Presidents of the U.S.A.

Chief Executive of the US Government

Terms of office, political affiliation, and brief bios of the 43 Presidents of the United States of America. Also, see their opponents and electoral votes.

01
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George Washington, 1789-1797

Party Affiliation: Federalist
Results, 1789: Electoral Vote (69)
Opponent: J. Adams (34); J. Jay (9); R.H. Harrison (6); J. Rutledge (6); J. Hancock (4); G. Clinton (3); S. Huntingdon (2); J. Milton (2); J. Armstrong (1); B. Lincoln (1); E. Telfair (1); votes not cast (12)
Results, 1792: Electoral Vote (132)
Opponent: J. Adams (77); G. Clinton (50); T.Jefferson (4); A. Burr (1)

Occupation: Planter, soldier, public official
Other: Chairman, Continental Congress (1787-88); Member, Continental Congress (1774-75); Member, Virginia House of Burgesses (1759-74); Commander of all the colonial forces
Born: 22 February 1732 (Westmoreland County, VA)
Died: 14 December 1799 (Mount Vernon, VA)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: No formal education

02
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John Adams, 1797-1801

Party Affiliation: Federalist
Results, 1796: Electoral Vote (71)
Opponent: Thomas Jefferson (68); Thomas Pinckney (59); Aaron Burr (30); Samuel Adams (15); Oliver Ellsworth (11); George Clinton (7); John Jay (5); James Iredell (3); George Washington (2); John Henry (2); S. Johnston (2); Charles C. Pinckney (1)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Vice President (1789-97); Minister to England (1785); Minister to The Netherlands (1780); Commissioner to France (1778); Member, Continental Congress (1774-78)
Born: 30 October 1735 (Braintree, MA)
Died: 4 July 1826 (Braintree, MA)
Religion: Unitarian
Education: Harvard (1755)

03
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Thomas Jefferson, 1801-1809

Party Affiliation: Democratic-Republican
Results, 1800: Electoral Vote (73)
Opponent: Aaron Burr (73); John Adams (65); Charles C. Pinckney (64); John Jay (1)
Election resolved in House of Representatives
Results, 1804: Electoral Vote (162)
Opponent: Charles C. Pinckney (14)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Vice President (1797-1801); Secretary of State (1790-93); Minister to France (1785-89); Member, Continental Congress (1783-85; 1775-76); Governor, Virginia (1779-81); Member, Virginia House of Burgesses (1769-74)
Born: 13 April 1751 (Shadwell, VA)
Died: 4 July 1826 (Monticello, VA)
Religion: No formal affiliation
Education: College of William and Mary (1762)

04
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James Madison, 1809-1817

Party Affiliation: Democratic-Republican
Results, 1808: Electoral Vote (122)
Opponent: Charles C. Pinckney (47); George Clinton (6); votes not cast (1)
Results, 1820: Electoral Vote (128)
Opponent: DeWitt Clinton (89); votes not cast (1)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Secretary of State (1801-09); US House of Representatives (1789-97); Member, Constitutional Convention (1787); Member, Virginia Legislature (1784-86); Member, Continental Congress (1780-83); Member, Virginia Constitutional Convention (1776)
Born: 16 March 1751 (Port Conway, VA)
Died: 28 June 1836 (Montpelier, VA)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: College of New Jersey, now Princeton University (1771)

05
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James Monroe, 1817-1825

Party Affiliation: Democratic-Republican
Results, 1816: Electoral Vote (183)
Opponent: Rufus King (34)
Results, 1820: Electoral Vote (231)
Opponent: John Q. Adams (1); votes not cast (3)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Secretary of War (1814-15); Secretary of State (1811-17); Minister to France and England (1803-07); Governor, Virginia (1799-1802); Minister to France (1794-96); US Senate (1790-94); Member, Continental Congress (1783-86)
Born: 28 April 1758 (Westmoreland County, VA)
Died: 4 July 1831 (New York, NY)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: William and Mary (1776)

06
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John Quincy Adams, 1825-1829

