands, CA 92373, 909-798-7632
Lincoln Monument, 339 Lafayette Ave., Council Bluffs, IA, 712-328-4650 (Council Bluffs Parks, Recreation, and Public Property) page=9
Lincoln Museum, 66 Lincoln Sq., Hodgenville, KY 42748, 270­358-3163
Mount Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site, 113 S. Washing­ton St., P.O. Box 355, Mount Pulaski, IL 62556, 217-732-3919
New Salem State Historic Site, 15588 History Ln., Petersburg, IL 62675, 217-632-4000; fax: 217-632-4010
Oak Ridge Cemetery, Lincoln’s Tomb, 1500 Monument Ave., Springfield, IL 62702, 217-782-2717
Old State Capitol State Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701, 217-785-7960
Postville Courthouse (replica) State Historic Site, 914 Fifth St.,
P.O. Box 355, Lincoln, IL 62656, 217-732-8930 .htm
Postville Courthouse, Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48124-4088, 313-982-6001; TDD: 313-271­2455

Andrew Johnson

Seventeenth president (1865-69) Born Dec 29, 1808, Raleigh, NC Married Eliza McArdle, 1826 Died Jul 31, 1875, Carter’s Station, TN Buried at Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville,
Democrat. “Tennessee Tailor.” U.S. Representative. Gover­nor of Tennessee. U.S. Senator. Succeeded presidency upon assassination of Abraham Lincoln. First president to be impeached (acquitted).
Birth site: Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh, NC 27604, 919-857-4364
Andrew Johnson National Site and Cemetery, 121 Monument Ave., Greeneville, TN 37743, 423-639-3711; fax: 423-798-0754
President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library, 423-636­7348 or 800-729-0256, ext. 5251

Ulysses Simpson Grant

Eighteenth president (1869-77) Born Apr 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, OH Married Julia Boggs Dent, 1848 Died Jul 23, 1885, Mt. McGregor, NY Buried at General Grant National Memorial, Riverside Dr.
and W. 122nd St., New York, NY 10027, 212-666-1640; fax: 212-932-9631
Republican. “United States Grant.” Fought in Mexican War. General in Civil War. Fifteenth Amendment (right of suf­frage) ratified.
Birth site: Grant Birthplace Historic Site, 1591 State Rt. 232, Point Pleasant, OH 45153, 513-553-4911
Childhood home: U.S. Grant Boyhood Home, 219 E. Grant Ave., Georgetown, OH 45121, 937-378-4222
City Point Unit residence, Petersburg National Battlefield, 1539 Hickory Hill Rd., Petersburg, VA 23803, 804-732-3531; fax: 804-732-0835
Grant Cottage State Historic Site, Mt. McGregor, P.O. Box 2294, Wilton, NY 12831, 518-587-8277
Grant’s “Hardscrabble” Farm, 10501 Gravois Rd., St. Louis, MO 63123, 314-843-1700
U.S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Rd., St. Louis, MO 63123, 314-842-3298; fax: 314-842-1659
U.S. Grant Home, 500 Bouthillier St., P.O. Box 333, Galena, IL 61036, 815-777-3310
U.S. Grant House, Michigan State Fair Grounds, 1120 W. State Fair, Detroit, MI 48203, 313-369-8250
U.S. Grant Boyhood Public School, 508 S. Water St., George­town, OH 45121, 937-378-4222

Rutherford Birchard Hayes

Nineteenth president (1877-81) Born Oct 4, 1822, Delaware, OH Married Lucy Ware Webb, 1852 Died Jan 17, 1893, Fremont, OH Buried at Spiegel Grove National Historic Landmark,
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont, OH
Republican. “Dark Horse President.” Fought in Civil War.
U.S. Representative. Governor of Ohio. Some electoral votes in dispute; election decided by special electoral commission.
Birth site (marker): E. William and Winter St., Delaware, OH
Hayes Home, Hayes Museum, and Spiegel Grove National Historic Landmark, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Cen­ter, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont, OH 43420, 419-332-2081; fax: 419-332-4952

