Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the USA.
In the early 1820s, Jackson served briefly in the Senate. He became a major general in the War of 1812 and a national hero when he defeated the British at New Orleans. By 1828 he had joined 'Old Hickory' to win numerous state elections and control of the Federal administration in Washington.
Freidel, Frank and Hugh S. Sidey, The Presidents of the United States, White House Historical Association, Washington, DC, 1994.