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1824: Popular Vote (108,740), Electoral Vote (84)
Opponent: Andrew Jackson (153,544/ 84) ; Henry Clay (47,136 / 37) ; William Craword (46,618 / 41)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: US House of Representatives (1831-48); Secretary of State (1817-25); Peace Commissioner, Treaty of Ghent (1814); Minister to Russia (1809-11); US Senate (1803-08); Minister to Prussia (1797-1801); Minister to the Netherlands (1794)
Born: 11 July 1767 (Braintree, MA)
Died: :23 February 1848 (Washington, DC)
Religion: Unitarian
Education: Harvard (1787)
Father: John Adams, 2nd POTUS

07
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Andrew Jackson, 1829-1837

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1828: Popular Vote (647,286); Electoral Vote (178)
Opponent: John Q. Adams (508,064 / 83)
Results, 1832: (687,502 / 219)
Opponent: Henry Clay (530,189 / 49); William Wirt (7); John Floyd (11); votes not cast (2)

Occupation: Lawyer, soldier, public official
Other: US Senate (1823-25, 1797-98); Governor, Florida Territory (1821); Justice, TN Supreme Court (1798-1804); US House of Representatives (1796-97)
Born: 15 March 1767 (Waxhaw area, NC-SC)
Died: 8 June 1845 (Nashville, TN)
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: No formal education

08
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Martin Van Buren, 1837-1841

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1836: Popular Vote (765,483), Electoral Vote (170)
Opponent: William Harrison (549,508 / 73) ; Hugh L. White (145,352 / 26) ; Daniel Webster (41,287 / 14); Willie P. Mangum (11)
Results, 1840: (1,127,781 / 60)
Opponent: William Harrison (1,274,624 / 234)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Vice President (1833-1837); Minister to England (1831); Secretary of State (1829-1831); Governor of New York (1829); US Senate (1821-29); NY Attorney General (1815-19); NY State Senator (1813-15)
Born: 5 December 1782 (Kinderhook, NY)
Died: 24 July 1862 (Kinderhook, NY)
Religion: Dutch Reformed
Education: Kinderhook Academy (1796)

09
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William Henry Harrison

Party Affiliation: Whig
Results, 1840: Popular Vote (1,274,624), Electoral Vote (234)
Opponent: Martin Van Buren (1,127,781 / 60)

Occupation: Soldier, public official
Other: Minister to Colombia (1828-29); US Senate (1825-28); US House of Representatives (1816-19); Territorial Governor of Indiana (1801-13); Territorial Delegate to Congress (1799-1801); Secretary of Northwest Territory (1798)
Born: 9 February 1773 (Berkeley, VA)
Died: 4 April 1841 (Washington, DC)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: Attended Hampden-Sydney College

10
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John Tyler, 1841-1845

Party Affiliation: Whig
Did not run for president.

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Confederate States Congress (1861-62); Vice President (1841); US Senate (1827-36); Governor, Virginia (1825-26); Virginia State Legislator (1823-25); US House of Representatives (1816-21); Virginia House of Delegates (1811-16)
Born: 29 March 1790 (Greenway, VA)
Died: 18 January 1862 (Richmond, VA)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: College of William and Mary (1807)

11
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James Knox Polk, 1845-1849

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1844: Popular Vote (1,338,464), Electoral Vote (170)
Opponent: Henry Clay (1,300,097 / 105)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Governor, Tennessee (1839-41); Speaker of the House (1835-39); US House of Representatives (1825-39); Tennessee House of Representatives (1823-25)
Born: 2 November 1795 (Mecklenburg County, NC)
Died: 15 June 1849 (Nashville, TN)
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: University of North Carolina (1818)

12
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Zachary Taylor, 1849-1850

Party Affiliation: Whig
Results, 1848: Popular Vote (1,360,967), Electoral Vote (163)
Opponent: Lewis Cass (1,222,342 / 127)
Succeeded after death by Vice President Millard Fillmore

Occupation: Soldier, public official
Other: Defeated Mexican General Santa Anna at Buena Vista
Born: 24 November 1784 (Barboursville, VA)
Died: 9 July 1850 (Washington, DC)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: No formal education

November 7, 1848 was the first time the entire nation voted on the same day.

