List of fictional United States Presidents G-M

The following is a list of fictional United States presidents, G through M.

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Acting President Hal Gardner
*Acting President in: "24 (2007-2009)"
*After Charles Logan is arrested in fifth-season finale of "24", Gardner would be next in line of succession
*Played by: Ray Wise
*Presidency never shown on screen
*Party: Republican

President Ransom W. Gardner
*President in "Promises to Keep", novel by George Bernau
*Elected Vice President under John Trelawney Cassidy, he assumed the acting presidency following an assassination attempt on President Cassidy in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963.
*He is elected as the 36th President of the United States in November 1964.
*Following misadventure in Vietnam, he is challenged for the Democratic nomination by the now-recovered President Cassidy in 1968 and leaves office in January 1969.

President Garner
*President in: "" episodes "Meet John Doe", "I Now Pronounce You..." and "Lois and Clarks"
*Played by: Fred Willard

President Thomas Edison (Shy) Garland
*President in: "Father's Day", novel by John Calvin Batchelor
*Former astronaut, former senator from Texas, nicknamed Shy and a nephew of LBJ.
*Elected vice president under Theodore G. Jay in 2000, assumes the reins of power as acting president, as per the 25th Amendment, after Jay goes on a leave of absence due to a deep depression. Garland was much more popular than President Jay and attempted to have Jay ruled unfit by Congress and the Cabinet when Jay tries to reassume the presidency. He also orchestrated a military coup to assassinate Jay if the attempt to have Jay declared unfit fails. Codenamed "Father's Day"?
*Party: Democratic

President Johnny Gentle
*President in: "Infinite Jest", novel by David Foster Wallace
*Has an obsessive-compulsive phobia of contamination; founder of the "Clean U.S. Party"
*A former "famous crooner", he wins the presidency on a promise to make America a cleaner place. As part of his solution he makes a large portion of New England (the "Concavity") into a toxic waste dump and forcibly gives this territory to Canada.

President Joseph Galbrain
*President in: "XIII (comic)"
*Comes after William B. Sheridan
*Comes before Walter "Wally" Sheridan

President Mays Gilliam
*President in: "Head of State"
*An alderman from Washington D.C., Gilliam was chosen by his party to replace the deceased presidential nominee. Gilliam narrowly defeats a sitting vice-president becoming America's first Black President.
*Played by: Chris Rock

President Lancelot R. Gilligrass
*President in: "Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator"
*Presides over the construction of a "Space Hotel" orbiting the earth; when Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket's family board the Hotel, he mistakes them for Martians.
*Vice president is Elvira Tibbs, his former nanny.
*Well known for his inventions.

President Harold Goosie
*President in: "Black No More"
*Member of the Republican party

President Al Gore
*President in: Family Guy Episode" Meet the Quagmires"
*Introduces universal healthcare
*Eliminates all Street crime through strict Gun laws and enforcing education
*Part of an alternative, utopian Future
*Hunts down and Kills Osama Bin Laden by Strangling him to death.

President Graham
*President in: "Resident Evil 4"
*Daughter, Ashley Graham, kidnapped by the Spanish Cult Los Illuminados in 2004.
*Never shown during the course of the game, though he was the one to send Leon S. Kennedy to rescue his daughter.
*Unknown political orientation, though in-game references to terrorism suggest that he might be similar to President George W. Bush in regards to foreign affairs.
*First name not mentioned.

President Paul Green
*President in: "Fire", a novel by Alan Rodgers
*His wife, Ada, was killed after a plan crash and a series of medical mishaps while visiting the Soviet Union.
*Belongs to a church called the Armageddonists, which believes man is destnied to user in the end of the world.
*During a virus-caused crisis, is killed by an Air Force serviceman before he can make good his threats.

President Stewie Griffin
*President in Family Guy episode "Lois Kills Stewie".
*Caricature of George Washington
*Takes over the United States after he Infiltrates the CIA and is confronted with Stan Smith from American Dad!.
*Declares the law that you must throw apples at Peter Griffin.
*Outlaws the making of strait-to-video sequels to animated Disney films.
*Declares the law that all milk for human consumption must come from Hilary Swank's breasts.
*He is then assassinated by Peter Griffin.
*Political Party: Unknown

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President Dewey Haik
*President in the Fascist Corps running the United States in Sinclair Lewis's novel "It Can't Happen Here".
*Served as Commissioner of the Northeastern Province under President Buzz Windrip, then Secretary of War and High Marshal of the Minute Men.
*Collaborated in the coup d'état that removed Windrip and installed Lee Sarason as President. Shortly afterwards, Haik lead the assassination of Sarason and his own installation as President.
*Particularly brutal and repressive, Haik's rule made citizens "long for the liberal days of President Windrip".
*Later in Haik's administration, a major revolt developed against his rule, with significant defection of military forces. The final fate of this revolt and President Haik remain unknown as of the novel's end.

