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Name Schuyler Colfax
Gender Male
Birth[1] 23 Mar 1823 New York City, New York, United States
Death[1] 13 Jan 1885 Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States
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Schuyler Colfax Jr. (; March 23, 1823 – January 13, 1885) was a United States Representative from Indiana (1855–1869), Speaker of the House of Representatives (1863–1869), and the 17th Vice President of the United States (1869–1873). To date, he is one of only two Americans (John Nance Garner in the 20th century being the other) to have served as both House speaker and vice president.

President Ulysses S. Grant and Colfax, 46 and 45 respectively at the time of their inauguration, were the youngest Presidential team until the inauguration of Bill Clinton and Al Gore in 1993.

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