13
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Millard Fillmore, 1850-1853

Party Affiliation: Whig
Ran and lost in 1856

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Vice President (1849-1850); Comptroller, New York (1847); US House of Representatives (1837-45, 1833-35); New York State Assembly (1828-31)
Born: 7 January 1800 (Locke Township, NY)
Died: 8 March 1874 (Buffalo, NY)
Religion: Unitarian
Education: No formal education

14
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Franklin Pierce, 1853-1857

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1852: Popular Vote (1,601,117), Electoral Vote (254)
Opponent: Winfield Scott (1,385,453 / 42)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: US Senate (1837-42); US House of Representatives (1833-37); New Hampshire Legislature (1829-33)
Born: 23 November 1804 (Hillsborough, NH)
Died: 8 October 1869 (Concord, NH)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: Bowdoin College (1824)

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James Buchanan, 1857-1861

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1856: Popular Vote (1,832,955), Electoral Vote (174)
Opponent: John C. Fremont (1,339,932 / 114) ; Millard Fillmore (871,731 / 8)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Minister to England (1853-56) (1847-49); Secretary of State (1845-49); US Senate (1834-45); Minister to Russia (1832-34); US House of Representatives (1821-31); Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1815-16)
Born: 23 April 1789 (Cove Gap, near Mercersburg, PA)
Died: 1 June 1868 (Wheatland, near Lancaster, PA)
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: Dickinson College (1809)

16
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Abraham Lincoln, 1861-1865

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1860: Popular Vote (1,865,593), Electoral Vote (180)
Opponent: John C. Breckinridge (848,356 / 72) ; John Bell (592,906 / 39); Stephen A. Douglas (1,382,713 / 12)
Results, 1864: (2,206,938 / 212)
Opponent: George B. McClellan (1,803,787 / 21) ; votes not cast (81)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: US House of Representatives (1847-49); Illinois State Legislature (1834)
Born: 12 February 1809 (Hardin - now Larue - County, KY)
Died: 15 April 1865 (Washington, DC)
Religion: No formal affiliation
Education: No formal education

17
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Andrew Johnson, 1865-1869

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Did not run for President; was elected as Abrham Lincoln's Vice President

Occupation: Tailor, public official
Other: US Senate (1875, 1857-62); Vice President (1865); Military Governor of Tennessee (1862-65); Governor, Tennessee (1853-57); US House of Representatives (1843-53); Tennessee State Legislature (1835-43)
Born: 29 December 1808 (Raleigh, NC)
Died: 31 July 1875 (Carter's Station, TN)
Religion: No formal affiliation
Education: No formal education

18
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Ulysses Simpson Grant, 1869-1877

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1868: Popular Vote (3,013,421), Electoral Vote (214)
Opponent: Horatio Seymour (2,706,829 / 89) ; votes not cast (23)
Results, 1872: (3,596,745 / 286)
Opponent: Horace Greeley (2,843,446 / 0) ; votes not cast (17)

Occupation: Soldier, public official
Other:
Born: 27 April 1822 (Point Pleasant, OH)
Died: 23 July 1885 (Mount McGregor, NY)
Religion: Methodist
Education: US Military Academy in West Point (1843)

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Rutherford Birchard Hayes, 1877-1881

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1876: Popular Vote (4,036,572), Electoral Vote (185)
Opponent: Samuel J. Tilden (4,284,020 / 184)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Governor, Ohio (1868-72, 1876-77) ; US House of Representatives (1865-67)
Born: 4 October 1822 (Delaware, OH)
Died: 17 January 1893 (Fremont, OH)
Religion: No formal affiliation
Education: Kenyon College (1842) and Harvard Law School (1845)

20
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James Abram Garfield, 1881

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1880: Popular Vote (4,453,295), Electoral Vote (214)
Opponent: Winfield S. Hancock (4,414,082 / 155)

Occupation: Teacher, public official
Other: US Senate (1880) ; US House of Representatives (1863-80) ; US Senate (1859-61)
Born: 19 November 1831 (Orange, OH)
Died: 19 September 1881 (Elberon, NJ)
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Education: Williams College (1856)

21
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Chester Alan Arthur, 1881-1885

Party Affiliation: Republican
Did not run for president

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Vice President (1881)
Born: 5 October 1829 (Fairfield, VT)
Died: 18 November 1886 (New York, NY)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: Union College (1848)

22
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Grover Cleveland, 1885-1889