James Abram Garfield

Twentieth president (1881) Born Nov 19, 1831, Orange (now Moreland Hills), OH Married Lucretia Rudolph, 1858 Died Sep 19, 1881, Elberon, NJ Buried at Lake View Cemetery, 12316 Euclid Ave., Cleve­
land, OH 44106, 216-421-2665
Republican. “Martyr President.” Fought in Civil War. U.S. Representative. Died of wounds 2 1/2 months after being shot by assassin.
Birth site (marker): James A. Garfield Memorial Cabin, More-land Hills, OH, 440-248-1188; fax: 440-498-9588
Lawnfield, President Garfield National Historic Site, 8095 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060, 440-255-8722; fax: 440-974­

Chester Alan Arthur

Twenty-first president (1881-85) Born Oct 5, 1829, Fairfield, VT Married Ellen Lewis Herndon, 1859 Died Nov 18, 1886, New York, NY Buried at Albany Rural Cemetery, Cemetery Ave.,
Menands, NY 12204, 518-463-7017; fax: 518-463-0787
Republican. “Elegant Arthur.” Succeeded presidency upon death of James Garfield.
Childhood home (replica): Chester A. Arthur State Historic Site, Chester Arthur Rd., East Fairfield, VT 05448, 802-933-8362
Arthur House, 123 Lexington Ave., New York, NY (private residence; closed to the public)

Grover Cleveland

Twenty-second and twenty-fourth president (1885-89; 1893­97)
Born Mar 18, 1837, Caldwell, NJ
Married Francis Folsom, 1886
Died Jun 24, 1908, Princeton, NJ
Buried at Princeton Cemetery, 29 Greenview Ave., Princeton, NJ 08542, 609-924-1369
Democrat. “Sage of Princeton.” Governor of New York. Only president to serve two non-consecutive terms. Only presi­dent married in White House.
Birth site: 207 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, NJ 07006, 973-226­0001; fax: 973-226-1810
Childhood home: 109 Academy St., Fayetteville, NY (private residence; closed to the public)
Cleveland House, Cleveland Hill Rd., Tamworth, NH (private residence; closed to the public)
Grover Cleveland Cottage, Deer Park Hotel Rd., Deer Park, MD (private residence; closed to the public)
Westland, 15 Hodge Rd., Princeton, NJ (private residence; closed to the public)

Benjamin Harrison

Twenty-third president (1889-93) Born Aug 20, 1833, North Bend, OH Married Caroline Lavinia Scott, 1853; Mary Scott Lord Dim­
mick, 1896
Died Mar 13, 1901, Indianapolis, IN
Buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, 700 W. 38th St., Indianapolis,
IN 46208, 317-925-8231
Republican. “Centennial President.” Served in Civil War.
U.S. Senator. Grandfather was ninth president (see William Henry Harrison).
Birth site (location): grounds of Harrison Tomb State Memori­al, Loop Ave., North Bend, OH, 513-941-3744
Benjamin Harrison Home, 1230 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis, IN 46202, 317-631-1888

William McKinley

Twenty-fifth president (1897-1901) Born Jan 29, 1843, Niles, OH Married Ida Saxton, 1871 Died Sep 14, 1901, Buffalo, NY Buried at McKinley National Memorial, Canton, OH
Republican. “Idol of Ohio.” Served in Civil War. U.S. Repre­sentative. Governor of Ohio. Died of wounds almost two weeks after being shot by assassin.
Birth site: 40 S. Main St., Niles, OH 44446, 330-652-1774
McKinley National Memorial, Presidential Library & Muse­um, 800 McKinley Monument Dr., N.W., Canton, OH 44708, 330-455-7043; fax: 330-455-1137
National McKinley Birthplace Memorial Museum and Library, 40 N. Main St., Niles, OH 44446, 330-652-1704; fax: 330-652-5788
Saxton-McKinley Home, 331 Market Ave. S., Canton, OH 44702, 330-452-0876

Theodore Roosevelt

Twenty-sixth president (1901-09) Born Oct 27, 1858, New York, NY Married Alice Hathaway Lee, 1880; Edith Kermit Carow, 1886 Died Jan 6, 1919, Oyster Bay, NY
Buried at Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Cove Neck Rd. and East Main St., Oyster Bay, NY
Republican. “Hero of San Juan Hill.” Fought in Spanish-American War. Governor of New York. Succeeded presiden­cy upon assassination of William McKinley. Youngest man to become president. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize.
Birth site: 28 E. 20th St., New York, NY 10003, 212-260-1616; fax: 212-677-3587
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, 20 Sagamore Hill Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771, 516-922-4788; fax: 516-922-4792
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, 641 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14202, 716-884-0095; fax: 716­884-0330
Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, George Washington Memo­rial Pkwy., Turkey Run Park, McLean, VA 22101, 703-289­2500
Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Maltese Cross Cabin, Box 7, Medora, ND 58645-0007, 701-623-4466; fax: 701-623-4840

