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U.S. Presidents


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Here you will find the United States Presidents listed in chronological order. The years of their Presidency is also listed. Odds are your ancestor wasn't on this list, but it is a little interesting to have that historical perspective.

Many times children were named in some way for a popular President, this list might help sort out where some of these names came from. The White House ( website has great biographies of the Presidents and they are linked below. (All links will open in new windows.)

George Washington (1789-1797)

John Adams (1797-1801)

Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)

James Madison (1809-1817)

James Monroe (1817-1825)

John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)

Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)

Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)

William Henry Harrison (1841)

John Tyler (1841-1845)

James Knox Polk (1845-1849)

Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)

Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)

Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)

James Buchanan (1857-1861)

Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)

Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)

Ulysses Simpson Grant (1869-1877)

Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1877-1881)

James Abram Garfield (1881)

Chester Alan Arthur (1881-1885)

Stephen Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)

Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)

Stephen Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)

William McKinley (1897-1901)

Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)

William Howard Taft (1909-1913)

Thomas Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)

Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)

Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)

Herbert Clark Hoover (1929-1933)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933-1945)

Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)

Dwight David Eisenhower (1953-1961)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1961-1963)

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1963-1969)

Richard Milhous Nixon (1969-1974)

Gerald Rudolph Ford (1974-1977)

James Earl (Jimmy) Carter (1977-1981)

Ronald Wilson Reagan (1981-1989)

George Herbert Walker Bush (1989-1993)

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton (1993-2001)

George W. Bush (2001- 2009)

Barack Obama (2009- )

All links updated January 20th, 2009.