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1884: Popular Vote (4,879,507), Electoral Vote (219)
Opponent: William J. Bryan (6,492,559 / 176)
Results, 1888: (5,537,857 / 168)
Opponent: Benjamin Harrison (5,447,129 / 233)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Governor, New York (1883-85) ; Mayor, Buffalo, NY (1882) ; Sheriff, Erie County, NY (1870-73)
Born: 18 March 1837 (Caldwell, NJ)
Died: 24 June 1908 (Princeton, NJ)
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: No formal education

23
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Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1888: Popular Vote (5,447,129), Electoral Vote (233)
Opponent: Grover Cleveland (5,537,857 / 168)
Results, 1892: Popular Vote (5,182,690), Electoral Vote (145)
Opponent: Grover Cleveland (5,555,426 / 277) and James B. Weaver (1,029,846 / 22)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: US Senate (1881-87)
Born: 20 August 1833 (North Bend, OH)
Died: 13 March 1901 (Indianapolis, IN)
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: Miami University, Ohio (1852)
Grandfather: William Henry Harrison (9th POTUS)

24
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Grover Cleveland, 1893-1897

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1892: Popular Vote (5,555,426), Electoral Vote (277)
Opponent: Benjamin Harrison (5,182,690 / 145) and James B. Weaver (1,029,846 / 22)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Governor, New York (1883-85) ; Mayor, Buffalo, NY (1882) ; Sheriff, Erie County, NY (1870-73)
Born: 18 March 1837 (Caldwell, NJ)
Died: 24 June 1908 (Princeton, NJ)
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: No formal education

25
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William McKinley, 1897-1901

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1896: Popular Vote (7,102,246), Electoral Vote (271)
Opponent: William J. Bryan (6,492,559 / 176)
Results, 1900: (7,218,491 / 292)
Opponent: William J. Bryan (6,356,734 / 155)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Governor, Ohio (1892-96) ; US House of Representatives (1877-91)
Born: 29 January 1843 (Niles, OH)
Died: 14 September 1901 (Buffalo, NY)
Religion: Methodist
Education: Attended Allegheny College

26
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Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1909

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1904: Popular Vote (7,628,461), Electoral Vote (336)
Opponent: Alton B. Parker (5,084,223 / 140)
Results, 1912: (4,118,571 / 88)
Opponent: Woodrow Wilson (6,296,547 / 435) and William Howard Taft (3,486,720 / 8)

Occupation: Author, lawyer, public official
Other: Chief Justice, US Supreme Court (1921-30) ; Secretary of War (1904-08) ; Governor of the Philippines (1901-04) ; U.S. Circuit Court Judge (1892-1900)
Born: 27 October 1858 (New York, NY)
Died: 6 January 1919 (Oyster Bay, NY)
Religion: Dutch Reformed
Education: Harvard (1880)

27
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William Howard Taft, 1909-1913

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1908: Popular Vote (7,676,320), Electoral Vote (321)
Opponent: William J. Bryan (6,412,294 / 162)
Results, 1912: (3,486,720 / 8)
Opponent: Woodrow Wilson (6,296,547 / 435) and Teddy Roosevelt (4,118,571 / 88)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Chief Justice, US Supreme Court (1921-30) ; Secretary of War (1904-08) ; Governor of the Philippines (1901-04) ; U.S. Circuit Court Judge (1892-1900)
Born: 15 September 1857 (Cincinnati, OH)
Died: 8 March 1930 (Washington, DC)
Religion: Unitarian
Education: Yale (1878) ; Cincinnati Law School (1880)

28
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Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1912: Popular Vote (6,296,547), Electoral Vote (435)
Opponent: Teddy Roosevelt (4,118,571 / 88) and William H. Taft (3,486,720 / 8)
Results, 1916: (9,127,695 / 277)
Opponent: Charles Evans Hughes (8,533,507 / 254)

Occupation: Teacher, public official
Other: Governor, New Jersey (1911-13)
Born: 28 December 1856 (Staunton, VA)
Died: 3 February 1924 (Washington, DC)
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: College of New Jersey, now Princeton (1879)

29
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Warren Gamaliel Harding, 1921-1923

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1920: Popular Vote (16,143,407), Electoral Vote (404)
Opponent: James M. Cox (9,130,328 / 127)

