Andrew Johnson


17th President of the United States (April 15, 1865 to March 3, 1869)
Nickname: None

Born: December 29, 1808, in Raleigh, North Carolina
Died: July 31, 1875, in Carter's Station, Tennessee

Father: Jacob Johnson
Mother: Mary McDonough Johnson
Married: Eliza McCardle (1810-1876), on May 5, 1827
Children: Martha Johnson (1828-1901); Charles Johnson (1830-1863); Mary Johnson (1832-1883); Robert Johnson (1834-1869); Andrew Johnson (1852-1879)

Religion: No formal affiliation
Education: No formal education
Occupation: Tailor, public official
Political Party: Democratic



Andrew Johnson faced impeachment for steadfastly opposing Radicals in Congress.


See Also:

White House History -- Andrew Johnson


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