16th President of the United States
Vice President: Hannibal Hamlin (1861-65);
Andrew Johnson (1865)
Born: February 12, 1809, in Hardin (now Larue) County, Kentucky
Died: April 15, 1865, at Petersen's Boarding House in Washington, D.C.
Religion: No Formal Affiliation
Education: No Formal Education
Political Party: Republican
Nickname(s): "Honest Abe", "Illinois Rail Splitter"
Other Government Positions:
- Elected to Illinois State Legislature,1834
- Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1847-49
Presidential Salary: $25,000