Who was Woodrow Wilson?
Concise Biography, History & Facts About President Woodrow Wilson
Twenty-Eighth President - Woodrow Wilson
Lifespan: 1856 - 1924
Place of Birth - December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia
Woodrow Wilson Education - College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), graduated 1879. Johns Hopkins University in 1886
Term as President - 1913-1921
Political Party - Democrat
Vice President / Vice Presidents - Thomas Riley Marshall
Religion - Presbyterian
Woodrow Wilson, Military Experience - none
Woodrow Wilson Marriage - June 24, 1885, to Ellen Louise Axson (1860–1914) and on December 18, 1915, to Edith Bolling Galt (1872–1961)
Children - Margaret Woodrow (1886–1944), Jessie Woodrow (1887–1933), Eleanor Randolph (1889–1967)
Career of Woodrow Wilson - Professor, College Administration, Politician, Statesman - Governor of New Jersey, 1911-13
Place of Death - Woodrow Wilson died on February 3, 1924 in Washington D.C.
Woodrow Wilson was buried in National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
Next President: President Warren Harding
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President Woodrow Wilson and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)
Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S. Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.
Facts about Eligibility
Article 2, Section 1, this section of the U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold office.
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Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, limits the this to two terms)
President's Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8
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