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List of U.S. Vice Presidents in Order

Michele Meleen
US Vice President Mike Pence

A list of vice presidents in chronological order is a helpful resource for your homeschooling history or government lessons. Get to know who all the Vice Presidents of the United States are, when they served, and which President they served with.

Complete List of Vice Presidents

Use this list of Vice Presidents and Presidents to spot patterns and interesting circumstances based on served terms. Most Vice Presidents serve a standard four-year term with the President they were elected with. However, some died before their term was over like George Clinton, Elbridge Gerry, William R. King, Henry Wilson, Thomas A. Hendricks, Garret Hobart, and James Sherman. Two other Vice Presidents, John C. Calhoun (second term) and Spiro T. Agnew, resigned before their terms were over.

Vice President Term President
1 John Adams 1789-1797 George Washington
2 Thomas Jefferson 1797-1801 John Adams
3 Aaron Burr 1801-1805 Thomas Jefferson
4 George Clinton 1805-1812 Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
5 Elbridge Gerry 1813-1814 James Madison
6 Daniel D. Tompkins 1817-1825 James Monroe
7 John C. Calhoun 1825-1832 John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson
8 Martin Van Buren 1833-1837 Andrew Jackson
9 Richard Mentor Johnson 1837-1841 Martin Van Buren
10 John Tyler 1841 William Henry Harrison
11 George M. Dallas 1845-1849 James K. Polk
12 Millard Fillmore 1849-1850 Zachary Taylor
13 William R. King 1853 Franklin Pierce
14 John C. Breckenridge 1857-1861 James Buchanan
15 Hannibal Hamlin 1861-1865 Abraham Lincoln
16 Andrew Johnson 1865 Abraham Lincoln
17 Schuyler Colfax 1869-1873 Ulysses S. Grant
18 Henry Wilson 1873-1875 Ulysses S. Grant
19 William A. Wheeler 1877-1881 Rutherford B. Hayes
20 Chester A. Arthur 1881 James A. Garfield
21 Thomas A. Hendricks 1885-1889 Grover Cleveland
22 Levi P. Morton 1889-1893 Benjamin Harrison
23 Adlai E. Stevenson 1893-1897 Grover Cleveland
24 Garret Hobart 1897-1899 William McKinley
25 Theodore Roosevelt 1901 William McKinley
26 Charles W. Fairbanks 1905-1909 Theodore Roosevelt
27 James S. Sherman 1909-1912 William Howard Taft
28 Thomas R. Marshall 1913-1921 Woodrow Wilson
29 Calvin Coolidge 1921-1923 Warren G. Harding
30 Charles G. Dawes 1925-1929 Calvin Coolidge
31 Charles Curtis 1929-1933 Herbert Hoover
32 John Nance Garner 1933-1941 Franklin D. Roosevelt
33 Henry A. Wallace 1941-1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt
34 Harry S Truman 1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt
35 Alben Barkley 1949-1953 Harry S Truman
36 Richard Nixon 1953-1961 Dwight D. Eisenhower
37 Lyndon Johnson 1961-1963 John F. Kennedy
38 Hubert Humphrey 1965-1969 Lyndon B. Johnson
39 Spiro Agnew 1969-1973 Richard Nixon
40 Gerald Ford 1973-1974 Richard Nixon
41 Nelson Rockefeller 1974-1977 Gerald Ford
42 Walter Mondale 1977-1981 Jimmy Carter
43 George H. W. Bush 1981-1989 Ronald Reagan
44 Dan Quayle 1989-1993 George H. W. Bush
45 Al Gore 1993-2001 Bill Clinton
46 Dick Cheney 2001-2009 George W. Bush
47 Joe Biden 2009-2017 Barack Obama
48 Mike Pence 2017-present Donald Trump

Printable List of U.S. Vice Presidents

If you want to use the list as a quick reference guide for extended lessons or even tests and history projects, you can print a PDF list of Vice Presidents. Click on the image of the list to download and print it. If you need help downloading the printable list, check out these helpful tips.

Vice President Fun Facts

Vice Presidents (VPs) might be second in command of the country, but they sometimes lead lives more interesting than the Presidents. Learn even more about VPs with fun facts.

  • George Clinton and John C. Calhoun are the only two Vice Presidents who each served with two different Presidents.
  • Gerald Ford was the first Vice President officially nominated by the President.
  • Before 1804, Vice Presidents were chosen because they received the second most electoral votes.
  • The President lives in the White House while the Vice President lives at Number One Observatory Circle.
  • William King is the only Vice President who was ever sworn in on foreign soil.
  • Before 1967 there was no official process for filling an empty Vice President seat, so if one died he wasn't replaced.

The President's Men

A list of Vice President's in order can help you see how some became President while others served super short terms. Whether they were elected or selected, Vice Presidents have played a big role in American history. You can also continue your U.S. leader learning with Presidential fun facts.

List of U.S. Vice Presidents in Order