James Monroe

James MonroeState: Virginia

Age at Ratifying Convention: 30

Affiliation: Antifederalist

Vote at Ratifying Convention: Nay

Date of Birth: April 28, 1758

Date of Death: July 4, 1831

Schooling: College of William and Mary

Occupation: Politician, Lawyer, Diplomat

Prior Political Experience: Virginia House of Delegates, 1782, 1787-1790; United States Congress, 1783-1786

Other Political Activities: United States Senate, 1790-1794; Minister to France, 1794-1796; Governor of Virginia, 1799-1802, 1811; Minister to Great Britain, 1803-1807; Virginia House of Delegates, 1810-1811; United States Secretary of State, 1811-1817; United States Secretary of War, 1814-1815; President of the United States, 1817-1825