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1 - George Washington

Personal Statistics:

Birth Date: February 22, 1732

Birthplace: At family’s estate near Pope’s Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia

Father: Augustine Washington (1694?-1743)

Mother: Mary Ball (c. 1709-1789)

Height at Prime: 6 feet 2 inches

Physical Description: Fair complexion, blue-gray eyes, dark brown hair

Religion: Episcopalian

Wife: Martha Dandridge Custis (June 21, 1731 – May 22, 1802)

Marriage Date: January 6, 1759

Marriage Place: White House (bride’s estate), northwest of Williamsburg, Virginia

Children: No natural children

Death Date: December 14, 1799

Place of Death: Mount Vernon estate, near Alexandria, Virginia

Cause of Death: Acute streptococchal infection of the larynx

Final Words: “Tis well”

Burial Place: Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon estate, Mount Vernon, Virginia

Professional Statistics:

Soldier in the French and Indian War (1754-1763)

Member of the House of Burgesses (1759-1774)

Delegate to the Continental Congress (1774-1775)

Commander in Chief of Continental Army during the American Revolution (1775-1783)

President of Constitutional Convention (1787)

1st President of the United States (1789-1797)

His Vice President: John Adams

Events During Presidency:

Dealt with Indian affairs

Proclamation of Neutrality (1793)

Whiskey Rebellion (1794)

Jay’s Treaty (1795)

Pinckney’s Treaty (1795)


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