Thomas Pinckney
General Thomas Pinckney.jpg
2nd President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1797 – March 4, 1805
Vice President John Adams (1797-1805)
Alexander Hamilton (1805-1813)
Preceded by George Washington
Succeeded by Alexander Hamilton
36th Governor of South Carolina
In office
February 20, 1787 – January 26, 1789
Lieutenant Governor Thomas Gadsden
Preceded by William Moultire
Succeeded by Charles Pinckney
United States Minister to Great Britain
In office
August 9, 1792 – July 27, 1796
Appointed by George Washington
Preceded by John Adams
Succeeded by Rufus King
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from St. Philip's and St. Michael's Parish
In office
January 3, 1791 – December 20, 1791
Personal details
Born October 23, 1750
Charleston, South Carolina
Died November 2, 1828
Charleston, South Carolina
Political party Federalist
Alma mater Westminister School
Oxford University
Military service
Allegiance US flag with 16 stars by Hellerick United States
Service/branch Continental Army
Years of service 1775-1783
Rank US-O4 insignia Major
Unit Flag of South Carolina 1st South Carolina Regiment
Battles/wars American Revolutionary War