Andrew Jackson


7th President of the United States (March 4, 1829 to March 3, 1837)
Nickname: "Old Hickory"
Vice Presidents: John C. Calhoun, Martin Van Buren

Born: March 15, 1767, in Waxhaw, South Carolina
Died: June 8, 1845, at the Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee

Father: Andrew Jackson
Mother: Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson
Married: Rachel Donelson Robards (1767-1828), in August 1791 and a second ceremony on January 17, 1794
Children: Andrew Jackson, Jr. (adopted)

Religion: Presbyterian
Education: No formal education
Occupation: Lawyer, soldier
Political Party: Democratic



Anyone could come to Andrew Jackson's public parties at the White House, and just about everyone did! At his last one, a wheel of cheese weighing 1,400 lbs. was eaten in two hours. The White House smelled of cheese for weeks.

Andrew Jackson, first frontier President, came to the office with great popular support.


See Also:

White House History -- Andrew Jackson


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