President Jeremy Haines
*President in: "The President's Plane Is Missing" and its sequel "Air Force One is Haunted" by Robert Serling.
*Is forced by circumstances to remain in hiding after the crash of Air Force One to complete diplomatic talks with the Premier of the Soviet Union.
*Later claims to have seen the ghost of Franklin D. Roosevelt aboard the new Air Force One.
*Widower
*Party: Republican
*Played by: Tod Andrews in the film based on the novel

President Charles Halsey
*President in: "The Outer Limits" episode "Trial by Fire"
*Shortly after being sworn in, President Halsey is faced with first contact with an armada of alien ships. As the planet arms nuclear weapons, Halsey attempts to communicate with the ships but is unsuccessful.
*Halsey is married to Elizabeth Halsey, has children and is considered a peace-loving liberal surrounded by hawkish military leaders; President Halsey and advisors are later killed by the aliens.
*Played by: Robert Foxworth

President Wesley Hamlin
*President in: "Moonfall" by Jack McDevitt
*Briefly referenced in the novel "Moonfall".
*Was governor of Illinois who won the presidential election of 2000.
*Is a distant relative of former Vice President Hannibal Hamlin.
*Narrowly survived an assassination attempt in 2003 by the father of a victim of a convicted killer he pardoned as governor. President Hamlin was left paralyzed from the waist down after his assassination attempt. Vice President Dan Sullivan and Secretary of State Bernie Phillips convince him not to resign.
*Re-elected in 2004.
*Opened his presidential library in 2011.
*Moved back to his home town in Illinois after leaving office.
*Party: Republican

President Judson C. "Judd" ("Major") Hammond
*President in: "Gabriel Over the White House"
*Hammond transforms into righteous leader during the Great Depression and revitalizes country while providing peace overseas, but dies in office.
*Played by: Walter Huston

President William "Bill" Haney
*President in: "My Fellow Americans"
*Haney served as vice president under President Russell P. Kramer before defeating incumbent President Matt Douglas. Later forced to resign.
*Played by: Dan Aykroyd
*"Republican"

President Harris
*President in: "Welcome to the Ark"
*Notes: Different from the two Harrises below.

President Baxter Harris
*President in: "Scary Movie 3" and "Scary Movie 4"
*Bumbling president who has to cope with alien invasions (in both movies).
*First name "Baxter" revealed in the 4th film of the franchise.
*Played by: Leslie Nielsen

President John Henry Harris
*President in Allan Folsom's novel "The Machiavelli Covenant" (New York: Tom Doherty Associates, January 2007 ISBN 0-765-31305-7 ISBN 978-0-765-31305-8)
*Back cover copy says Harris is "on the run ... from his murderous Cabinet."

President Andrew Harrison
*President in: "1945 (novel)"
*Was the Junior Senator from Nebraska in 1944, surprisingly designated as heir by Franklin Roosevelt when FDR retired after winning a quick war against Japan. It was left to Harrison to deal with Nazi Germany which meanwhile defeated the Soviet Union and totally dominated Europe.

President William Harrison
*President in: "The President" by Parker Hudson
*Harrison is an extreme liberal president, who becomes a Christian while in office.

President Spencer Harvey
*Presidency mentioned in: "Jack & Bobby"
*Notes: Resigned due to a corporate scandal

President Charles Haskell
*President in: Moonfall by Jack McDevitt
*Becomes the youngest vice president in history in the presidential election of 2020 at the age of 35.
*President Henry Kolladner's vice president.
*Becomes the nation's youngest president at 39 after President Kolladner is killed in a Marine One crash.
*Holds the nation together after hundreds of pieces of moon rock fall to Earth after a violent impact between a comet and the moon.
*Wins re-election in 2024.
*Relocates the nation's capital back to Philadelphia after Washington, D.C. is destroyed by a tsunami.
*Party: Democratic

President Arne Eino Haugen
*President in: "The General's President" by John Dalmas
*Born April 23, 1924
*First-Generation American with Finnish and Norwegian parents, Haugen was a businessman and an outdoorsman. He was appointed Vice-President by the sitting President, who then resigned.
*He was talked into the job by his friend, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Thomas Cromwell, who was President Donnelly's first choice but did not want the job. Ironically, Cromwell agreed to serve as Haugen's VP temporarily.
*Thanks to a declaration of emergency, Haugen had unprecedented powers, but he used them mainly to begin retsoring people's confidence in the government and the economy.
*Was the target of unsuccessful smear campaigns and assassination attempts by a cabal of high-placed government and industrialist interests known as the Holist Council.
*After Soviet energy weapon attacks that triggered huge quakes in California and Seattle, Haugen orders a retaliatory assassination of the Soviet Premier and Politburo via the same sort of weapon.
*Resigned soon after being shot.
*After his wife Lois was diagnosed with Lymphatic Cancer and he with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, the Haugens decide to go out together. The book ends with his letter to Cromwell detailing their already undertaken (and presumably successful) to row across a lake until they either expire or reach the other side.

President Henry Hayes
*President in "Stargate SG-1" and "Stargate Atlantis"
*Played by: William Devane
*His vice-president was Robert Kinsey, who had ties to the rogue element of the NID
*Hayes appears to be a veteran; in the episode The Lost City, part 1, he is revealed to have served alongside General Hammond, one of the show's heroes, with rank of Lieutenant.
*Party: Unknown, appears to be a political moderate.

President Jonathan Hayes
*President in: "First Daughter", "First Target" and "First Shot"
*Played by: Gregory Harrison

President Robert Hayes
*President in "Transfer of Power" and subsequent novels by Vince Flynn
*Party: Democratic
*Develops Parkinson's Disease, so is unable to seek re-election
*Once held in secure bunker for many days during a terrorist attack on the White House causing his unpopular VP Sherman Baxter to take control. Hayes resumed control some days after.

President Helman
*Presidency mentioned in: "Jack & Bobby"
*Helman was the first African-American president and visited Africa after the plague of 2018.

