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Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894

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 U.S. President flag  James  Monroe

  (b. 28 April 1758, Crown Colony of Virginia   d. 4 July 1831Manhattan, New York, USA )  
Cause of Death: heart failure and tuberculosis

James Monroe was born 28 April 1758 in , Crown Colony of Virginia. James Monroe was the child of

James Monroe died 4 July 1831 in Manhattan, New York, USA .

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Occupation: President of the United States

born at Westmoreland County, Virginia

JAMES MONROE, the fifth President of the United States, was born in Westmoreland County, Va., April 28, 1758. His early life was passed at the place of his nativity. His ancestors had for many years resided in the province in which he was born. When he was seventeen years old, and in process of...Read MORE...

1817 - March 4 - James Monroe (1758-1831) becomes 5th President of the United States
Elected president in 1816 over the Federalist Rufus King, and reelected without opposition in 1820, Monroe, the last of the Virginia dynasty, pursued the course of systematic tranquilization that won for his administrations the name “the era of good feeling.” He continued Madison's surrender to the ...Read MORE...

4 July 1831
Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

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Event Type: Death
Event Date: 04 Jul 1831
Event Place: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
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"New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," Database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 June 2015), James Monroe, 04 Jul 1831; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm .

Name: President James Monroe
Titles and Terms: President
Event Type: Obituary
Event Date: 16 Aug 1902
Event Place: Utah, United States
Gender: Male
Relationship to Deceased: Deceased
Birth Date: 28 Apr 1758
Birth Year: 1758
Death Date: 04 Jul 1831
Death Place: New York City, ,
Newspaper: Intermountain Catholic

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"Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005," Database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 June 2015), President James Monroe, 16 Aug 1902; citing Intermountain Catholic, The University of Utah. J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City.

New York City Marble Cemetery * Manhattan New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA Plot: Vault 147 *Former burial location

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