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James madison jr (march 16, 1751 – june 28, 1836) was an american statesman and founding father who served as the fourth president of the united states. James madison, fourth president of the united states lithograph after an original painting by gilbert stuart, circa 1828, from the library of congress click here. James madison was one of america's founding fathers and the country's fourth president learn more at biographycom.