William Howard Taft

Twenty-seventh president (1909-13) Born Sep 15, 1857, Cincinnati, OH Married Helen Herron, 1886 Died Mar 8, 1930, Washington, DC Buried at Arlington National Cemetery, 214 McNair Rd.,
Arlington, VA 22211, 703-607-8000 /william_taft.html
Republican. Solicitor General. Governor-General of Philip­pines. Secretary of War. First president to throw out baseball on opening day. Sixteenth amendment enacted. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
Birth site: William Howard Taft National Historic Site, 2038 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45219, 513-684-3262; fax: 513-684-3627
The Quarry, 1763 E. McMillan St., Cincinnati, OH (private residence)

Woodrow Wilson

Twenty-eighth president (1913-21) Born Dec 29, 1856, Staunton, VA Married Ellen Louise Axson, 1885; Edith Bolling Galt, 1915 Died Feb 3, 1924, Washington, DC Buried at National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wiscon­
sin Aves., N.W., Washington, DC 20016, 202-537-6200
Democrat. “Professor.” Governor of New Jersey. Held first presidential press conference. Author of Fourteen Points plan. Eighteenth and Nineteenth Amendments enacted. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize.
Birth site: Woodrow Wilson Birthplace and Museum, 18-24
N. Coalter St., P.O. Box 24, Staunton, VA 24402-0024, 540­885-0897; fax: 540-886-9874
Early childhood home: 419 Seventh St., Augusta, GA 30901, 706-722-9828
Childhood home: 1705 Hampton St., Columbia, SC 29201, 803-252-7742 (Historic Columbia Foundation)
Woodrow Wilson House Museum, 2340 S St., N.W., Washing­ton, DC 20008, 202-387-4062; fax: 202-483-1466

Warren Gamaliel Harding

Twenty-ninth president (1921-23) Born Nov 2, 1865, Blooming Grove (now Corsica), OH Married Florence Kling De Wolfe, 1891 Died Aug 2, 1923, San Francisco, CA Buried at Harding Memorial, Vernon Heights Blvd., Mari­
on, OH
Republican. U.S. Senator. First presidential election returns broadcast on radio. Teapot Dome Scandal. Died in office.
Birth site (marker): State Hwy. 97, east of County Rd. 20, Corsica, OH
Harding Home and Museum, 380 Mt. Vernon Ave., Marion, OH 43302, 740-387-9630 or 800-600-6894

Calvin Coolidge

Thirtieth president (1923-29) Born Jul 4, 1872, Plymouth Notch, VT Married Grace Anna Goodhue, 1905 Died Jan 5, 1933, Northampton, MA Buried at Plymouth Notch Cemetery, Vermont Hwy. 100A,
Plymouth Notch, VT 05056, 802-672-3773
Republican. “Silent Cal.” Governor of Massachusetts. Suc­ceeded presidency upon death of Warren Harding. First inaugural speech broadcast on radio.
Birth site: Birthplace & Boyhood Home, 3780 Rte. 100A,
P.O. Box 257, Plymouth Notch, VT 05056, 802-672-3773 .html The Beeches, 16 Hampton Terrace, Northampton, MA (pri­vate residence; closed to the public)
Calvin Coolidge Memorial Room, Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton, MA 01060, 413-587-1014
Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 97, Plymouth, VT 05056, 802-672-3389; fax: 802-672-3369
Northampton Home, 21 Massasoit St., Northampton , MA (private residence; closed to the public)

