Andrew Jackson
Seventh U.S. President

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March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1837

Vice President (1st Term)
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John C. Calhoun*

Vice President (2nd Term)
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Martin VanBuren

starbar.gif (1814 bytes) BORN:  March 15, 1767
    New Lancaster County, South Carolina
PROFESSION:  Attorney/Professional Soldier

MILITARY SERVICE: General, U.S. Army   (Andrew Jackson's first military service occurred as a 13 year old member of the Continental Army during the American Revolution.)

Andrew Jackson's wife Rachel died after the election but before the Inauguration.  Jackson never remarried and there was no First Lady during his presidency.


*Resigned in 1832 (First VP to resign)

POLITICAL PARTY:  Democratic
HOME STATE:  Tennessee
POLITICAL OFFICES:  U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator, Tennessee Supreme Court Judge, Governor of Florida Territory.
NICKNAME:  "Old Hickory"
DIED:  June 8, 1845  (Age - 78)
BURIED:  Nashville, Tennessee
"Do they think  that I am such a damned fool as to think myself fit for President of the United States?  No sir; I know what I am fit for.  I can command a body of men in a rough way; but I am not fit to be President."  Andrew Jackson upon being approached in 1822 to run for President

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