Martin Van Buren

 
 
8th President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1837 – March 4, 1841
Vice PresidentRichard Mentor Johnson
Preceded byAndrew Jackson
Succeeded byWilliam Henry Harrison
8th Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1837
PresidentAndrew Jackson
Preceded byJohn C. Calhoun
Succeeded byRichard Mentor Johnson
13th United States Minister
to the United Kingdom
In office
August 8, 1831 – April 4, 1832
PresidentAndrew Jackson
Preceded byLouis McLane
Succeeded byAaron Vail (acting)
10th United States Secretary of State
In office
March 28, 1829 – May 23, 1831
PresidentAndrew Jackson
Preceded byHenry Clay
Succeeded byEdward Livingston
9th Governor of New York
In office
January 1, 1829 – March 12, 1829
LieutenantEnos T. Throop
Preceded byNathaniel Pitcher
Succeeded byEnos T. Throop
United States Senator
from New York
In office
March 4, 1821 – December 20, 1828
Preceded byNathan Sanford
Succeeded byCharles E. Dudley
14th Attorney General of New York
In office
February 17, 1815 – July 8, 1819
GovernorDaniel D. Tompkins
John Tayler (acting)
DeWitt Clinton
Preceded byAbraham Van Vechten
Succeeded byThomas J. Oakley
Member of the New York Senate
In office
1813–1820
Preceded byEdward Philip Livingston
Succeeded byJohn Miller
Surrogate of Columbia County
In office
1808–1813
Preceded byJames I. Van Alen
Succeeded byJames Vanderpoel
Personal details
Born
Maarten Van Buren

December 5, 1782
Kinderhook, New York, U.S.
DiedJuly 24, 1862 (aged 79)
Kinderhook, New York, U.S.
Resting placeKinderhook Reformed Church Cemetery
Political partyDemocratic-Republican (1799–1825)
Free Soil (1848–52)
Democratic (1825–48, 1852–62)
Spouse(s)
Hannah Hoes
(m. 1807; died 1819)
Children5, including Abraham, John
ParentsAbraham Van Buren
Maria Hoes Van Alen
SignaturePrint signature in ink
Nickname(s)Old Kinderhook, The Little Magician, The Red Fox of Kinderhook, Martin van Ruin, The Mistletoe Politician
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