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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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George Bush
Dan Quayle  
Dan Quayle
   Al Gore     
Al Gore
  Dick Cheney
Dick Cheney

George Bush    Served under Ronald Reagan from 1981-1989

The Forty-Third Vice President

Born: June 12, 1924
Died: Still Alive
State: Texas (b. Massachusetts)
Party: Republican

--His father, Prescott Bush, was a U.S. Senator from Connecticut (1952-63).
--Enlisted as the youngest Navy pilot in the Pacific in World War II (1942).
--In 1944, he was shot down by the Japanese and rescued.
--Graduated from Yale University (1948).
--After graduating from Yale, he moved to Texas and entered the oil business.
--U.S. House of Representatives from Texas (1967-71).
--He was defeated in the 1970 race for U.S. Senator from Texas.
--Ambassador to the United Nations (1971-72).
--Chairman of the Republican National Committee (1973-74).
--Chief of U.S. Liaison Office, Peking, China (1974-75).
--Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (1976-77).
--Failed in his effort to become the Republican nominee for President in 1980.
--Vice President of the United States (1981-89).
--President of the United States (1989-93).
--Fifth of only five Vice Presidents to be elected President in his own right.
--Defeated in his bid for re-election to the Presidency by Bill Clinton in 1992.
--His son, former Texas Governor George W. Bush, is President of the United States.
--Another son, Jeb Bush, is Governor of Florida.
Bush Links:

*White House Page.
*C-SPAN Page.
*Internet Public Library Page.
*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Public Servant.
*Lieutenant Bush.
*Zapata Oil.
*Texas Politican.
*Congressman Bush.
*United Nations Ambassador, 1971.
*U.S. Liaison to Bejing, 1974.
*The CIA.
*Voodoo Economics.
*1980 Presidential Election.
*An Active Vice President.
*1984 Presidential Election.
*Bush and His Party in 1988.
*Campaign 1988.
*Read My Lips.
*1988 Presidential Election.
*Not Since Van Buren.
*Foreign and Domestic.
*The Shadow of Iran-Contra.
*The Persian Gulf War.
*Campaign 1992.
*1992 Presidential Election.
*Income Tax Returns.
*A Thousand Points of Light.
*Bush Library.
*Ross Perot Page.
*Connecticut Senator Prescott Bush.
*First Lady Barbara Bush.
*Texas Governor George W. Bush.
*Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
*George W for President.
*President Ronald Reagan.

Dan Quayle    Served under George Bush from 1989-1993

The Forty-Fourth Vice President

Born: February 4, 1947
Died: Still Alive
State: Indiana
Party: Republican

--Grandson of newspaper publisher Eugene C. Pulliam.
--Reporter and pressman for the Huntington (Indiana) Herald-Press (1965-69), which was owned by Pullium.
--Served in the Indiana National Guard (1969-75).
--Passed bar exam in 1974.
--U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana (1977-81).
--U.S. Senate from Indiana (1981-89).
--Vice President of the United States (1989-93).
--Also ran for reelection with Bush on the losing Republican ticket in 1992.
--Wrote several books after leaving the Vice Presidency.
--Failed in his effort to obtain his party's Presidential nomination in 2000.
Quayle Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Quayle In Full.
*A Quayle Chronology.
*National Guardsman Quayle.
*The National Guard.
*Publisher Quayle.
*Congressman Quayle.
*Hoosier History.
*Hometown: Huntington.
*Senator Quayle.
*1988 Presidential Election.
*A Controversial Vice President.
*1992 Presidential Election.
*Dan Quayle Was Right.
*Presidential Candidate, 2000.
*Withdrawal, 2000.
*Veeps: No Respect.
*Booknotes Interview.
*Quayle Museum.
*President George Bush.

Al Gore    Served under Bill Clinton from 1993-2001

The Forty-Fifth Vice President

Born: March 31, 1948
Died: Still Alive
State: Tennessee
Party: Democrat

--His father, Albert Gore, Sr, was a U.S. Senator from Tennessee (1953-71).
--Served as an Army journalist in Saigon during the Vietnam War.
--Worked as journalist for the Nashville Tennessean before entering politics.
--U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee (1977-85).
--U.S. Senate from Tennessee (1985-1993).
--Failed in his effort to become the Democrat nominee for President in 1988.
--Vice President of the United States (1993-2001).
--Failed Democrat candidate for the Presidency in 2000.
--University professor (2001-present).
Gore Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*The Nashville Tennessean's Chronology.
*Gore and the 60's.
*Service in Vietnam.
*Smith County, Tennessee.
*Investigative Reporter.
*From Journalist to Politican.
*Congressman Gore.
*Senator Gore.
*Earth in the Balance.
*Reinventing Government.
*1992 Presidential Election.
*Debating NAFTA.
*1996 Presidential Election.
*The Clinton Scandal.
*Clinton Fatigue.
*Gore & Impeachment. *When Vice Presidents Run for President.
*Gore 2000.
*Controversial Election.
*His Father, Senator Albert Gore.
*President Bill Clinton.

Dick Cheney   Served under George W. Bush from 2001-present

The Forty-Sixth Vice President

Born: January 30, 1941
State: Wyoming (born: Nebraska)
Party: Republican

--Graduated from the University of Wyoming (1965).
--Congressional Fellow (1968-69).
--Special Assistant to the Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity (1969-70).
--White House Staff Assistant (1971).
--Assistant Director, Cost of Living Council (1971-73).
--Deputy Assistant to the President (1974-75).
--Chief of Staff to President Gerald Ford (1975-77).
--U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming (1979-89).
--Secretary of Defense (1989-93).
--Vice Chairman, Baltimore/Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce (1994-95).
--CEO of Halliburton Company (1995-2000).
--Vice President of the United States (Current).
Cheney Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Republican Party Biography.
*White House Staffer.
*ABC News Biography.
*Congressional Quarterly Profile.
*MSNBC Profile.
*Cheney Files in the Gerald R. Ford Library.
*Congressman Cheney.
*Congressman Cheney.
*Minority Whip Cheney.
*Secretary Cheney.
*Secretary Cheney in 1990.
*Persian Gulf War.
*Booknotes Interview with Bob Woodward on the Persian Gulf War.
*Review of Woodward's "The Commanders".
*Cheney and Oliver North.
*No Run in '96.
*CEO of Halliburton Company.
*His Search Leads to Himself.
*Accepting the Nomination.
*The Westerner.
*Lack of Military Service.
*The Controversial Mrs. Cheney.
*On Mary Cheney, His Daughter.
*Bush/Cheney Campaign 2000 Home Page.
*Vice President of the United States.
*President George W. Bush.

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.