Herbert Clark Hoover

Thirty-first president (1929-33) Born Aug 10, 1874, West Branch, IA Married Lou Henry, 1899 Died Oct 20, 1964, New York, NY Buried at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, West
Branch, IA
Republican. “Grand Old Man.” Involved in Boxer Rebellion in China. Chairman of Commission for Relief in Belgium. Secretary of Commerce. Wall Street crash (Black Tuesday), 1929.
Birth site: Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, 110 Park-side Dr., P.O. Box 607, West Branch, IA 52358-0607, 319­643-2541; fax: 319-643-5367
Herbert Hoover Academic Bldg., George Fox University, Newberg, OR 97132, 503-538-8383
campus-quad/hoover.html Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, 210 Parkside Dr., West Branch, IA 52358, 319-643-5301 Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, 434 Galvez Mall, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305­6010, 650-723-1754 or 877-HOOVERI (466-8374); fax: 650­723-1687 Hoover-Minthorn House Museum, 115 S. River St., New-berg, OR 97132, 503-538-6629
Lou Henry Hoover House, Stanford University, 623 Miran­da Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304 (official residence of univer­sity president; closed to the public)
Presidential Library Association, P.O. Box 696, West Branch, IA 52358, 319-643-5327; fax: 319-643-2391
Shenandoah Camp Hoover, Shenandoah National Park, VA, 3655 U.S. Highway 211 E., Luray, VA 22835-9036, 540­999-3500; fax: 540-999-3601

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Thirty-second president (1933-45) Born Jan 30, 1882, Hyde Park, NY Married Eleanor Roosevelt, 1905 Died Apr 12, 1945, Warm Springs, GA Buried at Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site,
Hyde Park, NY
Democrat. “F.D.R.” Governor of New York. Author of the New Deal. Only four-term president. Died in office.
Birth site: Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, 4097 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park, NY 12538, 845-229­9115; fax: 845-229-0739
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum, 4079 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park, NY 12538, 845-486-7770
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, 900 Ohio Dr. S.W., Washington, DC 20024, 202-426-6841
Little White House State Historic Site, 401 Little White House Rd., Warm Springs, GA 31830, 706-655-5870
Roosevelt Campobello International Park, P.O. Box 97, Lubec, ME 04652, 506-752-2922; fax: 506-752-6000

Harry S. Truman

Thirty-third president (1945-53)
Born May 10, 1884, Lamar, MO
Married Elizabeth “Bess” Virginia Wallace, 1919
Died Dec 26, 1972, Kansas City, MO
Buried at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Inde­pendence, MO
Democrat. “Give ‘Em Hell Harry.” Fought in World War I.
U.S. Senator. Succeeded presidency upon death of Franklin
D. Roosevelt. Authorized use of atomic bomb against Japan. Implemented the Fair Deal.
Birth site: Harry S. Truman Birthplace State Historic Site, 1009 Truman Ave., Lamar, MO 64759, 417-682-2279
Childhood home: 909 West Waldo St., Independence, MO (private residence; closed to the public)
Harry S. Truman Courtroom and Office, Independence Square Courthouse, Main at Maple St., Rm. 109, Inde­pendence, MO 64050, 816-881-4431
Harry S. Truman Key West Little White House Museum, 111 Front St., Key West, FL 33040, 305-294-9911; fax: 305­294-9988
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, 500 W. U.S. High­way 24, Independence, MO 64050, 816-268-8200 or 800­833-1225; fax: 816-268-8295
Harry S. Truman National Historic Site, 223 N. Main St., Independence, MO 64050, 816-254-9929; fax: 816-254-4491

Dwight David Eisenhower

Thirty-fourth president (1953-61) Born Oct 14, 1890, Denison, TX Married Marie “Mamie” Geneva Doud, 1916 Died Mar 28, 1969, Washington, DC Buried at Eisenhower Center, Abilene, KS
Republican. “Ike.” General in World War II. Commander of NATO. First televised press conference.
Eisenhower Birthplace State Historical Park, 609 S. Lamar Ave., Denison, TX 75021, 903-465-8908; fax: 903-465-8988
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum, 200
S.E. 4th St., Abilene, KS 67410, 785-263-6700 or 877-RING­IKE (746-4453); fax: 785-263-6715
Eisenhower National Historic Site, 250 Eisenhower Farm Dr., Gettysburg, PA 17325, 717-338-9114; fax: 717-338-0821

