Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson Fact Sheet

The 28th President of the United States

Name: Woodrow Wilson

Number of terms he served: One two

Year he took office: 1913

Birth Date: December 28th, 1856

Age when he took office: 57

State of Birth: Staunton, Virginia

Vice President: Thomas R. Marshall

What Party was he from: Democrat

What was his major contribution while in office:

Wilson was the president during the first World War, for most of his terms he tried to be neutral but when his neutrality wasn’t respected the United States entered that war. A telegram had gone out from Germany to Mexico asking if they could be allies and promised that if Mexico agreed Germany would help regain the “lost territories”. When Wilson found the message he declared war on Germany.

What did he do after he left office:

Only two presidents have ever left office and served as president of the American Historical Association, one was Theodore Roosevelt and the other was Woodrow Wilson. He died not long after on February 3rd, 1924 from a stroke.

Did he have a nickname:

Yes, Professor

Was he married:

Yes, Ellen Louise Axson and Edith Bolling Galt

Did he have children:

Yes, three

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