President Stephen Decatur Henderson
*President in "Mr. President", 1962 Broadway musical by Irving Berlin
*Henderson loses his bid for re-election.
*Played by Robert Ryan

President Dave Hepler
*President in " [http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Wikinews:Bad_jokes_and_other_deleted_nonsense#Dave_Hepler The Dave Hepler Saga] ", a series of alternative history novels.
*Dave Hepler becomes the 44th President of the United States after the Bush Administration's embarrassing debacle in "The War on Terror", tips the political scale back in the favor of the Democrats. Dave promises the American people a new Golden Age in his campaign and leads his country bravely during the numerous wars it becomes involved in, including the Canadian War and World War III.

President Zach Herney
*President in "Deception Point" by Dan Brown

President Art Hockstader
*Former President in "The Best Man" (1964) by Gore Vidal
*Played by Lee Tracy

President Paul Hollister
*President in: "10.5" and ""
*During his administration, much of the West Coast was devastated by a massive earthquake.
*Played by: Beau Bridges

President Wendell Holmes
*President (2010-2015) in the 1939 Robert A. Heinlein novel "For Us, the Living".

President David Hoope
*President in the manga and anime series "Death Note"
*Elected in 2008 (whether it is his first or second term is unstated)
*Is blackmailed by the rogue detective Mello with the threat of using the Death Note to force him to launch a nuclear strike, dies of an apparent suicide in the Oval Office in 2009.
*Authorizes the creation of the SPK (Special Provisions for Kira) task force to pursue the international mass-murderer Kira and secure the Death Note.

President Courtney Hoover
*President in: Anthony Horowitz's "Nightrise"

President J. Edgar Hoover
*President in: Red Dwarf episode Tikka To Ride
*In the alternate timeline created by the Red Dwarf crew (caused by knocking Lee Harvey Oswald out the window of the Texas Book Depository, Hoover succeeded JFK as president after Kennedy was impeached.
*Hoover was forced to run by the mob, who blackmailed him with photos of him at a transvestite orgy.

President Jonathan Vincent Horne
*Succeeds Peter Ross in the DC Comics universe after Ross resigns.

President Robert Hovelmann
*President in "A Clean Escape", a short story by John Kessel
*Played by Sam Waterston in the 2007 television adaptation, part of "Masters of Science Fiction".

President Eve Hubbard
*One of the many presidents in Robert Anton Wilson's Schrödinger's Cat trilogy
*Star of the movie "Gentleman Prefer Clones", President Hubbard reformed criminal code, ending victimless crimes. She encouraged space migration, life extension, extensive automation of industry and other scientific research projects (see also SMI²LE).
*Party: Libertarian Immortalist ("No more death and taxes!")

President Hudson
*President in: "Mostly Harmless" by Douglas Adams
*Ordered the bombing of Damascus
*According to rumours very influenced by astrology in his decisions, especially advices given by astrologer Gail Andrews
*Has "recently passed away" in the beginning of the novel

President Harley M. Hudson
*President in: "Advise and Consent" by Allen Drury
*Former governor of Michigan (Delaware in the movie) who is elected Vice-President.
*Succeeds to presidency upon death of unnamed predecessor
*In the book's sequel, "A Shade of Difference", Hudson becomes a national hero for standing up to threats by the Soviets at a conference in Geneva, and is dubbed "Fearless Peerless" by the press.
*Possibly modeled on President Harry Truman
*Assassinated via sabotage to Air Force One in a later volume of the "Advise and Consent" series
*Played in the movie version by: Lew Ayres

President Huffman
*President in: "Destroy All Humans"
*Assassinated by Crypto, who later takes his place desguised as Huffman

President Mark Hunt
*Elected president in Larry Burkett's "The Illuminati"
*Assassinated by "The Society" for not being a puppet, succeeded by Kathy Alton
*Party: Democratic

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President Itchy
*President of "The Simpsons Movie".
*After Itchy returns home from the moon, he is regarded as a hero and is elected president.
*His V.P. candidate was Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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President Phillip Jackson
*President of "The Road to President Series", game series ran by Ken Kerns aka Mike Adams.
*Defeated President Long by winning the Electoral College while losing the popular vote. United the Republican party after their collapse in the prior election under a scandal plagued plaigerist candidate.
*Former Republican Governor of Florida.
*First African American president in the series.

President Robby Jackson
*Was President just prior to "The Teeth of the Tiger" by Tom Clancy
*Was Vice President under Jack Ryan, and became the first black President when Jack resigned for the purpose of allowing him to be the first black President. Jackson was later assassinated by a man dubbed "the last of the Klan" by the media.

President Edward M. Jason
*President in: "Come Nineveh, Come Tyre", by Allen Drury
*Early in his administration, the United States government is overthrown by a Soviet conspiracy, due in large part to President Jason's naivete and incompetence.
*Commits suicide when the consequences of his actions become clear.

President James Johnson
*President in: ""
*The 44th President, preceded by President George Sears (Solidus Snake). After Sears "resigned" in 2005, Johnson became the President, and was re-elected in 2008; Johnson claims the election was a farce. He claims he is a puppet of The Patriots, a secret group that controls the United States, and which decides the elections. During the in 2009, Johnson was assassinated by Revolver Ocelot as part his unwilling involvement in the S3 Plan.

President Maria Juarez
*President in: "The Light of Other Days" (2000) by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter
*First female President of the United States, for at least one term (2037-2041)
*Party: not Republican, since that party is accused of "dirty tricks" against Juarez's party headquarters.