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Thirty-fifth president (1961-63) Born May 29, 1917, Brookline, MA Married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, 1953
Died Nov 22, 1963, Dallas, TX
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery, 214 McNair Rd., Arlington, VA 22211, 703-607-8000 information/JFK.html
Democrat. “J.F.K.” Served in World War II. U.S. Representa­
tive. U.S. Senator. First president born in twentieth century.
Youngest elected president. Fourth president assassinated.
Birth site: John F. Kennedy National Historic Site, 83 Beals St., Brookline, MA 02446, 617-566-7937; fax: 617-730-9884
John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125, 617-514-1600; TDD: 617-514-1573
Kennedy Compound, Irving and Merchant Ave., Hyannis Port, MA (private residence; closed to the public)
presidents/site30.htm Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza & Memorial Plaza Marker, 411 Elm St., Dallas, TX 75202-3308, 214-747-6600 or 888-485-4854; fax: 214-747-6662

Lyndon Baines Johnson

Thirty-sixth president (1963-69) Born Aug 27, 1908, near Stonewall, TX Married Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Taylor, 1934 Died Jan 22, 1973, San Antonio, TX Buried at Johnson Family Cemetery, Lyndon B. Johnson
National Historic Park, Johnson City, TX
Democrat. “L.B.J.” U.S. Representative. Served in World War
II. U.S. Senator. Succeeded presidency upon assassination of John F. Kennedy. Author of the “Great Society.”
Birth site: Junction School, LBJ Ranch, LBJ Ranch Unit, Lyn­don B. Johnson National Historical Park, Johnson City, TX 78636, 830-868-7128; fax: 830-868-7863
Childhood home: 9th St. between “F” and “G” Sts., John­son City, TX 78636
Johnson Settlement, Johnson City Unit, Lyndon B. Johnson Historical Park, Johnson City, TX 78636, 830-868-7128; fax: 830-868-7863
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, University of Texas at Austin, 2313 Red River St., Austin, TX 78705, 512-721-0200
Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac, Turkey Run Park, George Washington Memorial Pkwy., McLean, VA 22101, 703-289-2500; fax: 703-289-2598
Lyndon B. Johnson State Historical Park, U.S. 290, P.O. Box 238, Stonewall, TX 78671, 830-644-2252

Richard Milhous Nixon

Thirty-seventh president (1969-74) Born Jan 9, 1913, Yorba Linda, CA Married Patricia Ryan, 1940 Died Apr 22, 1994, New York, NY Buried at Richard Nixon Birthplace, Yorba Linda, CA
Republican. Served in World War II. U.S. Representative.
U.S. Senator. Vice President. First president to visit commu­nist China. First and only president to resign (Watergate scandal).
Birth site: Nixon Library and Birthplace, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda, CA 92886, 714-993-5075; fax: 714-528­0544
California White House, Del Presidente Ave., San Clemente, CA (private residence; closed to the public)
Nixon Presidential Materials, Staff National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Rd., College Park, MD 20740, 301-837-3290; fax: 301-837-3202

Gerald Rudolph Ford

Thirty-eighth president (1974-77) Born Jul 14, 1913, Omaha, NE Married Betty Bloomer Warren, 1948 Died Dec 26, 2006, Rancho Mirage, CA Buried at Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Republican. Served in World War II. U.S. Representative. First vice president to take office under Twenty-fifth Amendment. Succeeded presidency upon resignation of Richard Nixon. Only president to serve in office without being elected.
Birth site park: 32nd and Woolworth Ave., Omaha, NE 68105, 402-444-5955
(Nebraska State Historical Society)
Childhood home: 649 Union Ave, S.E., Grand Rapids, MI (private residence; closed to the public) Family home: 514 Crown View Dr., Alexandria, VA (private residence; closed to the public)
Gerald R. Ford Library, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1000 Beal Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109, 734-205-0555; fax: 734-205-0571
Gerald R. Ford Museum, 303 Pearl St., N.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49504, 616-254-0400; fax: 616-254-0386
Retirement home: Thunderbird Country Club, 40-471 Sand Dune Rd., Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 (private residence; closed to the public)

