Andrew Johnson

Presidential Number: 17th
Years he was President: 1865-1869
State Represented: Tennessee
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Fact(s): His wife taught him to read.

Birthday: December 29, 1808
How old would he be this year? 195
School(s) attended: Did not go to school.
Wife: Eliza Johnson
Occupation(s) before he was President: Tailor
Other way(s) he served: Mayor, Congressman, Senator, Governor of Tennessee, Vice President
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Favorite Foods: Fish, jam
Pets: White mice

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Train and horse
How would he have communicated with his friends? Letter, telegram
U.S. Population when term began: 39,818,449
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 37
Andrew Johnson

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