President Thomas Woodrow Wilson

28 December 1856–3 February 1924 (Age 67)
Staunton, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Woodrow

When President Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born on 28 December 1856, in Staunton, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Ruggles Wilson, was 34 and his mother, Janet E. Woodrow, was 26. He married Ellen Louise Axson on 24 June 1885, in Chatham, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1910. His occupation is listed as 28th president of united states in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. He died on 3 February 1924, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Washington National Cathedral, District of Columbia, United States.

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President Thomas Woodrow Wilson
1856–1924
Ellen Louise Axson
1860–1914
Marriage: 24 June 1885
Margaret W Wilson
1886–1944
Jessie Woodrow Wilson
1887–1933
Eleanor Randalph Wilson
1889–1967

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World Events (8)

1861
Age 5
No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).
1865 · Assassination Plot
Age 9
On April 14,1865, an assassination plot takes place. The first shot is President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth while at Ford's Theater. The second is the secretary of State William H. Seward who is stabbed multiple times. The final is suppose to be the vice president Andrew Johnson but the would be assassin got cold feet.
1874 · Secrete Service Headquarters
Age 18
The Secrete Service Headquarters had been in NYC for four years. Finally in 1874, it returns to Washington D.C.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

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Sources (42)

  • Woodrow Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Woodrow Wilson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Woodrow Wilson in household of Joseph R Wilson, "United States Census, 1860"

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