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President Charles Foster Kane
*President in: "Back in the USSA" by Eugene Byrne and Kim Newman.
*In this alternate history novel, Kane is Theodore Roosevelt's running mate in 1912. They are elected but Roosevelt is assassinated before the inauguration and Kane becomes President. Kane's policies cause great unrest and he is overthrown by a left-wing revolution.
*Party: Republican

President Florentyna Kane
*President in: "The Prodigal Daughter" and "Shall We Tell the President?" by Jeffrey Archer
*"Shall We Tell the President" was first written before Archer devised the Florentyna Kane character, and the president was originally Ted Kennedy. In a later revision of this work, Archer replaced Kennedy with his presidential candidate from "The Prodigal Daughter".
*Kane (née Rosnovski) becomes the first woman President at the end of the book, after the former incumbent dies of a heart attack while jogging.
*Party: Democratic

President Kang
*President in: "The Simpsons" – "Treehouse of Horror VII" episode
*The hostile alien Kang was elected President in 1996 after he and his companion Kodos captured and impersonated presidential candidates Bill Clinton and Bob Dole.
*Played by: Harry Shearer (voice)
*Party: Republican.

President Ed Kealty
*President in: "The Teeth of the Tiger" by Tom Clancy
*Ed Kealty took over the presidency after President Robby Jackson was assassinated. Kealty previously failed to secure the president when he tried to say he never officially resigned after the events of Debt of Honor's final pages.
*Party: Probably Democrat

President John Keeler
*President in: "24" (2005-2006)
*Played by: Geoffrey Pierson
*Keeler was elected after President David Palmer withdrew from the race. As part of a day of unprecedented terrorist strikes, Air Force One is shot down, critically injuring Keeler and killing dozens of others including the President's son, Kevin; Vice President Charles Logan assumes the presidency. His fate was never revealed, though Logan was still the president 18 months later, likely indicating that Keeler either was killed, or still remained physically unable to hold the office.
*Party: Republican.

President Tim Kegan
*President in: "Winter Kills", both book by Richard Condon and movie
*Assassinated president that is never fully seen during one flashback scene in movie. No credit was given to the arm.

President Keith
*President in: "A Sound of Thunder" by Ray Bradbury.
*Recently elected at story's opening.

President Kellogg
*President in "Man of the Year"
*Incumbent Democratic candidate up for re-election
*Won second term in re-election after Tom Dobbs declined the presidency

President Joshua Kellogg
*President in: "Joshua, Son of None", by Nancy Freedman
*Cloned from tissue taken from President John F. Kennedy shortly after his assassination, and deliberately raised so as to mimic President Kennedy's early life, in hopes of "re-creating" the original.
*Assassinated immediately after being sworn in as president

President Kendrick
*President in: "Secret Justice" by James W. Huston

President Francis Xavier Kennedy
*President in: Mario Puzo's "The Fourth K"
*Nephew of John F. Kennedy, served one term in the Senate. His first act as President is to donate his $40 million fortune to relieve the national debt.
* During his administration, the Pope is executed, his daughter kidnapped, and a bomb detonated in Manhattan. In retaliation, President Kennedy destroys the capital city of Dach in the fictional Arabian country of Sherbin. Kennedy is later re-elected due to an assassination attempt on his life.

President Clark Kent
*President in: "Action Comics" Annual #3 (1991)
*In a possible future, Pete Ross is running for President with Kent as his campaign manager. When an assassination attempt results in Ross being injured and Kent's secret identity being revealed, Ross insists Superman take his place as the Democratic nominee.
*President Kent is responsible for a series of satellites broadcasting solar power to Earth. He also worked towards multilateral disarmament, and the coalition of all superhero teams into the World Peace League.
*This future was observed by the time traveller Waverider, but negated soon afterwards.
*Party: Democratic

President Donald Kilbourne
*President in: Larry Burkett's "The Illuminati"
*Discredited for mishandling of west-coast earthquake/tsunami disaster and withdrew from election (replaced as candidate by Mark Hunt, who won)
*Party: Democratic

President Kerry Francis Kilcannon
*President in: Richard North Patterson's novels "Protect and Defend" and "Balance of Power", candidate in "No Safe Place".
*Kilcannon is a Democrat from New Jersey and was elected in 2000 at age 42 after defeating incumbent Vice-President Dick Mason for Democratic nomination. President Kilcannon appointed Caroline Masters as the first female Chief Justice of the United States.
*Kilcannon was a two term Senator and succeeded his older brother James, who was assassinated while running for President in 1988. Kilcannon's vice President was Ellen Penn, formerly Senator from California and is married in second marriage to Lara (née Costello) a former television news reporter.
*Party: Democratic

President Tom Kimball
*President in: "Captain America"
*Played by: Ronny Cox

President Robert Kinsey
*President in: "Stargate SG-1" TV-series
*A senator from Indiana, Kinsey was vice president under President Henry Hayes. Kinsey became president in two separate alternate timelines. He is tied to a group called the Trust, a cabal of international businessmen who are trying to obtain alien technologies for commercial purposes, largely by using Kinsey's power and influence in the U.S. government. At the end of Season 7, President Hayes forces him into retirement.
*Played by: Ronny Cox
*Party: Unknown. The character incorporates elements stereotypically attributed to both the Democrats (opposition to Defense spending, distrust of the military) and Republicans (religious fundamentalism, isolationism). The ambiguity is probably deliberate, in order not to alienate viewers of either political belief.

