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"It is our sacred duty to transmit unimpaired to our posterity the blessings of liberty, which were bequeathed to us by the founders of the Republic."
--Message to Congress, 1868
Full Name: Andrew Johnson
Born: December 29, 1808
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina
Father: Jacob Johnson (1778-1812)
Mother: Mary McDonough Johnson (1783-1856)
Wife: Eliza Johnson (1810-1876)
Married: May 5, 1827
Religious Preference: No specific domination
Previous Experience: Tailor, U.S. Representative, Governor of Tennessee, U.S. Senate, Vice-President
Political Party: Democratic
Age at Inauguration: 56
Term of Office (President): April 15, 1865 - March 4, 1869
Term of Office (Vice-President): March 4, 1865 - April 15, 1865
Died: July 31, 1875
Age at Death: 66
Place of Burial: Greenville, Tennessee
President at Time of Death: Ulysses S. Grant