George Clinton, (born July 26, 1739, Little Britain, N.Y., U.S.—died April 20, 1812, Washington, D.C.), fourth vice president of the United States (1805–12) in the administrations of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Clinton was the son of Charles Clinton, a farmer and surveyor, and Elizabeth Denniston.
Clinton was the first vice president to die in office as well as the first vice president to die overall. Clinton was the first of two vice presidents to serve in the position under two different presidents, the other being John C. Calhoun. His original burial was in Washington, D.C. He was re-interred at the Old Dutch Churchyard in Kingston, New York in 1908. Clinton's nephew, DeWitt Clinton, challenged Madison in 1812 after George Clinton's death. DeWitt Clinton won the backing of most ...
George Clinton. (4th Vice President of the United States) George Clinton was an American politician and soldier who served as the fourth Vice President of United States, from 1805 to 1812, in the administrations of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. One of the most popular politicians in early America, Clinton was tutored at home and became a soldier in his teenage years, serving in the French and Indian War.
George Clinton(July 26, 1739 – April 20, 1812) was an Americansoldierand politician. He was the first (and longest-serving) governor of New York. He then was Vice President of the United Statesunder Thomas Jeffersonand James Madison(1805–1812). Clinton was born in the state of New York. Clinton fought with the British in the French and Indian War.
Since 1789 and the election of George Washington, America's first president, 44 individuals have served as the chief executive of the United States ( Grover Cleveland was elected for two nonconsecutive terms, so he served as the 22nd and 24th president). The unamended Constitution mandated that a president would serve for four years.
"George Clinton (1805–1809) – Vice President" the original 2016. "Elbridge Gerry (1813–1814) – Vice President" the original on October 21, 2016. Retrieved September 6, 2016. ↑ "Daniel D. Tompkins (1817–1825) – Vice President". Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia. Archived from the original on September 17, 2016.
Two vice presidents— George Clinton and John C. Calhoun —served under more than one president. Ill with tuberculosis and recovering in Cuba on Inauguration Day in 1853, William King, by an Act of Congress, was allowed to take the oath outside the United States. He is the only vice president to take his oath of office in a foreign country.
President Barack Obama, center, speaks as former Presidents Bill Clinton, left, and George W. Bush, right, listen in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives has asked former U.S. presidents and vice presidents to recheck their personal records for any classified documents following the news that President Joe...
The Clinton family is an American political family related to Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States, and his wife Hillary Clinton, the 67th United States Secretary of State, Senator from New York and the First Lady of the United States. Their immediate family was the First Family of the United States from 1993 to 2001. In 2016, Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee from a major political party in United States history. The Clintons are the first married cou