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James Madison

James Madison

State of Residency: Virginia
Appointment: Mar 5, 1801
Entry on Duty: May 2, 1801
Termination of Appointment: Mar 3, 1809
Presidency: Jefferson

As Secretary of State:

Foreign Travels:



Profile
Born: March 16, 1751
Died: June 28, 1836
Married: Dolly (Payne) Todd
Education: College of New Jersey
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions: 


Notable Events

  • Played a major part in framing the Constitution

  • Cooperated with Hamilton and Jay on a series of essays later published as The Federalist

  • Served as Presidential Elector in 1800

  • Became rector of the University of Virginia in 1826


  • Previous Secretary of State: John Marshall
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