Daniel D. Tompkins

American politician; sixth vice president of the United States (1774–1825)

Daniel D. Tompkins (June 21, 1774 – June 11, 1825) was an entrepreneur, jurist, congressman, governor of New York, and the sixth vice president of the United States from 1817 to 1825.

Daniel D. Tompkins
Official portrait by John Wesley Jarvis
6th Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1817 – March 4, 1825
PresidentJames Madison
Preceded byElbridge Gerry
Succeeded byJohn C. Calhoun
4th Governor of New York
In office
July 1, 1807 – February 24, 1817
LieutenantJohn Broome
DeWitt Clinton
John Tayler
Preceded byMorgan Lewis
Succeeded byJohn Tayler (acting)
Associate Justice of the New York Supreme Court of Judicature
In office
July 2, 1804 – July 1, 1807
Succeeded byWilliam W. Van Ness
Member of the New York State Assembly from New York County
In office
July 1, 1802 – June 30, 1803
Personal details
BornJune 21, 1774
Scarsdale, Province of New York, British America (now New York, U.S.)
DiedJune 11, 1835
Castleton, Staten Island, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Spouse(s)Hannah Minthrone