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Woodrow Wilson


Picture of Woodrow Wilson
Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1912 Democratic President 283436 Loss
11-07-1916 Democratic President 466289 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia
Married: Ellen Axson Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt Wilson
Died: February 3, 1924 in Washington, DC

1902-1910: President, Princeton University
1911-1913: Governor of New Jersey
1913-1921: President of the United States

  • AWARD: Nobel Peace Prize (1919)
  • PLACENAME: California is home to nine schools named for President Wilson; four Elementary Schools (in Colton, Corona, Daly City, and Selma), four Middle Schools (in Glendale, Hanford, Indio, and Pasadena), and one High School in Los Angeles.
  • US Currency: Woodrow Wilson appeared on a "Presidential $1 Coin" that was issued in 2013.