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Daniel D. Tompkins

6th Vice-President of the United States


Full Name: Daniel Tompkins

Born: June 21, 1774

Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York

Father: Jonathan G. Tompkins (1736-1823)

Mother: Sarah A. Tompkins (1741-1810)

Wife: Hannah Minthorne Tompkins (1781-1829)

Married: February 20, 1789

Religious Preference: Unknown

Previous Experience: Lawyer, Associate Justice of New York Supreme Court, Governor of New York

Political Party: Democratic-Republican

Age at Inauguration: 42

Term of Office: March 4, 1817 - March 4, 1825

President Served Under: James Monroe

Died: June 11, 1825

Age at Death: 50

Place of Burial: Manhattan, New York

Vice-President at Time of Death: Richard M. Johnson