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.
|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||2017-2021||Donald Trump|
|49||Kamala Harris||2021-present||Joe Biden|
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.