President George Ramsey Kirk
*President in E Pluribus Bang, a 1970 novel by David Lippincott
*He was the 39th President of the United States.
*His career was based on taking over for men who died in office.
*A former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, he was Vice President to President Jimmy Alderdice, who died five days into his terms
*President Kirk shot and killed a U.S. Secret Service Agent who he caught in bed with First Lady Ginger Kirk, his much younger wife.
*Faked his death in the crash of Marine One, and was exiled to an uncharted isle, his only companion Amelia Earhart.
*Was succeeded as President by former Speaker of the House Albert Poole.

President Hugh Tiberius Kissling
*President in: USGS Fourth Reset
*Former governor of the Midwest, defeated President John Mannion and later ordered successful airstrike against North Korean nuclear weapons silos.
*Party: Republican

President Benjamin Knight
*President in: "The Lucky Ones" by Doris Mortman
*Party: Democratic

President Orrin Knox
*President in: "The Promise of Joy" by Allen Drury
*Early in his presidency, a limited nuclear war breaks out between the U.S.S.R. and the People's Republic of China. President Knox is called on to mediate the conflict.

President Henry Kolladner
*President in: "Moonfall" by Jack McDevitt
*The nation's second African-American president.
*Elected president in 2020.
*During his term, he discovers he has colon cancer but refuses to inform the public, though he strongly believes that if he is re-elected in 2024, he will not live to complete his second term.
*During his administration, a comet by the name of Tomiko smashes into the moon, completely destroying it. Hours later, thousands of moonrocks fall to Earth creating massive tsunamis, earthquakes, and wildfires world-wide. He escapes on Marine One after a tsunami strikes Washington D.C. but the helicopter crashes after being struck by lightning, killing him, his wife Emily, and some members of his cabinet.
*Succeeded by Vice President Charles Haskell.
*Party: Democratic

President Russell P. Kramer
*President in: "My Fellow Americans"
*Born in Ohio, Kramer was a congressman and a senator and attempted to run for re-election as president but failed; according to Kramer, eighty million people voted against him. Famous for line "Our dreams are like our children." Later ran again for office as an independent with former President Matt Douglas.
*Played by: Jack Lemmon
*Independent, formerly Republican

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President Aaron Lake
*President in: The Brethren by John Grisham
*Lake wins by a landslide after a campaign initiated and maintained by the CIA.

President Gordon James Landers
*President in A More Perfect Union, an alternate history novel by Robert Stapp.
*Was from Illinois.
*In an alternate timeline President Abraham Lincoln allowed the South to leave the Union without opposition, and the Civil War was never fought.
*Both counties exist side by side until a nuclear standoff in 1980.
*President Landers authorized a mission for intelligence operative Cordell Vance to assassinate the Confederate President before he can launch a nuclear attack on the U.S..

President Hank Landry
*President in: "Stargate SG-1" episode "The Road Not Taken".
*President in an alternate universe, Landry reveals the existence of the Stargate to the world and as a result is forced to declare martial law and cancel all elections.
*Played by: Beau Bridges

President Langley
*President in: "Bookworm, Run" (short story, Vernor Vinge, 1965; anthologized in "The Complete Stories of Vernor Vinge," 2001)

President Eve Carol Larsen
*President in: "Quantico" by Greg Bear
*Served as Governor of Wisconsin before being elected President of the United States.
*Her administration had to deal with a series of planned bio-terrorist attacks on Rome, Jerusalem, and Mecca, orchestrated by rogue FBI agent Lawrence Winter.
*Party: Democratic

President (Helen) Lasker
*President in: "Contact" (novel, Carl Sagan, 1985)
*A two-term (1993-2001) female President who deals with the ramifications of alien contact. In the film adaptation ("Contact", 1997, dir: Robert Zemeckis), she was replaced by real-life President Bill Clinton, from authentic and slightly "doctored" archive footage of press conferences, meetings and TV appearances edited in such a way as to present fictional events. (Name "Helen" appears only in a Beta Version of the screenplay).

President Owen Lassiter
*President in: "The West Wing" (television)
*Mentioned only in one episode, Lassiter is a native of California, has a presidential library, was married and is presently deceased. Possibly resembles Ronald Reagan.
*In his Oval Office, President Lassiter had jars of sand and soil from land wherever American soldiers died. In the twilight of his life, he wrote an essay titled "The Need for an American Empire" to President Bartlet calling for opposition of Islamic fundamentalism.
*Toby Ziegler blames Lassiter for "anointing the regimes that haunt us today"
*Party: Republican

President Lenny Leonard
*President in: "The Simpsons" - "The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace" episode
*Former Springfield Nuclear Power Plant employee.
*Homer: "Marge, whatever happens, promise me you won't vote for Lenny."

President Limbaugh
*President in: the novel "Infinite Jest", by David Foster Wallace
*Presumably right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh.
*Wallace's novel is set in the near future (relative to its 1996 publication); Limbaugh is referred to as "recently assassinated."

President Lindberg
*President in: "The Fifth Element"
*President of the United Federated Territories.
*In the year 2263, Earth was threatened with destruction by the Ultimate Evil. After foolishly ordering a battleship to fire on the Evil (which destroyed the ship with all hands on board), Lindberg ordered Major Korben Dallas to find the five elements that would destroy the Evil (which he was able to do seconds before Earth would have been destroyed).
*Played by: Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr.

