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published: 11/28/10
updated: 2/12/14

American Presidents and Religion




President Religion
1. George Washington Episcopalian
2. John Adams Unitarian (formerly Congregationalist)
3. Thomas Jefferson no affiliation
4. James Madison Episcopalian
5. James Monroe Episcopalian
6. John Quincy Adams Unitarian
7. Andrew Jackson Presbyterian
8. Martin Van Buren Dutch Reformed
9. Wiiliam Henry Harrison Episcopalian
10. John Tyler Episcoplalian
11. James K. Polk Methodist
12. Zachary Taylor Episcopalian




13. Millard Fillmore Unitarian
14. Franklin Pierce Episcopalian
15. James Buchanan Presbyterian
16. Abraham Lincoln no affiliation
17. Andrew Johnson no affiliation
18. Ulysses S. Grant Presbyterian and Methodist
19. Rutherford B. Hayes no affiliation
20. James Garfield Disciples of Christ
21. Chester A. Arthur Episcopalian
22. Grover Cleveland Presbyterian
23. Benjamin Harrison Presbyterian
24. Grover Cleveland Presbyterian
25. William McKinley Methodist
26. Theodore Roosevelt Dutch Reformed
27. William Howard Taft Unitarian
28. Woodrow Wilson Presbyterian
29. Warren G. Harding Baptist
30. Calvin Coolidge Congregationalist
31. Herbert Hoover Quaker
32. Franklin D. Roosevelt Episcopalian
33. Harry S. Truman Baptist
34. Dwight D. Eisenhower Presbyterian
35. John F. Kennedy Roman Catholic
36. Lyndon Johnson Disciples of Christ
37. Richard Nixon Quaker
38. Gerald R. Ford Episcopalian
39. Jimmy Carter Baptist
40. Ronald Reagan Presbyterian
41. George H.W. Bush Episcopalian
42. Bill Clinton Baptist
43. George W. Bush Methodist
44. Barack Obama unaffiliated