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The following is a list of Vice Presidents of the United States.

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      Pro-Administration (1)        Federalist (1)        Democratic-Republican (6)        Nullifier (1)        Democratic (17)        Whig (2)        Republican (21)        National Union (1)
Vice presidency Vice President Prior office Party Election President
1 April 21, 1789

March 4, 1797
Official Presidential portrait of John Adams (by John Trumbull, circa 1792).jpg John Adams
1735–1826
(Lived: 90 years)
United States Minister
to the
Court of St. James's
(1785–1788)
  Pro-
Admin.
1
(1788–89)
George Washington
Federalist 2
(1792)
2 March 4, 1797

March 4, 1801
Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale, 1800.jpg Thomas Jefferson
1743–1826
(Lived: 83 years)
1st
United States Secretary of State

(1790–1793)
Democratic-
Republican
3
(1796)
John Adams
3 March 4, 1801

March 4, 1805
Vanderlyn Burr.jpg Aaron Burr
1756–1836
(Lived: 80 years)
Member of the New York State Assembly
(1784–1785 & 1798–1799)
Democratic-
Republican
4
(1800)
Thomas Jefferson
4 March 4, 1805

April 20, 1812
(Died in office)
George Clinton by Ezra Ames.jpg George Clinton
1739–1812
(Lived: 72 years)
1st
Governor of New York

(1777–1795 & 1801–1804)
Democratic-
Republican
5
(1804)
6
(1808)
James Madison
Office vacant April 20, 1812 – March 4, 1813
5 March 4, 1813

November 23, 1814
(Died in office)
Elbridge-gerry-painting.jpg Elbridge Gerry
1744–1814
(Lived: 70 years)
9th
Governor of Massachusetts

(1810–1812)
Democratic-
Republican
7
(1812)
Office vacant November 23, 1814 – March 4, 1817
6 March 4, 1817

March 4, 1825
Daniel D Tompins by John Wesley Jarvis.jpg Daniel D. Tompkins
1774–1825
(Lived: 50 years)
4th
Governor of New York

(1807–1817)
Democratic-
Republican
8
(1816)
James Monroe
9
(1820)
7 March 4, 1825

December 28, 1832
(Resigned from office)
George Peter Alexander Healy - John C. Calhoun - Google Art Project.jpg John C. Calhoun
1782–1850
(Lived: 68 years)
10th
United States Secretary of War

(1817–1825)
Democratic-
Republican
10
(1824)
John Q. Adams
Nullifier
Democratic
11
(1828)
Andrew Jackson
Office vacant December 28, 1832 – March 4, 1833
8 March 4, 1833

March 4, 1837
Francis Alexander - Martin Van Buren - Google Art Project.jpg Martin Van Buren
1782–1862
(Lived: 79 years)
United States Minister
to the
Court of St. James's
(1831–1832)
Democratic 12
(1832)
9 March 4, 1837

March 4, 1841
RichardMentorJohnson.jpg Richard M. Johnson
1780–1850
(Lived: 70 years)
U.S. Representative for Kentucky's 13th district
(1833–1837)
Democratic 13
(1836)
Martin Van Buren
10 March 4, 1841

April 4, 1841
(Became President)
Johntyler.jpg John Tyler
1790–1862
(Lived: 71 years)
U.S. Senator from Virginia
(1827–1836)
Whig 14
(1840)
William H. Harrison
(Died in office)
Office vacant April 4, 1841 – March 4, 1845 John Tyler
11 March 4, 1845

March 4, 1849
George Mifflin Dallas 1848 crop.png George M. Dallas
1792–1864
(Lived: 72 years)
United States Minister to Russia
(1837–1839)
Democratic 15
(1844)
James K. Polk
12 March 4, 1849

July 9, 1850
(Became President)
Millard Fillmore -13th president of the United States.jpg Millard Fillmore
1800–1874
(Lived: 74 years)
14th
New York State Comptroller
(1848–1849)
Whig 16
(1848)
Zachary Taylor
(Died in office)
Office vacant July 9, 1850 – March 4, 1853 Millard Fillmore
13 March 4, 1853

April 18, 1853
(Died in office)
William R. D. King Vice President.jpg William R. King
1786–1853
(Lived: 67 years)
U.S. Senator from Alabama
(1819–1844 & 1848–1852)
President pro tempore
(1850–1852)
Democratic 17
(1852)
Franklin Pierce
Office vacant April 18, 1853 – March 4, 1857
14 March 4, 1857

March 4, 1861
John C Breckinridge-04775-restored.jpg John C. Breckinridge
1821–1875
(Lived: 54 years)
U.S. Representative for Kentucky's 8th district
(1851–1855)
Democratic 18
(1856)
James Buchanan
15 March 4, 1861

March 4, 1865
Hannibal Hamlin, photo portrait seated, c1860-65-retouched-crop.jpg Hannibal Hamlin
1809–1891
(Lived: 81 years)
U.S. Senator from Maine
(1848–1857 & 1857–1861)
Republican 19
(1860)
Abraham Lincoln
(Died in office)
16 March 4, 1865

