James Madison



Lawyer, statesman; Virginia Convention, Legislature and Council; Continental Congress, 1780-83, 1787-88; Virginia-Maryland Conference of 1785; Annapolis Convention; Deputy to Constitutional Convention; part author of Federalist; Congressman, 1789-97; Secretary of States, 1801-09; President of the United States, 1809-17; Virginia Constitutional Convention; Rector of University of Virginia.

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