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George Washington
First U.S. President

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April 30, 1789 - March 3, 1797

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John Adams

FIRST LADY
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Martha Custis Washington

starbar.gif (1814 bytes) BORN:  February 22, 1732

                Pope's Creek, Virginia

CHILDREN:  No natural children   (Adopted the children of Martha Custis)

                         *Grandfather by marriage of Confederate General Robert E. Lee

MILITARY SERVICE:  Commanding General, Revolutionary War
PROFESSION:  Surveyor / Planter
POLITICAL PARTY:  Federalist
HOME STATE:  Virginia
POLITICAL OFFICES:  Chairman of Constitutional Convention
NICKNAME:  "Father of our Country"
DIED:  December 14, 1799  (Age - 67)

           LAST WORDS:  "I die hard, but I am not afraid to go.  'Tis well."

           BURIED:  Mount Vernon, Virginia

"First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen."  General Henry Lee (father of Robert E. Lee) to both houses of Congress on December 26, 1799

 

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Thomas Jefferson

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