President Manfred Link
*President in: "First Family"
*Played by: Bob Newhart

President Abraham Linkidd
*President in: "Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew"
*Former president of the United Species of America (presumably serving the same term as his real world counterpart, Abraham Lincoln, from 1861-1865); a goat.
*Memorialized in Earth-C's version of Washington DC in the Linkidd Memorial.
*Party: Presumably Republican, or the party's Earth-C equivalent.

"'President Walter Nathaniel Livingston
*President in the book "Arc Light" by Eric L. Harry (1994)
*Was from New York
*President during the Russian invasion of China. When Russia plans to use tactical nuclear weapons to end the war, the Russians inform the U.S. to prevent an accident nuclear exchange.
*Russian General Zorin, not informed of the planned strike seizes the Strategic Rocket Forces headquarters and is informed of the U.S. high alert status.
*President Livingston has Secretary of State William Moore inform the Chinese of the impending attack, and they in turn launch a strike against the Russians.
*General Zorin believes the Chinese missiles are American, and launches the ICBMs under his control against the U.S. ICBMs in a counterforce strike, which kill over seven million Americans.
*The U.S. launches a far more well coordinated retaliatory strike against Russia, and President Livingston orders a unilateral cease fire.
*Is impeached for warning the Chinese which caused the strike against the U.S., and not gaining a commitment from the Russian for the removal of their nuclear weapons.
*Removed from office, and replaced with Vice President Paul Steven Constanzo.
*Party: Democratic

President Bedford Forrest Lockwood
*President in the novels The Better Angels (1979) and Shelley's Heart (1995) by Charles McCarry.
*Was from Kentucky, and served from 1993-1997 (The Better Angels) or 2001-2005 (Shelley's Heart).
*Defeated President Franklin Douglass Mallory, and ran against him four years later.
*Impeached for his ordering the assassination of King Ibn Awad, an Arab Monarch who was about to hand over two nuclear weapons to the terrorist group Eye of Gaza.
*Resigned after learning his chief of staff Julian Hubbard had his intelligence agent half brother Horace manipulate the computer returns giving Lockwood the election.
*Party: Democrat

President John Lockwood
*President in: "Wrong Is Right"
*Played by: George Grizzard
*His Vice President is Mrs. Ford (Rosalind Cash), an African-American woman.
*Sarcastically nicknamed "Honest John" by his rival, Franklin Mallory (Leslie Nielsen)

President Charles Logan
*President in: "24 (2006-2007)"
*Played by: Gregory Itzin
*Cabinet unanimously invoked the 25th Amendment after President Keeler is hospitalized following an attack on Air Force One. This is the second time the amendment has been invoked in the series, but the previous vote was strongly divided and was not executed legally.
*Eighteen months after being sworn in, he is still President (Keeler's fate is unknown) and signs a strategic defense treaty with the Russian President. Logan views this as the crowning achievement of his time in office, though the day is marred by the assassination of former President David Palmer and the threat of European terrorists releasing nerve gas on U.S. soil. He reinstates former CTU agent Jack Bauer to active duty after Bauer exposes Logan's chief of staff Walt Cummings' involvement in both. It is later revealed that Logan was one of the principal instigators of the day's events.
*Logan would eventually be exposed by Jack Bauer and his wife Martha Logan. He was arrested by the Secret Service once evidence incriminating Logan was presented to the Attorney General. He resigned in exchange for clemency, in order to spare the United States the spectacle of having a President on trial for murder and treason.
*During season six, he aided Jack Bauer in locating a terrorist named Gredenko, claiming to be a changed man.
*He was later stabbed by his wife, Martha Logan (played by Jean Smart), rupturing one of his main arteries. His fate is unknown.
*Party: Republican

President Eugene Lorio
*President in: "Jack & Bobby"
*Played by: Paul Sorvino
*His son died while serving in the War of the Americas.
*Elected as a Democrat in 2036, he says in a 2049 interview (as part of a documentary in the series' flash-forward) that he knew, going into the final debate of the 2040 campaign, that he would lose to either Republican candidate Dennis Morganthal or independent candidate Robert McCallister. This indicates he was an unpopular President, but the show never revealed why.
*Party: Democratic

President Furbish Lousewart
*One of the many presidents in Robert Anton Wilson's Schrödinger's Cat trilogy
*Author of "Unsafe Wherever You Go"
*Anti-technological Luddite
*Accidentally started World War III after mass arrests of suspected radicals
*Based at least in part on real-life third party Presidential candidate Ralph Nader, author of "Unsafe at Any Speed", whose policies Wilson dislikes; Nader's first run for president had not yet occurred when RAW wrote these books. Named after an endangered plant species, Furbish's Lousewort.
*Party: People's Ecology Party

President Alexander Joseph Luthor
*President in the DC Universe
*Impeached for the use of the illegal supersteroid Venom, the theft and use of an Apokyliptian Battle Suit, and the attempted murder of Superman and Batman. Succeeded by Vice-President Pete Ross
*Party: Tomorrow Party

President Jordan Lyman
*President in: "Seven Days in May"
*President Lyman was unpopular and controversial due to Republican opposition to a controversial arms control treaty with the Soviet Union, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff go as far as making a meticulously-planned attempt at a coup d'etat. Lyman, in the beginning depicted as rather mediocre and uncertain of himself, grows in the course of the book to exhibit the leadership needed for such an unprecedented crisis, and manages not only to foil the coup but also neatly defuse the crisis without leaving a traumatic imprint. Lyman is mentioned as being from Cleveland, Ohio.
*Played by: Fredric March
*Party: Democratic

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President Timothy Garde Macauley
*President in: "From the Files of the Time Rangers", a mosaic novel by Richard Bowes
*Called "The Once and Future President", Macauley is a central character in the novel.
*The scion of an immensely wealthy mother and an Irish politician father, Macauley is the favorite of various of the gods who twice manage to get him elected president.

