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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

Theodore Roosevelt  
Theodore Roosevelt
Charles W. Fairbanks  
Charles W. Fairbanks
James Sherman  
James Sherman

Theodore Roosevelt    Served under William McKinley 1901-1901

The Twenty-Fifth Vice President

Born: October 27, 1858
Died: January 6, 1919
State: New York
Party: Republican

--Graduated from Harvard University (1880).
--New York State Assembly (1882-84).
--After both his mother and first wife died (on the same day, February 14, 1884), he retired to his North Dakota ranch for two years.
--Unsuccessful candidate for Mayor of New York City (1886).
--Member of the U.S. Civil Service Commission (1889-95).
--President of the New York City Board of Police Commissioners (1895-97).
--Assistant Secretary of the Navy (1897-98).
--Colonel of "Rough Riders" during Spanish-American War (1898).
--Governor of New York (1899-1901).
--Vice President of the United States (1901).
--President of the United States (1901-09).
--The fifth Vice President to be elevated to the Presidency because of the death of a President.
--At 42 years old, the youngest President to take office.
--Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906 for his efforts to resolve the Russo-Japanese War.
--Though still very popular, he declined to run for re-election in 1908, instead touring Africa and Europe.
--Failed in his efforts to be renominated for the Presidency by the Republicans in 1912.
--Organized the Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party in 1912 and received 88 Electoral Votes in his failed race for the Presidency.
--After 1912 he travelled and wrote, and eventually rejoined the Republican Party.
Roosevelt Links:

*White House Page.
*C-SPAN Page.
*Internet Public Library Page.
*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Still Popular Today.
*An Iconic Figure.
*A Political Life.
*Rancher and After.
*New York Politican.
*Civil Service Commissioner.
*Police Commissioner Roosevelt.
*Assistant Navy Secretary Roosevelt.
*A Splendid Little War.
*Colonel Roosevelt.
*The Rough Riders.
*Governor of New York.
*The Strenuous Life.
*Exit Hobart, Enter TR.
*The 1900 Convention.
*1900 Presidential Election.
*The Youngest President.
*TR's Cabinet.
*The Square Deal.
* A Noteworthy Conservationist.
*Teddy Bear.
*The Russo-Japanese War.
*The Nobel Prize.
*The FBI.
*On Safari.
*Bull Moose.
*The Election 0f 1912.
*Roosevelt the Writer.
*On World War I.
*The Life, the Times and the Legacy.
*A Man of the Century.
*The Progressive Party.
*The Progressive Era.
*A Posthumous Congressional Medal of Honor.
*The Roosevelt Collection.
*Roosevelt Home.
*Inaugural Site.
*Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
*Mount Rushmore.
*USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).
*Mark Hanna Page.
*President William McKinley.

Charles W. Fairbanks    Served under Theodore Roosevelt from 1905-1909

The Twenty-Sixth Vice President

Born: May 11, 1852
Died: June 4, 1918
State: Indiana (b. Ohio)
Party: Republican

--Graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University (1872).
--Admitted to the Ohio bar in 1874, he also practiced law in Indiana.
--Unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Senate from Indiana (1892).
--U.S. Senate from Indiana (1897-1905).
--Vice President of the United States (1905-09).
--Also ran for the Vice Presidency in 1916, on the losing Republican ticket, with Charles Evans Hughes.
--He returned to the practice of law.
Fairbanks Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Lawyer and Politician.
*Hoosier History.
*Germans in Indianapolis.
*Free Rides.
*Senator Fairbanks.
*Indiana Senate History.
*1904 Presidential Election.
*No Nomination, 1908.
*Unsuccessful in 1916.
*Fairbanks, AK.
*Charles Evans Hughes Page.
*President Theodore Roosevelt.

James Sherman    Served under William Howard Taft from 1909-1912

The Twenty-Seventh Vice President

Born: October 8, 1855
Died: October 30, 1912
State: New York
Party: Republican

--Graduated from Hamilton College (1878).
--Admitted to the New York State bar (1880).
--Mayor of Utica, NY (1884).
--U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1887-91 and 1893-1909).
--Vice President of the United States (1909-12).
--Also ran for reelection with Taft on the losing Republican ticket in 1912.
--He died in office just days before the Presidential election in 1912, and his Electoral Votes were given to Nicholas Murray Butler.
Sherman Links:

*Senate Biography.
*Grolier's Page.
*Mayor of Utica, NY.
*Congressman Sherman.
*1908 Electoral Results.
*The Four Major Candidates of 1912.
*1912 Presidential Election.
*1912 Electoral Vote Map.
*Died In Office.
*Dead but Still Getting Votes.
*Senate Bust.
*Nicholas Murray Butler Page.
*President William Howard Taft.

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.