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"Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God."
-- Address to the Constitutional Convention, 1787
Born: February 22, 1732
Birthplace: Popes County, Colony of Virginia, British America
Father: Augustine Washington (1694-1743)
Mother: Mary Ball Washington (1708-1789)
Wife: Martha Dandridge Custis Washington (1731-1802)
Married: Kent County, Virginia, January 6, 1759
Previous Experience: Surveyor, soldier, planter, diplomat
Political Party: Federalist
Age at Inauguration: 57
Term of Office: April 30, 1789 - March 4, 1797
Vice-President: John Adams (1789-1797)
Died: December 14, 1799
Age at Death: 67
Place of Burial: Mount Vernon, Virginia
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