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Schuyler Colfax, Jr.

17th Vice-President of the United States


Full Name: Schuyler Colfax, Jr.

Born: March 23, 1823

Birthplace: New York, New York

Father: Schuyler Colfax, Sr. (1792-1822)

Mother: Hannah Colfax (1805-1872)

First Wife: Evelyn Colfax (1823-1863)

Married: October 10, 1844

Second Wife: Ellen Colfax (1836-1911)

Married: November 18, 1868

Religious Preference: Unknown

Previous Experience: Editor, U.S. Representative

Political Party: Republican

Age at Inauguration: 45

Term of Office: March 4, 1869 - March 4, 1873

President Served Under: Ulysses S. Grant

Died: January 13, 1885

Age at Death: 61

Place of Burial: South Bend, Indiana

Vice-President at Time of Death: ----