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Chronological List of Presidents, First Ladies, and Vice Presidents of the United States

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This chronological list contains entries for each president with his corresponding first lady and vice president. Note: Multiple entries appear for a president whenever there was a change in the office of vice president.

YEAR PRESIDENT FIRST LADY VICE PRESIDENT
1789-1797 George Washington Martha Washington John Adams
1797-1801 John Adams Abigail Adams Thomas Jefferson
1801-1805 Thomas Jefferson Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson
(no image)
Aaron Burr
1805-1809 Thomas Jefferson Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson
(no image)
George Clinton
1809-1812 James Madison Dolley Madison George Clinton
1812-1813 James Madison Dolley Madison office vacant
1813-1814 James Madison Dolley Madison Elbridge Gerry
1814-1817 James Madison Dolley Madison office vacant
1817-1825 James Monroe Elizabeth Kortright Monroe
(no image)
Daniel D. Tompkins
1825-1829 John Quincy Adams Louisa Catherine Adams John C. Calhoun
1829-1832 Andrew Jackson Rachel Jackson John C. Calhoun
1833-1837 Andrew Jackson Rachel Jackson Martin Van Buren
1837-1841 Martin Van Buren Hannah Hoes Van Buren Richard M. Johnson
1841 William Henry Harrison Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison John Tyler
1841-1845 John Tyler Letitia Christian Tyler and
Julia Gardiner Tyler (no images)
office vacant
1845-1849 James K. Polk Sarah Childress Polk George M. Dallas
1849-1850 Zachary Taylor Margaret Mackall Smith Taylor
(no image)
Millard Fillmore
1850-1853 Millard Fillmore Abigail Powers Fillmore office vacant
1853 Franklin Pierce Jane M. Pierce William R. King
1853-1857 Franklin Pierce Jane M. Pierce office vacant
1857-1861 James Buchanan (never married) John C. Breckinridge
1861-1865 Abraham Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln Hannibal Hamlin
1865 Abraham Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln Andrew Johnson
1865-1869 Andrew Johnson Eliza McCardle Johnson office vacant
1869-1873 Ulysses S. Grant Julia Dent Grant Schuyler Colfax
1873-1875 Ulysses S. Grant Julia Dent Grant Henry Wilson
1875-1877 Ulysses S. Grant Julia Dent Grant office vacant
1877-1881 Rutherford Birchard Hayes Lucy Webb Hayes William A. Wheeler
1881 James A. Garfield Lucretia Rudolph Garfield Chester A. Arthur
1881-1885 Chester A. Arthur Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur office vacant
1885 Grover Cleveland Frances Folsom Cleveland Thomas A. Hendricks
1885-1889 Grover Cleveland Frances Folsom Cleveland office vacant
1889-1893 Benjamin Harrison Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison
Mary Lord Harrison
[Harrison's second wife,
but never a first lady]
Levi P. Morton
1893-1897 Grover Cleveland Frances Folsom Cleveland Adlai E. Stevenson
1897-1899 William McKinley Ida Saxton McKinley Garret A. Hobart
1899-1901 William McKinley Ida Saxton McKinley office vacant
1901 William McKinley Ida Saxton McKinley Theodore Roosevelt
1901-1905 Theodore Roosevelt Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt office vacant
1905-1909 Theodore Roosevelt Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt Charles W. Fairbanks
1909-1912 William H. Taft Helen Herron Taft James S. Sherman
1912-1913 William H. Taft Helen Herron Taft office vacant
1913-1921 Woodrow Wilson Ellen Axson Wilson and
Edith Bolling Galt Wilson
Thomas R. Marshall
1921-1923 Warren G. Harding Florence Kling Harding Calvin Coolidge
1923-1925 Calvin Coolidge Grace Goodhue Coolidge office vacant
1925-1929 Calvin Coolidge Grace Goodhue Coolidge Charles G. Dawes
1929-1933 Herbert Hoover Lou Henry Hoover Charles Curtis
1933-1941 Franklin D. Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt John N. Garner
1941-1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt Henry A. Wallace
1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt Harry S. Truman
1945-1949 Harry S. Truman Bess Wallace Truman office vacant
1949-1953 Harry S. Truman Bess Wallace Truman Barkley, Alben W.
1953-1961 Dwight D. Eisenhower Mamie Doud Eisenhower Richard M. Nixon
1961-1963 John F. Kennedy Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Lyndon B. Johnson
1963-1965 Lyndon B. Johnson Lady Bird Johnson office vacant
1965-1969 Lyndon B. Johnson Lady Bird Johnson Hubert H. Humphrey
1969-1973 Richard M. Nixon Pat Nixon Spiro T. Agnew
1973-1974 Richard M. Nixon Pat Nixon Gerald R. Ford
1974-1977 Gerald R. Ford Betty Ford Nelson Rockefeller
1977-1981 Jimmy Carter Rosalynn Carter Walter F. Mondale
1981-1989 Ronald Reagan Nancy Reagan George Bush
1989-1993 George Bush Barbara Bush Dan Quayle
1993-2001 Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Albert Gore
2001-2009 George W. Bush Laura Bush Richard Cheney
2009- Barack Obama Michelle Obama Joseph R. Biden

Presidents: Introduction (Rights/Ordering Info.) | Adams - Cleveland | Clinton - Harding
Harrison - Jefferson | Johnson - McKinley | Monroe - Roosevelt | Taft - Truman | Tyler - Wilson
List of names, Alphabetically

First Ladies: Introduction (Rights/Ordering Info.) | Adams - Coolidge | Eisenhower - Hoover
Jackson - Pierce | Polk - Wilson | List of names, Alphabetically

Vice Presidents: Introduction (Rights/Ordering Info.) | Adams - Coolidge | Curtis - Hobart
Humphrey - Rockefeller | Roosevelt - Wilson
List of names, Alphabetically

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