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Personal Information

Sex:
Male
Marital Status:
Married
Born:
February 22 1732
Place of Birth:
Colonial Virginia
Died:
December 14 1799
Place of Death:
Mount Vernon VA
Grave Type:
Burial
Cemetery:
Mount Vernon VA
Age:
67

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As a Person

Personality and Physical Traits

At over 6'3" tall, he commanded everyone's attention when he walked into a room. He had red hair and did not wear a wig.  Instead, he preferred to powder his hair. He had bad teeth having only one tooth left when he became president. He had several sets of false teeth, none of which were made of wood. They were either carved from elephant ivory or were made from human teeth.

Natural Abilities

He enjoyed good music, but could not sing a note.

Hobbies and Interest

He was an excellent horseman and enjoyed farming, hunting and breedings dogs. He also enjoyed interior decorating. He played cards and pool.

Sports Played

Unknown

Health Issues

As a young man he contracted smallpox and malaria. At the time of his death he was in  good health such that the day before his death he was riding his acreage in a rain and snow storm taking care of his property. Cause of dead - Unknown - Speculation is malpractice by bleeding to death to treat epiglottitis

Life Story

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Genealogy

  • Father: Augustine Washington
  • Mother: Mary Ball Washington
  • Spouse: Martha Dandridge Custis Washington

Accomplishments and Honors

  • 1774 Virginia Delegate to First Continental Congress
     
  • 1775 Virginia Delegate to Second Continental Congress
     
  • 1775 Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army
     
  • 1789-1797 1st President of the United States
     
  • Congressional Gold Medal

Places Lived

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  • Mount Vernon VA
  • New York NY
  • Philadelphia PA

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Schools Attended

  • Mostly had tutors

Career

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Military Service

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Notes

Most of this information came for www.mountvernon.org

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