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Vice Presidential Inaugurations

Vice Presidential Inaugurations

Vice President Inaugurations

The list of inaugurations of Vice Presidents of the United States is below:

Date

Vice President
(President)

Location

Oath Administered By

April 21, 1789

John Adams
(Washington)

Federal Hall, New York City

John Langdon, President pro tempore of the Senate

December 2, 1793

John Adams
(Washington)

Senate Chamber, Congress Hall, Philadelphia

John Langdon, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1797

Thomas Jefferson
(J. Adams)

Senate Chamber, Congress Hall, Philadelphia

William Bingham, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1801

Aaron Burr
(Jefferson)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

James Hillhouse, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1805

George Clinton
(Jefferson)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

John Marshall, Chief Justice

March 4, 1809

George Clinton
(Madison)

No record of his having taken the oath

 

No V.P. April 1812 - 1813

 

Elbridge Gerry
(Madison)

Presented a certificate on May 24, 1813, as having taken the oath as prescribed by law

John Davis, U.S. District Judge

No V.P. November 1814 - March 1817

March 4, 1817

Daniel D. Thompkins
(Monroe)

Senate Chamber, Old Brick Capitol, (1st & A Sts., N.E.; site of present Supreme Court Building)

John Gaillard, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 3, 1821

Daniel D. Thompkins
(Monroe)

Thompkins' residence, New York

William P. Van Ness, U.S. District Judge

March 4, 1825

John C. Calhoun
(J.Q. Adams)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Andrew Jackson, U.S. Senator

March 4, 1829

John C. Calhoun
(Jackson)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Samuel Smith, President pro tempore of the Senate

No V.P. December 1832 - March 1833

March 4, 1833

Martin Van Buren
(Jackson)

House Chamber, U.S. Capitol

John Marshall, Chief Justice

March 4, 1837

Richard M. Johnson
(Van Buren)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

William Rufus King, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1841

John Tyler
(Harrison)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

William P. Mangum, President pro tempore of the Senate

No V.P. April 1841 - March 1845

March 4, 1845

George M. Dallas
(Polk)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

William P. Mangum, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 5, 1849

Millard Fillmore
(Taylor)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

David R. Atchison, President pro tempore of the Senate

No V.P. July 1850 - March 1853

March 24, 1853

William R. King
(Pierce)

Cuba

William Sharkey, U.S. Consul

No V.P. April 1853 - March 1857

March 4, 1857

John C. Breckinridge
(Buchanan)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

James M. Mason, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1861

Hannibal Hamlin
(Lincoln)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

John C. Breckinridge, retiring Vice President

March 4, 1865

Andrew Johnson
(Lincoln)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Hannibal Hamlin, retiring Vice President

No V.P. April 1865 - March 1869

March 4, 1869

Schuyler Colfax
(Grant)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Benjamin F. Wade, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1873

Henry Wilson
(Grant)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Schuyler Colfax, retiring Vice President

No V.P. November 1873 - March 1877

March 5, 1877

William A. Wheeler
(Hayes)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Thomas W. Ferry, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1881

Chester A. Arthur
(Garfield)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

William A. Wheeler, retiring Vice President

No V.P. September 1881 - March 1885

March 4, 1885

Thomas A. Hendricks
(Cleveland)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

George F. Edmunds, President pro tempore of the Senate

No V.P. September 1885 - March 1889

March 4, 1889

Levi P. Morton
(B. Harrison)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

John J. Ingalls, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1893

Adlai E. Stevenson
(Cleveland)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Levi P. Morton, retiring Vice President

March 4, 1897

Garret A. Hobart
(McKinley)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Adlai E. Stevenson, retiring Vice President

No V.P. November 1899 - March 1901

March 4, 1901

Theodore Roosevelt
(McKinley)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

William P. Frye, President pro tempore of the Senate

No V.P. September 1901 - March 1905

March 4, 1905

Charles W. Fairbanks
(T. Roosevelt)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

William P. Frye, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1909

James S. Sherman
(Taft)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Charles W. Fairbanks, retiring Vice President

No V.P. October 1912 - March 1913

March 4, 1913

Thomas R. Marshall
(Wilson)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Jacob H. Gallinger, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 5, 1917

Thomas R. Marshall
(Wilson)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Willard Saulsbury, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1921

Calvin Coolidge
(Harding)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Thomas R. Marshall, retiring Vice President

No V.P. August 1923 - March 1925

March 4, 1925

Charles G. Dawes
(Hoover)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Albert B. Cummins, President pro tempore of the Senate

March 4, 1929

Charles Curtis
(Hoover)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Charles G. Dawes, retiring Vice President

March 4, 1933

John N. Garner
(F. D. Roosevelt)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Charles Curtis, retiring Vice President

January 20, 1937

John N. Garner
(F. D. Roosevelt)

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Joseph T. Robinson, U.S. Senator

January 20, 1941

Henry A. Wallace
(F. D. Roosevelt)

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

John N. Garner, retiring Vice President

January 20, 1945

Harry S. Truman
(F. D. Roosevelt)

South Portico, White House

Henry A. Wallace, retiring Vice President

No V.P. April 1945 - January 1949

January 20, 1949

Alben W. Barkley
(Truman)

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Stanley F. Reed, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

January 20, 1953

Richard M. Nixon
(Eisenhower)

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

William F. Knowland, U.S. Senator

January 21, 1957

Richard M. Nixon
(Eisenhower)

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

William F. Knowland, U.S. Senator

January 20, 1961

Lyndon B. Johnson
(Kennedy)

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House of Representatives

No V.P. November 1963 - January 1965

January 20, 1965

Hubert H. Humphrey
(L. B. Johnson)

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

John W. McCormack, Speaker of the House of Representatives

January 20, 1969

Spiro T. Agnew
(Nixon)

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Everett M. Dirksen, Minority Leader of the Senate

January 20, 1973

Spiro T. Agnew
(Nixon)

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice

No V.P. October - December 1973

December 6, 1973

Gerald R. Ford
(Nixon)

House Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice

No V.P. August - December 1974

December 19, 1974

Nelson A. Rockefeller
(Ford)

Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol

Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice

January 20, 1977

Walter F. Mondale
(Carter)

East Portico, U.S. Capitol

Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives

January 20, 1981

George H. W. Bush
(Reagan)

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Potter Stewart, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

January 20, 1985

George H. W. Bush
(Reagan)

Privately in North Entrance Hall, White House

Potter Stewart, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

January 21, 1985

George H. W. Bush
(Reagan)

Publicly in Rotunda, U.S. Capitol

Potter Stewart, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

January 20, 1989

J. Danforth Quayle
(Bush)

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Sandra Day O'Connor, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

January 20, 1993

Albert Gore, Jr.
(Clinton)

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Byron R. White, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

January 20, 1997

Albert Gore, Jr.
(Clinton)

West Front, U.S. Capitol

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

January 20, 2001

Richard Cheney
(Bush)

West Front, U.S. Capitol

William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

January 20, 2009

Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
(Obama)

West Front, U.S. Capitol

John Paul Stevens, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court