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1743-1826 - Thomas Jefferson - Wrote the US Declaration of Independence in 1776. 3rd US president 1801-09.

1809-1965 - Abraham Lincoln - 16th US president 1861-65. Led the USA through the Civil War. Preserved the Union. Ended slavery. Assassinated.

1843-1901 - William McKinley - 25th US President 1897-1901. Fought Spanish-American War. Assassinated. Monuments in Canton & Columbus have symbols of peace.

1858-1919 - Theodore Roosevelt -- 26th US president 1901-09. Received Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating end to Russo-Japanese War. 1906

1856-1924 - Woodrow Wilson - President of Princeton University. 28th US President 1913-21. Helped found the League of Nations in 1919. 1919

1874-1964 - Herbert Hoover - Mining engineer. Chaired Commission for Relief in Belgium 1914-19. Fought Flood of 1927. 31st US president 1929-33.

1882-1945 - Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Also known as FDR. 32nd US President 19331945 during Depression & WW-II. Husband of Eleanor Roosevelt (qv).

1890-1969 - Dwight D. Eisenhower - General. Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe in WW-II. 34th US President. Atoms for Peace in 1953.

1917-1963 - John F. Kennedy - US senator 1953-1960. 35th US President 1961-1963. Created Peace Corps in 1961. Assassinated.

1924-Alive - Jimmy Carter - Navy officer, peanut farmer & Georgia Governor. 39th US President. Founded Carter Center 1982. 1987 1994 1999 2002

1948-Alive - Al Gore - 45th US Vice President 1993-2001. Made the film An Inconvenient Truth in 2006. Co-founder & chair of Current TV. 2007

1961-Alive - Barak Hussein Obama II - 44th US president. First African-American US president. Passed health care law. 2009