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"There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power; not organized rivalries, but an organized common peace."
--Address to the Senate, 1917
Full Name: Thomas Woodrow Wilson
Born: December 28, 1856
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia
Father: Joseph R. Wilson (1822-1903)
Mother: Jessie J. Woodrow Wilson (1830-1888)
First Wife: Ellen Wilson (1860-1914)
Married: June 24, 1885
Second Wife: Edith Wilson (1872-1961)
Married: December 18, 1915
Religious Preference: Presbyterian
Previous Experience: Lawyer, teacher, college president, Governor of New Jersey
Political Party: Democratic
Age at Inauguration: 56
Term of Office: March 4, 1913 - March 4, 1921
Vice-President: Thomas R. Marshall (1913-1921)
Died: February 3, 1924
Age at Death: 67
Place of Burial: Washington, D.C.
President at Time of Death: Calvin Coolidge
|Year||Candidate Name||Electoral Vote||Popular Vote|
|1912||Woodrow Wilson (D)||435||6,293,454|
|Theodore Roosevelt (P)||88||4,119,207|
|William H. Taft (R)||8||3,483,922|
|Eugene V. Debs (S)||0||900,369|
|1916||Woodrow Wilson (D)||277||9,129,606|
|Charles E. Hughes (R)||254||8,538,221|
|A.L. Benson (S)||0||589,924|