Fun Facts For Kids About President James Madison  

James Madison was the fourth president of the United States. He was also a political philosopher. He had three brothers and three sisters through whom he had more than 30 nieces and nephews.

Here are some interesting facts about President James Madison. 

  • James Madison is known as the “Father of the Constitution” although he never had children of his own. He was also the “Founding Father” of the Bill of Rights.
  • Virginia produced 7 presidents of which Madison was one. He was, in fact, the fourth president of the United States. 
  • He was also the first president who had also been a congressman.
  • He was the shortest president at five feet four inches. He weighed only around 100 pounds. 
  • He never held a job that was not involved with politics. Though he did consider a becoming a member of the bar soon after his graduation but dropped the idea and instead got elected to the Orange County Committee of Safety.
  • Madison served 3 times as a member in the Virginia House of Delegates. This automatically made him a member of the first House of Delegates.
  • He was second cousin to Zachary Taylor. He was also related to George Washington who was his half first cousin twice removed.
  • He was affectionately called "Jemmie" by his friends. 
  • His wife, Dolley Madison, was very popular. She and her husband may have been the first couple to serve ice creams to their guest at the White House.
  • Though he was never in the military, he still led the nation in war against Britain from 1812-1814.
  • Famous last words of Madison were "I always talk better lying down.” He lived till the age of 85. 
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Home-State-Of-James-Madison      James Madison is from Virginia, a very illustrious state as we shall see later on.  Madison was born on March 16, 1751 in Port Conway, King George County, Virginia.  His mother was also from Port Conway which is also the place of her birth. His father was the largest landowner in Orange County, Virginia, and also one of its leading citizens. Madison was brought up in Orange County. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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