The Little Magician and Old Kinderhook (OK)
December 5, 1782 in Kinderhook, N.Y.
Maria Hoes Van Alen
Abraham Van Buren
Derike and Hannah
Lawrence and Abraham
Hannah Hoes February 21, 1807 in Kinderbrook, N.Y.
Abraham, John, Martin and Smith Thompson
Lindenwald, Kinderhook N.Y.
Lawyer and politician
Columbia County Attorney (1808-1813)
New York state senator (1812-1828)
US Senator (1821-1828)
Governor of New York (1829, January to March)
Secretary of State (1829-1831)US President one term
March 4, 1837 at the age of 54
Martin Van Buren - Inaugural Address
One term (March 4, 1837-March 4, 1841)
The first American President born a citizen of the United States
Richard M. Johnson (1837-1841))
SUPREME COURT APPOINTMENTS
John McKinley (1837)
Peter V. Daniel (1841)
SECRETARY OF STATE
John Forsythe (1837-1841)
SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
Levi Woodbury (1837-1841)
SECRETARY OF WAR
Joel R. Poinsett (1837-1841)
Benjamin Butler (1837-1838)
Felix Grundy (1838-1839)
Henry D. Gilpin (1840-1841)
Amos Kendall (1837-1840)
John M. Niles (1840-1841)
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
Mahlon Dickerson (1837-1838)
James K. Pauling (1838-1841)
POST PRESIDENCY LIFE
July 24, 1862 in Kinderhook, N.Y. at the age of 79
Kinderhook Cemetery, Kinderhook, N.Y.
Lindenwald, Kinderhook, N.Y. (Homestead)Kinderhook Cemetery, Kinderhook, N.Y.
"For myself, therefore, I desire to declare that the principle that will govern me in the high duty to which my country calls me is a strict adherence to the letter and spirit of the Constitution as it was designed by those who framed it."
~ Martin Van Buren