Van Buren Martin
Related to Van Buren Martin: Van Buren Administration
Martin Van Buren
Van Bu·ren(văn byo͝or′ən), Martin 1782-1862.
The eighth president of the United States (1837-1841), who served as vice president (1833-1837) under Andrew Jackson before being elected president in 1836. His administration was marked by the financial crisis of 1837 and opposition to the annexation of Texas.
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