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The Vice Presidents are listed in chronological order.

For facts about and links to any Vice President, click on the name:

John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
Aaron Burr
George Clinton
Elbridge Gerry
Daniel D. Tompkins
John C. Calhoun
Martin Van Buren
Richard Mentor Johnson
John Tyler
George Mifflin Dallas
Millard Fillmore
William Rufus King
John C. Breckinridge
Hannibal Hamlin
Andrew Johnson
Schuyler Colfax
Henry Wilson
William Wheeler
Chester Alan Arthur
Thomas Hendricks
Levi Parsons Morton
Adlai E. Stevenson
Garret A. Hobart
Theodore Roosevelt
Charles W. Fairbanks
James Sherman
Thomas Marshall
Calvin Coolidge
Charles G. Dawes
Charles Curtis
John Nance Garner
Henry A. Wallace
Harry S. Truman
Alben W. Barkley
Richard M. Nixon
Lyndon B. Johnson
Hubert H. Humphrey
Spiro T. Agnew
Gerald R. Ford
Nelson Rockefeller
Walter Mondale
George Bush
Dan Quayle
Al Gore
Dick Cheney



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The Vice Presidents
of the United States


Charles Curtis
Charles Curtis
John Nance Garner
John Nance Garner
Henry A. Wallace
Henry A. Wallace

Charles Curtis Served under Herbert Hoover 1929-1933

The Thirty-First Vice President

Born: January 25, 1860
Died: February 8, 1936
State: Kansas
Party: Republican

--His great-grandmother was a Native American, from the Kaw tribe.
--Admitted to the bar in 1881.
--Prosecuting Attorney of Shawnee County (1885-1889).
--U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas (1893-1907).
--U.S. Senator from Kansas (1907-13 and 1915-29).
--President Pro Tempore of the US Senate (1912).
--Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate (1924).
--Vice President of the United States (1929-33).
--Also ran for reelection with Hoover on the losing Republican ticket in 1932.
--Returned to law practice after his political career.
Curtis Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Kaw Heritage.
*Kansan.
*A Political Life.
*Prosecutor Curtis.
*Congressman Curtis.
*Senator Curtis.
*Office of President Pro Tempore.
*Conservative.
*Majority Leader, 1923.
*Trent Lott's History of the Majority Leader's Office.
*Resoundingly Elected, The Defeated.
*Gravesite.
*Curtis Home.
*President Herbert Hoover.

John Nance Garner Served under Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1933-1941

The Thirty-Second Vice President

Born: November 22, 1868
Died: November 7, 1967
State: Texas
Party: Democrat

--Admitted to Texas bar (1890).
--Judge, Uvalda County, TX (1893-96).
--Texas House of Representatives (1898-1902).
--U.S. House of Representatives from Texas (1903-33).
--Speaker of the House of Representatives (1931-33).
--Although his support enabled Roosevelt to win the nomination in 1932, he became critical of Roosevelt's policies, and eventually contested him for the nomination in 1940, while still serving as his Vice President.
--Retired to to his ranch.
Garner Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Details.
*Texan.
*Congressman Garner.
*Speaker of the House.
*Candidate for President, 1932 and 1940.
*The New Deal.
*For and Against the New Deal.
*Third Term.
*Presidential Candidate, 1940.
*Cactus Jack.
*Gravesite.
*Garner State Park.
*President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Henry A. Wallace Served under Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1941-1945

The Thirty-Third Vice President

Born: October 8, 1888
Died: November 18, 1965
State: Iowa
Party: Democrat

--Graduated from Iowa State College, Ames (1910).
--Writer and editor, Wallace's Farmer and Iowa Homestead (1910-1933).
--Bred high-yielding strains of corn (1913-33).
--Secretary of Agriculture (1933-40).
--Vice President of the United States (1941-45).
--He was removed from the Democrat ticket of 1944 by Roosevelt aides who, concerned about Roosevelt's health, didn't want him to succeed to the Presidency.
--Secretary of Commerce (1945-46).
--Editor of the New Republic (194648).
--Organized the Progressive Party in 1948 and ran a failed campaign for President against his successor, the victorious Harry S. Truman.
--Returned to farming and writing.
Wallace Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Wallace's Farmer.
*Agricultural Scientist.
*Hi-Bred Corn Co.
*Corn-Fed Mystic.
*Secretary of Agriculture.
*Agricultural Adjustment Act.
*Progressive.
*Controvesial.
*Not Renominated.
*Secretary of Commerce.
*Editor of The New Republic.
*Cold War Opponant.
*Presidential Candidate.
*Writer.
*Gravesite.
*Birthplace.
*Wallace Papers.
*The Progressive Party.
*McGovern on Wallace.
*The Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center.
*Henry Cantwell Wallace Page.
*President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

To see the fact sheet and links for a Vice President, click on his last name:
Introduction Adams, Jefferson, Burr, Clinton, Gerry, Tompkins, Calhoun, Van Buren, RM Johnson, Tyler, Dallas, Fillmore, King, Breckenridge, Hamlin, A Johnson, Colfax, Wilson, Wheeler, Arthur, Hendricks, Morton, Stevenson, Hobart, Roosevelt, Fairbanks, Sherman Marshall, Coolidge, Dawes, Curtis, Garner, Wallace, Truman, Barkley, Nixon, LB Johnson, Humphrey, Agnew, Ford, Rockefeller, Mondale, Bush, Quayle, Gore, Cheney.   2000 Nominees.