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Presidents of the United States

Presidents of the United States

President Political Party Dates in Office Vice President(s)
George Washington   1789–97 John Adams
John Adams Federalist 1797–1801 Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson Democratic-Republican 1801–9 Aaron Burr, 1801–5George Clinton, 1805–9
James Madison Democratic-Republican 1809–17 George Clinton, 1809–12(no Vice President, Apr., 1812–Mar., 1813)Elbridge Gerry, 1813–14(no Vice President, Nov., 1814–Mar., 1817)
James Monroe Democratic-Republican 1817–25 Daniel D. Tompkins
John Quincy Adams Democratic-Republican 1825–29 John C. Calhoun
Andrew Jackson Democratic 1829–37 John C. Calhoun, 1829–32(no Vice President, Dec., 1832–Mar., 1833)Martin Van Buren, 1833–37
Martin Van Buren Democratic 1837–41 Richard M. Johnson
William Henry Harrison Whig 1841 John Tyler
John Tyler Whig 1841–45 (no Vice President)
James Knox Polk Democratic 1845–49 George M. Dallas
Zachary Taylor Whig 1849–50 Millard Fillmore
Millard Fillmore Whig 1850–53 (no Vice President)
Franklin Pierce Democratic 1853–57 William R. King, 1853(no Vice President, Apr., 1853–Mar., 1857)
James Buchanan Democratic 1857–61 John C. Breckinridge
Abraham Lincoln Republican 1861–65 Hannibal Hamlin, 1861–65Andrew Johnson, 1865
Andrew Johnson Democratic/National Union 1865–69 (no Vice President)
Ulysses Simpson Grant Republican 1869–77 Schuyler Colfax, 1869–73Henry Wilson, 1873–75(no Vice President, Nov., 1875–Mar., 1877)
Rutherford Birchard Hayes Republican 1877–81 William A. Wheeler
James Abram Garfield Republican 1881 Chester A. Arthur
Chester Alan Arthur Republican 1881–85 (no Vice President)
Grover Cleveland Democratic 1885–89 Thomas A. Hendricks, 1885(no Vice President, Nov., 1885–Mar., 1889)
Benjamin Harrison Republican 1889–93 Levi P. Morton
Grover Cleveland Democratic 1893–97 Adlai E. Stevenson
William McKinley Republican 1897–1901 Garret A. Hobart, 1897–99(no Vice President, Nov., 1899–Mar., 1901)Theodore Roosevelt, 1901
Theodore Roosevelt Republican 1901–9 (no Vice President, Sept., 1901–Mar., 1905)Charles W. Fairbanks, 1905–9
William Howard Taft Republican 1909–13 James S. Sherman, 1909–12(no Vice President, Oct., 1912–Mar., 1913)
Woodrow Wilson Democratic 1913–21 Thomas R. Marshall
Warren Gamaliel Harding Republican 1921–23 Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge Republican 1923–29 (no Vice President, 1923–25)Charles G. Dawes, 1925–29
Herbert Clark Hoover Republican 1929–33 Charles Curtis
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Democratic 1933–45 John N. Garner, 1933–41Henry A. Wallace, 1941–45Harry S. Truman, 1945
Harry S. Truman Democratic 1945–53 (no Vice President, 1945–49)Alben W. Barkley, 1949–53
Dwight David Eisenhower Republican 1953–61 Richard M. Nixon
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Democratic 1961–63 Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson Democratic 1963–69 (no Vice President, 1963–65)Hubert H. Humphrey, 1965–69
Richard Milhous Nixon Republican 1969–74 Spiro T. Agnew, 1969–73(no Vice President, Oct. 10, 1973–Dec. 6, 1973)Gerald R. Ford, 1973–74
Gerald Rudolph Ford Republican 1974–77 (no Vice President, Aug. 9, 1974–Dec. 19, 1974)Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1974–77
Jimmy Carter Democratic 1977–81 Walter F. Mondale
Ronald Wilson Reagan Republican 1981–89 George H.W. Bush
George Herbert Walker Bush Republican 1989–93 J. Danforth Quayle
Bill Clinton Democratic 1993–2001 Albert Gore, Jr.
George Walker Bush Republican 2001–9 Dick Cheney
Barack Hussein Obama Democratic 2009– Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

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