Facts About James Madison
|Presidency||James Madison, 4thPresident of United States, (4 March 1809 – 4 March 1817)|
|Born||March 16, 1751, James Madison Junior was conceived near Port Conway, Virginia, in the British Americas|
|Died||June 28, 1836, near Montpelier, Virginia, at age 85|
|Cause of Death||Heart failure due to congestion|
|Grave||Montpelier, Montpelier Station, Virginia, United States|
|Parents||Eleanor Rose Conway Madison > James Madison Senior|
|Spouse||Dolley Todd (married in 1794) is the wife|
More About James Madison
- He was the shortest person to be elected president. He measured 5’4″ tall and is thought to have weighed about 100 pounds.
- He became a member of the Continental Congress on 1780.
- Madison’s last words were “I talk better lying down.”
- He was the last person alive who had signed the US Constitution.
- Both of his vice presidents, George Clinton and Elbridge Gerry, died in office.
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