George Washington

President of the United States (1789-1797)

Born: 02/22/1732 (Westmoreland County, VA)
Died: 12/14/1799 (Mt.Vernon, VA)

Male; Caucasian; Episcopalian

Founder, Military, Politician

Military Service:
Colonial (1620-1774); American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

Military Appointments:
Continental Army, Commander-in-Chief, Regular (1775 - 1783);
U.S. Army, Lieutenant Colonel (1798 - 1799)

Military Details:
Maj., Province of Virginia Militia, 1753; Lt. Col., Virginia Regiment, 1754; Col., Virginia Regiment, 1755; Maj. Gen, C in C, Continental Army, 15-Jun-1775; Lt. Gen., U.S. Army, 3-Jul-1798; General of the Armies of the United States, 4-Jul-1976 (posthumous).

Political Positions:
Continental Congress, Delegate, VA (1774 - 1775);
Commander-in-Chief (1775 - 1783);
U.S. Constitutional Convention, Member (1787);
President of the United States (1789 - 1797);
Senior Officer, U.S. Army (1798 - 1799)

Professional Details:
Chancellor, College of William & Mary (1788-1799)

Freemasons; Society of the Cincinnati; American Academy of Arts and Sciences


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