President John Mackenzie
*President in: "First Daughter"
*Party affiliation unknown.
*Played by: Michael Keaton

President Henry Talbot MacNeil
*President in: "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea"
*"Voyage" ran for four seasons, from 1964-1968, but was set in the then-future years between 1973-1980. President MacNeil was elected in 1972 and evidently won re-election in 1976. His character appeared in at least a half-dozen episodes of the series, all in its first and second seasons. By all accounts he was extremely popular president domestically, and was extremely effective internationally. In one episode, it is stated that "Only MacNeil was able to prevent World War III when the peace talks broke down in 1973, and again last year." In addition to being president, he was on a first name basis with Admiral Harriman Nelson (Richard Basehart) and the two of them regularly played poker.
*President MacNeil has a rather inexplicable cameo appearance in the first episode of "Lost In Space", which was set in the then-future year of 1997, despite the fact that there was no way he could still have been eligible for office at that time.
*Played by: Ford Rainey

President James MacPherson
*President (2008-2012) in the Joel C. Rosenberg novels "The Last Jihad", "The Last Days", "The Ezekiel Option", "The Copper Scroll", and "Dead Heat" (unreleased)
*Was CEO of a successful investment firm called the Joshua Fund, his vice president Stuart Morris Iverson became Secretary of the Treasury and later attempted and failed to assassinate him
*Was Governor of Colorado
*Party: Republican (States he is a Republican in the book The Last Jihad)

President Franklin Douglass Mallory
*Former one term President running for re-election in The Better Angels (1979) and Shelley's Heart (1995) by Charles McCarry.
*Loses do to computer manipulation of the election results (The Better Angels), but exposes the plot and regains the Presidency after a Constitutional crisis
*Was a former fast food restaurant chain owner featuring egg meals, a former U.S. Senator from New York (The Better Angels) or Massachusetts (Shelley's Heart), and was President from 1989-1993 (The Better Angels) or 1997-2001 (Shelley's Heart).
*Was played by Leslie Nielsen in the movie Wrong is Right (1982), based loosely on The Better Angels
*Defeated an incumbent President when it was revealed the man had a sexual transmitted disease.
*Wife and business partner Marilyn died before he took office due to her taking birth control pills, (The Better Angels), and lover Susan Grant was murdered because she was carrying his child (Shelley's Heart).
*Appointed five Supreme Court Justices, three of which were killed in a terrorist attack.
*Lost to Beford Forrest Lockwood of Kentucky when Anchorman Patrick Graham revealed a secret plan for the U.S. to annex the non-Quebec parts of Canada.
*Took office for a second time in July 2005, replacing acting President Sam Clark.

President Malone
*President (1945-1950) in the 1939 Robert A. Heinlein novel "For Us, the Living"
*Was a senator.

President Man
*President in the 2001-2002 Tv series show Invader Zim.
*The leader of the USA who hails from President Land, President Man deals with important issues such as Moofy the girly ranger getting stuck in Zim's lawn and the return of Santa. His decisions have been known to be influenced by offerings of chocolate covered ninja star cookies. He was quick to give up all of his power to Santa upon his return.
*He is voiced by Jeffrey Jones

"'President Adair T. Manning
*President in the film
*Deals with a crisis in North Korea based on or intended to be the Ryanggang explosion
*Somewhat reluctant to use massive force against North Korea
*Vietnam veteran, served with the US Army Rangers
*Party: Unknown
*Draws some similarities with George W. Bush (Manning supports regime change, Bush's phrase "Axis of Evil" is used in the film title and the plot of the film speculates about the US response to the Ryanggang explosion)

President Manning
*President in "The Book of Fate"
*Someone attempted to assassinate him, however one of his aides was killed and another had his face disfigured.

President Julia Mansfield
*President in: "Hail To The Chief" (TV comedy, ABC; 1985)
*When not running the country or preventing World War III, the first woman to serve as commander-in-chief had to contend with a philandering husband and equally lascivious teenage son and daughter.
*Played by: Patty Duke

President Bradford March
*President in: "The Power", a novel by Colin Forbes
*Former Senator of a southern state

President Vincent Margolin
*President in: Clive Cussler's Dirk Pitt© novels "Deep Six", "Cyclops", "Treasure", "Dragon", and "Sahara"
*Originally the Vice President, Margolin became President in August 1989 by succession the end of "Deep Six" following the abduction and brainwashing of his predecessor by a Vietnamese criminal organization in the pay of the Soviet Union, and remained in office until 1996.
*Former Senator from Montana.

