Hannibal Hamlin

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Birthday
27, 1809
Birthplace
Paris, ME
Death Date
Jul 4, 1891 (81)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1809
Birthplace
Paris, ME
Death Date
Jul 4, 1891 (81)

About

The 15th Vice President of the United States from 1861 to 1865 who served under Abraham Lincoln during the President's first term in office and the bulk of the American Civil War.

Before Fame

He served as a US Senator from Maine both before and after his term as Vice President.

Trivia

He had very little authority within the Lincoln administration and did not even meet the President until after the election.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife, Sarah Jane Emery.

Associated With

He was replaced on the ticket by Andrew Johnson in an effort to broaden Lincoln's base of support. If he hadn't he would've been President.