George Washington

Find out more about George Washington and all of the United States presidents. Come learn about the great American history events.

Career Highlights

In office
April 30, 1789 – March 4, 1797
Vice PresidentJohn Adams
BornFebruary 22, 1732
Popes Creek, Colony of Virginia, British America
DiedDecember 14, 1799
Mount Vernon, Virginia
Senior Officer of the United States Army
In office
July 13, 1798 – December 14, 1799
Commander-in-Chief of the 
Continental Army
In office
June 14, 1775 – December 23, 1783
Delegate to the Continental Congress
from Virginia
In office
May 10, 1775 – June 15, 1775
Member of the
Virginia House of Burgesses
In office
May 18, 1761 – May 6, 1776
Political partyIndependent

Information of the Life of George Washington

Cabinet Members Under Washington

Secretary of StateThomas Jefferson, 1789
Edmund Randolph, 1794
Timothy Pickering, 1795
Secretary of the TreasuryAlexander Hamilton, 1789
Oliver Wolcott, Jr., 1795
Secretary of WarHenry Knox, 1789
Timothy Pickering, 1795
James McHenry, 1796
Attorney GeneralEdmund Randolph, 1789
William Bradford, 1794
Charles Lee, 1795

Large Events During Washington’s Career & Lifetime

American Revolution
Crossing of the Delaware River
Valley Forge
Newburgh Conspiracy
Proclamation of Neutrality
Whiskey Rebellion
Jay Treaty

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