Andrew Jackson (Old Hickory)

Army

Military hero and seventh president of the United States (1829'37). Captured Pensacola twice from the Spanish, once during the First Seminole War and again during the War of 1812. After receiving Florida from Spain in 1821 for the United States, Jackson became Florida's 1st Territorial Governor.

Birth Location: 
South Carolina, US
Birth Date: 
3/15/1767
Death Location: 
Nashville, Tennessee, US
Death Date: 
6/8/1845