Lithographic print of our eighth President, Martin Van Buren by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg of Hartford, Connecticut, dated 1844. Van Buren was a founder of the Democratic Party, and served as ninth governor of New York, the tenth US Secretary of State, and President from 1837 to 1841. He was the first President to have been born a US citizen.
Martin Van Buren was an American statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States from 1837 to 1841. A founder of the Democratic Party, he had previously served as the ninth governor of New York, the tenth United States secretary of state, and the eighth vice president of the United States.