George Washington

Personal detailsBornFebruary 22, 1732
Westmoreland, Virginia, British AmericaDiedDecember 14, 1799 (aged 67)
Mount Vernon, Virginia, U.S.Resting placeWashington Family Tomb
Mount Vernon, Virginia, U.S.Political partyNoneSpouse(s)Martha Dandridge CustisReligionDeism[1]
Episcopal[2]SignatureMilitary serviceAllegiance Great Britain
United StatesService/branchVirginia provincial militia
Continental Army
United States ArmyYears of serviceMilitia: 1752–1758
Continental Army: 1775–1783
U.S. Army: 1798–1799RankGeneral of the Armies(Promoted posthumously: 1976)CommandsVirginia Colony's regiment
Continental Army
United States ArmyBattles/warsFrench and Indian War
Battle of Jumonville Glen
Battle of Fort Necessity
Braddock Expedition
Battle of the Monongahela
Forbes Expedition
American Revolutionary War
Boston campaign
New York and New Jersey campaign
Philadelphia campaign
Yorktown campaignAwardsCongressional Gold Medal

Thanks of Congress^ March 4 is the official start of the first presidential term. April 6 is when Congress counted the votes of the Electoral College and certified a president. April 30 is when Washington was sworn in.

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