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James Monroe

Born: 1758-04-28 - Died: 1831-07-04
Cause of Death:
Heart Failure

Death Summary: Monroe died in New York City after moving in with his daughter and her new husband. He died of heart failure and tuberculosis.

Though he was the 5th president, he was the thrid president to die on Independence Day, 55 years after the Declaration of Independence was signed. The first two were John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

Monroe was buried in New York at his daughter's husband's family's vault, but was later moved to the President's Circle at the Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.

Who was James Monroe : James Monroe was the fifth president of the United States. He held office from 1817 to 1825. During his time, the acquisition of Florida was made, the Missouri Compromise, and the Monroe Doctrine, which severed all ties with France left from the war of 1812.
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