John Quincy Adams. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 8th, 11th, and 12th Massachusetts Congressional districts, depending on the year. He was elected to the office first in the 1830 election and took office on March 4, 1831, just two years after leaving the Presidency. He was a congressman until his death on February 23, 1848, at the ripe old age of 80 years.
It must have been strange for, say, the Speaker of the House to refer to most congressmen as congressmen and refer to JQA as "Mr. President."
Yes- he served in the Virginia state house and served as US Congressman, US Senator, Governor of Virginia and Vice-president before he was president.
Mostly notably, Quincy Adams served as a US Congressman after being president.
Yes, indeed. He served some 17 years as a congressman after he was president/
James Madison, the fourth president, served a term in Congress before he was President. He was the first president with experience in Congress.
Yes as long as they are older than 35 and had not already served two terms as president.
John Q. Adams was a Congressman after he was president and Andrew Johnson was elected to the Senate.
No. Jackson was never Speaker of the House- he served only was one year and not influential as a Congressman. He did run for president in 1824 and was close to being elected.
John Tyler served both houses of the US Congress. After he was President he served in the confederate congress .
John Tyler was a representative to the Confederate Congress after he was President.
He practiced law before he entered politics. Before he was president he served in the New Hampshire legislature and later as US Congressman and US Senator.
The only U.S. president who was never elected as president or vice president is Gerald Ford. He was a Congressman who was appointed to office. He ran for a second term, but lost to Jimmy Carter.
John F. Kennedy was a naval officer,author,congressman and senator before being elected as president.
Unlike the president, there is no limit as to how many times a congressman can be reelected. The longest serving congressman to date is 87-year old John Dingle from Michigan. He has served since 1955.
Before he was President, Pierce served in the New Hampshire legislature , as a US Congressman from NH and as a US Senator.
John Quincy Adams was elected to the House of Representatives after he was President. Andrew Johnson served as US Senator after he left the presidency.
No, the president cannot fire a senator or a congressman. The reason being that they are our elected officials, and doing so would be unconstitutional. If a president could fire a congressman or senator there would be no point in having a congress, for the president could just fire anyone that does not agree with him. By doing so, whatever he wants gets passed, making him a tyrant, which stands against everything this country stands for.
PCH: senator Prior to his presidency, he served as a Congressman and Senator from Maryland.
Yes. John Quincy Adams served in the House of Representatives fter he was President. (In fact, he died in office.) Andrew Johnson was a US Senator after he was President.
In 2012, Vice-president Joe Biden is being challenged by Congressman Paul Ryan for this position.
John Scott Harrison (1804-1878) was the son of President William H Harrison and the father of President Benjamin Harrison. He served two terms as a US Congressman.
Gerald Ford is the only man who be both President and Vice President without being elected to either position. In 1973 following the resignation of Vice President Spiro Agnew, President Richard Nixon appointed House Minority Leader and Congressman Gerald Ford to replace Agnew as the Vice President. Ford served as the Vice President from 1973 until 1974 when Nixon resigned from the Presidency following the Watergate scandal. Ford served as president from 1974 until 1977 when he was replaced as President by Jimmy Carter.
George Washington, our first president.
He was a US Congressman and Senator, the Governor of both Tennessee and Texas, the father of eight children and served as the President of the Republic of Texas for two terms.
Andrew Jackson was the 7th President of the United States, serving from 1829 to 1836. He also served as US Congressman in 1796-1797 and US Senator from TN in 1797-1798 and again in 1823-1825.