April 15, 1865
(Became President)
President Andrew Johnson.jpg Andrew Johnson
1808–1875
(Lived: 66 years)
15th
Governor of Tennessee

(1853–1857)
Military Governor of Tennessee
(1862–1865)
National Union 20
(1864)
Office vacant April 15, 1865 – March 4, 1869 Andrew Johnson
17 March 4, 1869

March 4, 1873
Schuyler Colfax portrait.jpg Schuyler Colfax
1823–1885
(Lived: 61 years)
U.S. Representative for Indiana's 9th district
(1855–1869)
Speaker of the House
(1863–1869)
Republican 21
(1868)
Ulysses S. Grant
18 March 4, 1873

November 22, 1875
(Died in office)
HenryWilson.jpg Henry Wilson
1812–1875
(Lived: 63 years)
U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
(1855–1873)
Republican 22
(1872)
Office vacant November 22, 1875 – March 4, 1877
19 March 4, 1877

March 4, 1881
VicePresident-WmAlWheeler.jpg William A. Wheeler
1819–1887
(Lived: 67 years)
U.S. Representative for New York's 19th district
(1875–1877)
Republican 23
(1876)
Rutherford B. Hayes
20
March 4, 1881

September 19, 1881
(Became President)
Chester Alan Arthur.jpg Chester A. Arthur
1829–1886
(Lived: 57 years)
10th
Chairman of the New York State Republican Executive Committee
(1879–1881)
(No prior elected office)
Republican 24
(1880)
James A. Garfield
(Died in office)
Office vacant September 19, 1881 – March 4, 1885 Chester A. Arthur
21 March 4, 1885

November 25, 1885
(Died in office)
Thomas Andrews Hendricks.jpg Thomas A. Hendricks
1819–1885
(Lived: 66 years)
16th
Governor of Indiana

(1873–1877)
Democratic 25
(1884)
Grover Cleveland
Office vacant November 25, 1885 – March 4, 1889
22 March 4, 1889

March 4, 1893
Levi Morton - Brady-Handy portrait - tight 3x4 crop.jpg Levi P. Morton
1824–1920
(Lived: 96 years)
U.S. Minister to France
(1881–1885)
Republican 26
(1888)
Benjamin Harrison
23 March 4, 1893

March 4, 1897
Adlai Ewing Stevenson I head-on-shoulders.jpg Adlai Stevenson
1835–1914
(Lived: 78 years)
First Assistant
United States Postmaster General
(1885–1889)
Democratic 27
(1892)
Grover Cleveland
24 March 4, 1897

November 21, 1899
(Died in office)
GHobart.jpg Garret Hobart
1844–1899
(Lived: 55 years)
Vice Chairman of the
Republican National Committee
(1892–1896)
Republican 28
(1896)
William McKinley
(Died in office)
Office vacant November 21, 1899 – March 4, 1901
25 March 4, 1901

September 14, 1901
(Became President)
Theodore Roosevelt circa 1902.jpg Theodore Roosevelt
1858–1919
(Lived: 60 years)
33rd
Governor of New York

(1899–1900)
Republican 29
(1900)
Office vacant September 14, 1901 – March 4, 1905 Theodore Roosevelt
26 March 4, 1905

March 4, 1909
CharlesWFairbanks.jpg Charles W. Fairbanks
1852–1918
(Lived: 66 years)
U.S. Senator from Indiana
(1897–1905)
Republican 30
(1904)
27 March 4, 1909

October 30, 1912
(Died in office)
James Sherman, Bain bw photo portrait facing left.jpg James S. Sherman
1855–1912
(Lived: 57 years)
U.S. Representative for New York's 27th district
(1903–1909)
Republican 31
(1908)
William H. Taft
Office vacant October 30, 1912 – March 4, 1913
28 March 4, 1913

March 4, 1921
Thomas Riley Marshall headshot.jpg Thomas R. Marshall
1854–1925
(Lived: 71 years)
27th
Governor of Indiana

(1909–1913)
Democratic 32
(1912)
Woodrow Wilson
33
(1916)
29 March 4, 1921

August 2, 1923
(Became President)
Calvin Coolidge, bw head and shoulders photo portrait seated, 1919.jpg Calvin Coolidge
1872–1933
(Lived: 60 years)
48th
Governor of Massachusetts

(1919–1921)
Republican 34
(1920)
Warren G. Harding
(Died in office)
Office vacant August 2, 1923 – March 4, 1925 Calvin Coolidge
30
March 4, 1925

March 4, 1929
Chas G Dawes-H&E.jpg Charles G. Dawes
1865–1951
(Lived: 85 years)
1st Director of the
U.S. Bureau of the Budget
(1921–1922)
(No prior elected office)
Republican 35
(1924)
31 March 4, 1929

March 4, 1933
Charles Curtis-portrait.jpg Charles Curtis
1860–1936
(Lived: 76 years)
U.S. Senator from Kansas
(1907–1913 & 1915–1929)
President pro tempore
(1911)
Senate Majority Leader
(1925–1929)
Republican 36
(1928)
Herbert Hoover
32 March 4, 1933