Occupation: Editor-Publisher, public official
Other: US Senate (1915-21) ; Lieutenant-Governor, Ohio (1904-06) ; Ohio Senate (1900-04)
Born: 2 November 1865 (Corsica, OH)
Died: 2 August 1923 (San Francisco, CA)
Religion: Baptist
Education: Ohio Central College (1882)

30
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Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1929

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1928: Popular Vote (15,718,211), Electoral Vote (382)
Opponent: John W. Davis (8,385,283 / 136) and Robert M. LaFollette (4,831,289 / 13)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Vice President (1921-23) ; Governor, Massachusetts (1919-20), Lieutenant-Governor (1916-18), Legislature (1907-08, 1912-15)
Born: 4 July 1872 (Plymouth, VT)
Died: 5 January 1933 (Northampton, MA)
Religion: Congregationalist
Education: Amherst College (1895)

31
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Herbert Clark Hoover, 1929-1933

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1928: Popular Vote (21,391,993), Electoral Vote (444)
Opponent: Alfred E. Smith (15,016,169 / 87)
Results, 1932: (15,758,901 / 59)
Opponent: Franklin D. Roosevelt (22,809,638 / 472)

Occupation: Engineer, public official
Other: Secretary of Commerce (1921-23, 1923-28)
Born: 10 August 1874 (West Branch, IA)
Died: 20 October 1964 (New York, NY)
Religion: Society of Friends (Quaker)
Education: Stanford (1895)

32
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-1945

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1932: Popular Vote (22,809,638), Electoral Vote (472)
Opponent: Herbert C. Hoover (15,758,901 / 59)
Results, 1936: (27,752,869 / 523)
Opponent: Alfred M. Landon (16,674,665 / 8)
Results, 1940: (27,307,819 / 449)
Opponent: Wendell L. Willkie (22,321,018 / 82)
Results, 1944: (25,606,585 / 432)
Opponent: Thomas E. Dewey (22,014,745 / 99)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Governor, New York (1929-33) ; Assistant Secretary of the Navy (1913-20) ; NY State Legislature (1911-13)
Born: 30 January 1882 (Hyde Park, NY)
Died: 12 April 1945 (Warm Springs, GA)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: Harvard College (1903) ; attended Columbia Law School

33
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Harry S. Truman, 1945-1953

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1948: Popular Vote (24,179,345), Electoral Vote (303)
Opponent, 1948: Thomas E. Dewey (21,991,291 / 189) ; Strom Thurmond (1,176,125 / 39)

Occupation: Farmer, public official
Other: Vice President (1945) ; US Senate (1935-45) ; Presiding Judge of Jackson County Court (1926-34) and Judge (1922-24)
Born: 8 May 1884 (Lamar, MO)
Died: 26 December 1972 (Kansas City, MO)
Religion: Baptist
Education: Attended the University of Kansas City Law School

34
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Dwight David Eisenhower, 1953-1961

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1952: Popular Vote (33,936,234), Electoral Vote (442)
Opponent: Adlai E. Stevenson (27,314,992 / 89)
Results, 1956: (35,590,472 / 457)
Opponent: Adlai E. Stevenson (26,022,752 / 73) ; Walter B. Jones (1)

Occupation: Soldier
Other: Supreme commander of Operation Overlord, D-Day, WWII (1944) ; the first Supreme Commander of NATO forces in Europe (1951)
Born: 14 October 1890 (Denison, TX)
Died: 28 March 1969 (Washington, DC)
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: US Military Academy, West Point (1915)

35
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1961-1963

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1972: Popular Vote (34,226,731), Electoral Vote (303)
Opponent: Richard Nixon (34,108,157 / 219)

Occupation: Author, public official
Other: US Senate (1953-61) ; US House of Representatives (1947-53)
Born: 29 May 1917 (Brookline, MA)
Died: 22 November 1963 (Dallas, TX)
Religion: Roman Catholic
Education: Harvard (1940)

36
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Lyndon Baines Johnson, 1963-1969

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1972: Popular Vote (43,129,566), Electoral Vote (486)
Opponent: Barry Goldwater (27,178,188 / 52)

Occupation: Teacher, public official
Other: Vice President (1961-63) ; US Senate (1949-61) ; US House of Representatives (1937-49)
Born: 27 August 1908 (Johnson City, TX)
Died: 22 January 1973 (Johnson City, TX)
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Education: Southwest Texas State Teachers College (1930)

