James Madison

  • Took Office
    Mar 04, 1809
  • Left Office
    Mar 04, 1817
  • Home State
  • Political Party
  • Vice Presidents
    George Clinton
    Elbridge Gerry

James Madison, Jr. (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836) was an American statesman and political theorist, the fourth President of the United States (1809–1817). He is hailed as the “Father of the Constitution” for being instrumental in the drafting of the United States Constitution and as the key champion and author of the United States Bill of Rights. He served as a politician much of his adult life.

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