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The President of the United States, or (POTUS) for short, also known as The Commander in Chief or even The Leader of the Free World, is the head of government and state for the United States of America. The country's first president was George Washington, who served from 1789 to 1797. Washington was originally offered a monarchical title, but instead determined the country should have a president, duly elected by the people.

Below is a list of Presidents of the United States. Obviously, at some point the history and the fiction become entangled as President Josiah Bartlet was elected in 1998, which was not a year in which the quadrennial presidential election would have taken place. Additionally, the identification of at least two known predecessors to President Bartlet (D. Wire Newman and Owen Lassiter), further blurs the office holders.

The chart below shows those individuals who served as President of the United States. The final column shows episode references to when that particular president was mentioned or discussed. One of the most prominent presidents featured in the show was Andrew Jackson, popular for the "Big Block of Cheese" days episodes.

List of Presidents of the United StatesEdit

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George WashingtonEdit

George Washington

Independent

April 30, 1789 - March 4, 1797

Six Meetings Before Lunch

John Adams

John Adams

Federalist

March 4, 1797 - March 4, 1801

Jefferson Lives

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

Democratic-Republican

March 4, 1801 - March 4, 1809

Jefferson Lives

James Madison

James Madison

Democratic-Republican

March 4, 1809 - March 4, 1817

Let Bartlet Be Bartlet

James Monroe

James Monroe

Democratic-Republican

March 4, 1817 - March 4, 1825

John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams

Democratic-Republican

March 4, 1825 - March 4, 1829

The U.S. Poet Laureate

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

Democrat

March 4, 1829 - March 4, 1837

The Crackpots and These Women, H.Con - 172

Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren

Democrat

March 4, 1837 - March 4, 1841

William Harrison

William Henry Harrison

Whig

March 4, 1841 - April 4, 1841

Tomorrow

John Tyler

John Tyler

Whig

April 6, 1841 - March 4, 1845

James K. Polk

James Polk

Democrat

March 4, 1845 - March 4, 1849

The Fall's Gonna Kill You

Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor

Whig

March 4, 1849 - July 9, 1850

Millard Fillmore

Millard Fillmore

Whig

July 9, 1850 - March 4, 1853

Franklin Pierce

Franklin Pierce

Democrat

March 4, 1853 - March 4, 1857

The Dogs of War

James Buchanan

James Buchanan

Democrat

March 4, 1857 - March 4, 1861

Night Five

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Republican

March 4, 1861 - April 15, 1865

Six Meetings Before Lunch

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson

Democrat

April 15, 1865 - March 4, 1869

The Leadership Breakfast, Six Meetings Before Lunch

Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

Republican

March 4, 1869 - March 4, 1877

Enemies

Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford Hayes

Republican

March 4, 1877 - March 4, 1881

Night Five

James A. Garfield

James A. Garfield

Republican

March 4 to September 19, 1881

Chester A. Arthur

Chester A. Arthur

Republican

September 19, 1881 - March 4, 1885

Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland

Democrat

March 4, 1885 - March 4, 1889

Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison

Republican

March 4, 1889 - March 4 1893

The Leadership Breakfast, Guns Not Butter

Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland

Democrat

March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1897

William McKinley

William McKinley

Republican

March 4, 1897 - September 14, 1901

Memorial Day

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

Republican

September 14, 1901 - March 3, 1909

Pilot

William H. Taft

William Howard Taft

Republican

March 4, 1909 - March 3, 1913

Memorial Day

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson

Democrat

March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1921

Noel , Bartlet for America

Warren G. Harding

Warren Harding

Republican

March 4, 1921 - August 2, 1923

Guns Not Butter

Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

Republican

August 3, 1923 - March 3, 1929

Third Day Story

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover

Republican

March 4, 1929 - March 3, 1933

20 Hours in America (Part II)

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Democrat

March 4, 1933 - April 12, 1945

Pilot

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman 

Democrat

April 12, 1945 - January 20, 1953

The State Dinner; 7A WF 83429; 20 Hours in America, Part II

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Republican

January 20, 1953 - January 20, 1961

Bartlet for America

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

Democrat

January 20, 1961 - November 22, 1963

Bartlet for America

Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson

Democrat

November 22, 1963 - January 20, 1969

Five Votes Down

Richard Nixon

Richard M. Nixon

Republican

January 20, 1969 - August 9, 1974

17 People

Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford

Republican

August 9, 1974 - January 20, 1975

Inauguration:Over There

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

Democrat

January 20, 1975 - January 20, 1979

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan

Republican

January 20, 1979 - January 20, 1987

Inauguration:Over There

D. Wire Newman

D. Wire Newman

Democrat

January 20, 1987 - January 20, 1991

The Stormy Present

Lassiter

Owen Lassiter

Republican

January 20, 1991 - January 20, 1999

The Stormy Present

Jed Bartlet

Josiah Edward Bartlet

Democrat

January 20, 1999 - January 20, 2007

Pilot; Tomorrow'

Walken

Glen Allen Walken (Acting President)

Republican

May 8, 2003 - May 10, 2003

Twenty-Five; The Dogs of War; The Stormy Present

Santos

Matthew Vincente Santos

Democrat

January 20, 2007- January 20, 2015

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