37
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Richard Milhous Nixon, 1969-1974

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1968: Popular Vote (31,785,480), Electoral Vote (301)
Opponent: Hubert H. Humphrey (31,275,166 / 191) ; George Wallace (9,906,473 / 46)
Results, 1972: (41,167,319 / 520)
Opponent: George McGovern (36,930,923 / 17) ; John Hospers (1)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Vice President (1953-61) ; US Senate (1951-53) ; US House of Representatives (1947-51) ; Attorney, Office of Emergency Management (1942)
Born: 9 January 1913 (Yorba Linda, CA)
Died: 22 April 1994 (New York, NY)
Religion: Society of Friends (Quaker)
Education: Whittier College (1934) and Duke Law School (1937)

38
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Gerald Rudolph Ford, 1974-1977

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1976: Popular Vote (39,145,977), Electoral Vote (240)
Opponent: James Earl Carter (40,827,394/ 297)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Vice President (1973-74) ; US House of Representatives (1949-73)
Born: 14 July 1913 (Omaha, NE)
Died: 26 December 2006 (Rancho Mirage, CA)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: University of Michigan (1935) and Yale Law School (1941)

39
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James Earl Carter, Jr., 1977-1981

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1976: Popular Vote (40,827,394), Electoral Vote (297)
Opponent: Gerald Ford (39,145,977 / 240)
Results, 1980: (34,964,583 / 49)
Opponent: Ronald Reagan (43,267,489 / 489)

Occupation: Farmer, engineer, public official
Other: Governor, Georgia (1971-75) ; Georgia State Senator (1963-66)
Born: 1 October 1924 (Plains, GA)
Religion: Baptist
Education: US Naval Academy (1946)

40
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Ronald Wilson Reagan, 1981-1989

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1980: Popular Vote (43,267,489), Electoral Vote (489)
Opponent: James Earl Carter (34,964,583 / 49)
Results, 1984: (53,428,357) / 525)
Opponent: Walter Mondate (36,930,923 / 13)

Occupation: Actor, public official
Other: Governor, California (1967-75)
Born: 6 February 1911 (Tampico, IL)
Died: 5 June 2004 (Los Angeles, CA)
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Education: Eureka College (1932)

41
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George Herbert Walker Bush, 1989-1993

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 1988: Popular Vote (48,881,278), Electoral Vote (426)
Opponent: Michael S. Dukakis (41,805,374 / 111)
Results, 1992: (39,104,545 / 168)
Opponent: William Jefferson Clinton (44,909,889 / 370) ; and H. Ross Perot (19,742,267)

Occupation: Businessman (oil), public official
Other: Vice President (1981-89) ; Director, Central Intelligence Agency (1976-77) ; US Ambassador, United Nations (1971-72) ; US House of Representatives (1967-71)
Born: 12 June 1924 (Milton, MA)
Religion: Episcopalian
Education: Yale (1948)

42
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William Jefferson Clinton, 1993-2001

Party Affiliation: Democrat
Results, 1992: Popular Vote (44,909,889), Electoral Vote (370)
Opponent: George Bush (39,104,545 / 168) and H. Ross Perot (19,742,267)
Results, 1996: (45,628,667 / 379)
Opponent: Bob Dole (37,869,435 / 159) and H. Ross Perot (7,874,283)

Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Other: Governor, Arkansas (1978-80, 1982-92) ; Attorney General, Arkansas (1976-78)
Born: 19 August 1946 (Hope, AK)
Religion: Baptist
Education: Georgetown (1968) ; attended Oxford (1968-70) ; Yale Law School (1973)

43
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George Walker Bush, 2001-2009

Party Affiliation: Republican
Results, 2000: Popular Vote (50,456,002), Electoral Vote (271)
Opponent: Albert Gore, Jr. (50,999,897 / 266)
Results, 2004: (62,040,003 / 286)
Opponent: John Kerry (59,027,335 / 251)

Occupation: Businessman (oil, baseball)
Other: Governor, Texas (1995-2000)
Born: 6 July 1946 (New Haven, CT)
Religion: Methodist
Education: Yale (1968) ; Harvard Business School (1975)
Father: George H.W. Bush (41st POTUS)