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Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
A head and shoulders portrait of Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States from 1837-1841.  Born on December 5, 1782 in Columbia, New York, Van Buren became interested in politics while working in his father's tavern.  He was a lawyer, served as a U.S. Senator, Secretary of State under President Andrew Jackson, was elected Vice-President on the Jacksonian ticket in 1832, and was elected President in 1836.  He was defeated for reelection by the Whigs in 1846 and ran unsuccessfully for President again in 1848 on the Free Soil ticket.  Van Buren died in 1862.
DESCRIPTION
A head and shoulders portrait of Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States from 1837-1841. Born on December 5, 1782 in Columbia, New York, Van Buren became interested in politics while working in his father's tavern. He was a lawyer, served as a U.S. Senator, Secretary of State under President Andrew Jackson, was elected Vice-President on the Jacksonian ticket in 1832, and was elected President in 1836. He was defeated for reelection by the Whigs in 1846 and ran unsuccessfully for President again in 1848 on the Free Soil ticket. Van Buren died in 1862.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:27575
Creation Date: 1840
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Name File
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:NF Van Buren, Martin
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Portraits
Men
Political leadership
Presidents
Public officers
Lawyers
Politicians

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