Second inauguration of James Madison

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Second Presidential Inauguration of James Madison
Date March 4, 1813; 201 years ago (1813-03-04)
Location United States Capitol,
Washington, D.C.
Participants President of the United States, James Madison
Assuming office
Chief Justice of the United States,
John Marshall
Administering oath
Vice President of the United States
Elbridge Gerry
Assuming office

The second inauguration of James Madison as the fourth President of the United States was held on Thursday, March 4, 1813, in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol.[dubious ]. The inauguration marked the commencement of the second four-year term of James Madison as President and the only term (which lasted approximately one and a half years) of Elbridge Gerry as Vice President. John Marshall, Chief Justice, administered the oath of office to Madison.[1]

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  1. ^ "President James Madison, 1813". Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Retrieved 2009-01-23. 

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