January 20, 1941
JohnNanceGarner.png John N. Garner
1868–1967
(Lived: 98 years)
U.S. Representative for Texas's 15th district
(1903–1933)
House Minority Leader
(1929–1931)
Speaker of the House
(1931–1933)
Democratic 37
(1932)
Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Died in office)
38
(1936)
33
January 20, 1941

January 20, 1945
Henry-A.-Wallace-Townsend.jpeg Henry A. Wallace
1888–1965
(Lived: 77 years)
11th
United States Secretary of Agriculture

(1933–1940)
(No prior elected office)
Democratic 39
(1940)
34 January 20, 1945

April 12, 1945
(Became President)
Harry-truman.jpg Harry S. Truman
1884–1972
(Lived: 88 years)
U.S. Senator from Missouri
(1935–1945)
Democratic 40
(1944)
Office vacant April 12, 1945 – January 20, 1949 Harry S. Truman
35 January 20, 1949

January 20, 1953
Alben Barkley.jpg Alben W. Barkley
1877–1956
(Lived: 78 years)
U.S. Senator from Kentucky
(1927–1949)
Senate Majority Leader
(1937–1947)
Senate Minority Leader
(1947–1949)
Democratic 41
(1948)
36 January 20, 1953

January 20, 1961
Richard Nixon official portrait as Vice President.tiff Richard Nixon
1913–1994
(Lived: 81 years)
U.S. Senator from California
(1950–1953)
Republican 42
(1952)
Dwight D. Eisenhower
43
(1956)
37 January 20, 1961

November 22, 1963
(Became President)
Lyndon B. Johnson. Waist length, seated - NARA - 518140.jpg Lyndon B. Johnson
1908–1973
(Lived: 64 years)
U.S. Senator from Texas
(1949–1961)
Senate Majority Leader
(1955–1961)
Democratic 44
(1960)
John F. Kennedy
(Died in office)
Office vacant November 22, 1963 – January 20, 1965 Lyndon B. Johnson
38 January 20, 1965

January 20, 1969
38 H Humphrey 3x4.jpg Hubert Humphrey
1911–1978
(Lived: 66 years)
U.S. Senator from Minnesota
(1949–1964)
Senate Majority Whip
(1961–1964)
Democratic 45
(1964)
39 January 20, 1969

October 10, 1973
(Resigned from office)
Spiro Agnew.jpg Spiro Agnew
1918–1996
(Lived: 77 years)
55th
Governor of Maryland

(1967–1969)
Republican 46
(1968)
Richard Nixon
(Resigned from office)
47
(1972)
Office vacant October 10 – December 6, 1973
40 December 6, 1973

August 9, 1974
(Became President)
Gerald Ford.jpg Gerald Ford
1913–2006
(Lived: 93 years)
U.S. Representative for Michigan's 5th district
(1949–1973)
House Minority Leader
(1965–1973)
Republican
Office vacant August 9 – December 19, 1974 Gerald Ford
41 December 19, 1974

January 20, 1977
Nelson Rockefeller.jpg Nelson Rockefeller
1908–1979
(Lived: 70 years)
49th
Governor of New York

(1959–1973)
Republican
42 January 20, 1977

January 20, 1981
U.S Vice-President Walter Mondale.jpg Walter Mondale
Born 1928
(91 years old)
U.S. Senator from Minnesota
(1964–1976)
Democratic 48
(1976)
Jimmy Carter
43 January 20, 1981

January 20, 1989
George H. W. Bush, Vice President of the United States, official portrait.jpg George H. W. Bush
Born 1924
(94 years old)
11th
Director of Central Intelligence

(1976–1977)
Republican 49
(1980)
Ronald Reagan
50
(1984)
44 January 20, 1989

January 20, 1993
Dan Quayle, official DoD photo.JPEG Dan Quayle
Born 1947
(72 years old)
U.S. Senator from Indiana
(1981–1989)
Republican 51
(1988)
George H. W. Bush
45 January 20, 1993

January 20, 2001
Al Gore, Vice President of the United States, official portrait 1994.jpg Al Gore
Born 1948
(70 years old)
U.S. Senator from Tennessee
(1985–1993)
Democratic 52
(1992)
Bill Clinton
53
(1996)
46 January 20, 2001

January 20, 2009
46 Dick Cheney 3x4.jpg Dick Cheney
Born 1941
(78 years old)
17th
United States Secretary of Defense

(1989–1993)
Republican 54
(2000)
George W. Bush
55
(2004)
47 January 20, 2009

January 20, 2017
Official portrait of Vice President Joe Biden.jpg Joe Biden
Born 1942
(76 years old)
U.S. Senator from Delaware
(1973–2009)
Democratic 56
(2008)
Barack Obama
57
(2012)
48 January 20, 2017

Incumbent
Vice President Pence Official Portrait (cropped).jpg Mike Pence
Born 1959
(59 years old)
50th
Governor of Indiana

(2013–2017)
Republican 58
(2016)
Donald Trump

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