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John C. Calhoun

7th Vice-President of the United States


Full Name: John Caldwell Calhoun

Born: March 18, 1782

Birthplace: Abbeville, South Carolina

Father: Patrick Calhoun (1727-1796)

Mother: Martha Calhoun (1750-1802)

Wife: Floride Calhoun (1792-1866)

Married: January 8, 1811

Religious Preference: Unitarian

Previous Experience: U.S. Representative, U.S. Senate, Secretary of War, Secretary of State

Political Party: Democratic

Age at Inauguration: 42

Term of Office: March 4, 1825 - December 28, 1832

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Died: March 31, 1850

Age at Death: 68

Place of Burial: Charleston, South Carolina

Vice-President at Time of Death: Millard Fillmore