President James Madison Jr. and President Zachary Taylor III. My 2nd cousins 7 times removed via my 8th great grandfather James Taylor II and his wife Martha Thompson. it’s a small world.
President Zachary Taylor III
President James Madison Jr
Zachary Taylor III was the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Before his presidency, Taylor was a career officer in the United States Army, rising to the rank of major general. Source Wikipedia
James Madison born on March 16, 1751, in Port Conway, Virginia, wrote the first drafts of the U.S. Constitution, co-wrote the Federalist Papers and sponsored the Bill of Rights. He established the Democrat-Republican Party with President Thomas Jefferson, and became president himself in 1808. Madison initiated the War of 1812, and served two terms in the White House with first lady Dolley Madison. He died on June 28, 1836, at the Montpelier estate in Orange County, Virginia. Source biography.com
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