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James Madison
(1751 - 1836)

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1751 Born 16 March in Virginia
1769 Attends the College of New Jersey (now Princeton)
1775 Colonel in the Orange County Militia
1776 Elected Delegate to the Virginia Convention and the General Assembly
1780 Delegate to the Continental Congress
1787 Delegate to the Constitutional Convention; contributes to The Federalist Papers
1789 Elected to the House of Representatives
1794 Marries Dolley Payne Todd
1801 Father dies, Madison inherits Montpelier
1801 Serves as Secretary of State under Thomas Jefferson
1809 Inaugurated fourth President of the United States
1813 Begins second term as President
1826 Appointed Rector of the University of Virginia
1829 Delegate to Virginia's second constitutional convention
1836 Dies 28 June in Virginia
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