James Earl Carter

Thirty-ninth president (1977-81) Born Oct 1, 1924, Plains, GA Married Rosalynn Smith, 1946
Democrat. “Jimmy.” Governor of Georgia. First president to walk from Capitol to White House after inauguration. Camp David accords signed between Israel and Egypt. U.S. embassy staff held hostage in Tehran, Iran.
Birth site: Plains Nursing Center (now the Lillian G. Carter Nursing Center), 225 Hospital St., Plains, GA 31780 Childhood home: Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, 300
N. Bond St., Plains, GA 31780, 229-824-4104; fax: 229-824­3441
Carter Center, One Copenhill, 453 Freedom Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30307, 404-420-5100 or 800-550-3560
Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, 441 Freedom Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30307, 404-865-7100; fax: 404-865-7102
Retirement home: Woodland Dr., Plains, GA (private resi­dence; closed to the public)

Ronald Wilson Reagan

Fortieth president (1981-89)
Born Feb 6, 1911, Tampico, IL
Married Jane Wyman, 1940, divorced 1949; Nancy Davis,
1952 Died Jun 5, 2004, Los Angeles, CA Buried at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Val­
ley, CA
Republican. “Great Communicator.” Movie actor. Non-com­bat duty in World War II. Governor of California. Oldest president. Only president to be wounded in assassination attempt and survive. Iran-Contra affair.
Birth site: 111 Main St., Tampico, IL 61283, 815-438-2130 R_Reagan_Birthplace_Museum.html
Childhood home: 816 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon, IL 61021, 815-288-5176; fax: 815-288-3642
California White House, Rancho del Cielo, 3333 Refugio Canyon, Santa Barbara, CA (home of Young America’s Foundation; closed to the public)
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, 40 Presidential Dr., Simi Valley, CA 93065, 805-522-2977; fax: 805-520-9702
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum, 40 Presi­dential Dr., Simi Valley, CA 93065, 805-577-4000; fax: 805­577-4074

George Herbert Walker Bush

Forty-first president (1989-93) Born Jun 12, 1924, Milton, MA Married Barbara Pierce, 1945
Republican. Served in World War II. U.S. Representative.
U.N. Ambassador. C.I.A. Director. Vice President. First act­ing president under Twenty-fifth amendment. Fall of Berlin Wall. Dissolution of Soviet Union. Persian Gulf War.
Birth site: 173 Adams St., Milton, MA 02186 (private resi­dence; closed to the public) Childhood home: Grove Lane, Greenwich, CT (private resi­dence; closed to the public) Family summer home: Walker’s Point, Kennebunkport, ME (private residence; closed to the public)
George Bush Library, 1000 George Bush Dr. W., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77845, 979-691-4000; fax: 979-691-4050

Bill Clinton

Forty-second president (1993-2001) Born Aug 19, 1946, Hope, AR Married Hillary Rodham, 1975
Democrat. Rhodes Scholar. Governor of Arkansas. Proposed national health care plan. North American Free Trade Agree­ment. Middle East peace accord. Dayton Agreement for peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Second president to be impeached (acquitted). First first lady to be elected to the
U.S. Senate.
Childhood home: 117 S. Hervey St., Hope, AR Childhood home: 321 E. 13th St., Hope, AR Childhood home (marker): 1011 Park Ave., Hot Springs, AR
(private residence; closed to the public) Clinton Birthplace Foundation, P.O. Box 1925, Hope, AR 71801, 870-777-4455 _birthplace.html Clinton Presidential Center, Foundation, & Library, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, AR 72201, 501-370­8000; fax: 501-375-0512

George Walker Bush

Forty-third president (2001-2009) Born Jul 6, 1946, New Haven, CT Married Laura Welch, 1977
Republican. “George W.” Governor of Texas. Son of forty-first president (see George Herbert Walker Bush). Presided over historic shift in Senate just after first 100 days. War against terrorism in response to the September 11, 2001, attacks in the United States. Invaded Iraq in 2003. Passed “No Child Left Behind” education bill.
Birth site: Childhood home: 1412 West Ohio Ave, Midland, TX 79701, 866-684-4380
home.html George W. Bush Presidential Center, George W. Bush Foun­dation, P.O. Box 600610, Dallas, TX 75206, 214-890-9943

Barack Hussein Obama

Forty-fourth president (2009- ) Born Aug 4, 1961, Honolulu, HI Married Michelle Robinson, 1992
Democrat. Illinois Senator. U.S. Senator. Proposed national health care plan.
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