President James Marshall
*President in: "Air Force One"
*Qualities/attributes: A family man who loves his wife Grace and daughter Alice. He is also a decorated Vietnam veteran and a Medal of Honor winner.
*Promotes an interventionist line on foreign policy and a strong stance against terrorism.
*Personally responsible for retaking Air Force One after the plane was hijacked by Russian nationalists.
*Party or other political beliefs unspecified.
*First-term President, up for re-election later on in the year that the film is set in
*Home State: Iowa. The novel of the film states he was the Former Governor of Iowa. The film also states he served a Congressman.
*Graduated from Notre Dame University
*Played by: Harrison Ford
*Republican (according to the novel by Max Alan Collins)

President Thomas Marshall
*President in "Protect and Defend" by Eric L. Harry (No relation to the book by Richard North Patterson)
*President Marshall ignored warnings of a Chinese attack on Siberia and Taiwan. He was later defeated by Governor Phil Bristol of California. Marshall was poisoned prior to Bristol's inauguration.
*Party: Democratic

President Kevin Martindale
*President in "Shadows Of Steele" by Dale Brown
*Continues as president for several other Brown novels
*Former two term vice president
*Former Secretary of Defense
*Former US Senator from Texas
*Defeated for reelection by Thomas Thorne of Virginia
*Reelected four years later (during the novel "Plan Of Attack"). Becomes the only president since Grover Cleveland to hold two nonconsecutive terms.
*During both elections, Martindale had female running mates
*Party Affiliation: Republican

President Richard Martinez
*President in "Cory in the House", the spinoff series from "That's So Raven;" and in Hannah Montana
*Played by: John D'Aquino
*Has a daughter, Sophie Martinez (Madison Pettis)

President Whitney Irving Mason
*President in: USGovSim 6th Reset
*Elected: 2016
*Party: Democrat
*State: North Carolina

President Ted Matthews
*President in: "My Fellow Americans"
*Matthews became President after President William Haney resigned. Later went to prison.
*Played by: John Heard
*Party: Republican

President William "Bill" Matthews
*President in: "The Devil's Alternative"
*Notes: novel by Frederick Forsyth. Based on Jimmy Carter.

President Max
*President in: "Sam & Max Season One", "Sam and Max Season Two"
*A hyperkinetic rabbity thing that becomes President by defeating the animated statue of Abe Lincoln.
*Manages to keep the presidency despite many allegations of war crimes, and selling the United States to Canada
* This happens in the fourth episode of the season, and becomes an in-joke for the rest of the season, and keeping it at least through the first episode of season two.

President Maxwell
*President in: "Seven Days"
*Played by: Holmes Osborne

President Robert "Bobby" McCallister
*President in: "Jack & Bobby"
*Born in Hart, Missouri, McCallister was a minister and later a congressman and governor of Missouri before being elected the 51st president in 2040.
*During his administration much of Chicago is destroyed by a nuclear bomb.
*Independent, having lost the Republican nomination

President Jillian McCallister
*Vice President in John Gurling novels
*Vice President under Jarrod Delport
*Succeeded Edward Garcia when he was killed in a plane crash
*Was Senator from West Virginia, married to Mark Spencer and has two daughters, Jenny and Sandra.
*Succeeds President Delport when his second term ends in 2044, she becomes the nominee and wins the election beating Arthur Davidson.
*First female Vice President and later President
*Party: Democratic
*Terms: 2039-2044 (Vice President) 2044-2048 (President)

President Leslie McCloud
*President in: "Kisses for My President"
*First female President, later resigns due to pregnancy.
*Played by: Polly Bergen

Richard Rick McLaughlin
*President in: USGovSim 5th Reset
*Party affiliation Republican
*Elected: 2012
*Opponent: Senator Thomas Peters

President Thomas McKenna
*President in: "World War III"
*Played by: Rock Hudson

President McKenna
*President in: "X-Men 2"
*Played by: Cotter Smith

President McNeil
*President in: "Futurama"
*Killed by Lrr of the Planet Omicron Persei 8

President Philip Riley Mead
*President in: "Deus Ex"
*Extremely unpopular president, said in a newspaper article to have a 35% approval rating

President William Menen
*President in "Dagger" by William Mason
*Target of a complex assassination plot, developed by the Soviets and led by his chief of staff and Vice-President.

President Harrison Miller
*President in: "Nano (book)" by John Robert Marlow

President Fillmard Millmore
*President in: "The Virgin President"
*Played by: Severn Darden

President Richard Mills
*President in: "Prison Break"
*A progressive President described as being well into his second term. He apparently chose Caroline Reynolds as his Vice-President because she was a woman. However he later tells her he will not support her in her own bid to seek nomination because he feels her ambition outweighs her integrity. She arranges his assassination soon after by having him poisoned, and is immediately sworn in as President.
*Played by: Daniel J. Travanti

President Mimeo
*President in: "Putney Swope"
*Played by: Pepi Hermine

President William Harrison "Bill" Mitchell/Dave Kovic
*President and Presidential decoy in: "Dave"
*Real President's qualities: Philandering heel, unpopular with voters, secretly estranged from the First Lady. Suffered a stroke and later dies.
*President Dave's qualities: Personable, loving and strongly pro-job growth. Reestablishes Mitchell's popularity with voters. Fakes death and later runs for Washington, D.C. City Council as Dave Kovic.
*An alumnus of Yale Law School.
*Party: Mitchell is possibly a Republican while Kovic is possibly a Democrat
*Both played by: Kevin Kline

President Horace C. Mitchell
*President in: "Saturday's Heroes"
*Played by: Charles Trowbridge

President Richard (Rich) E. Mogul
*President in: "Justice Squad"
*Took office after defeating George W. Bush in 2004 election.
*Ousted by the Justice Squad after invading a parallel dimension with super-powered soldiers.

Acting President Henry Moncas
*Very briefly the acting president in: Frederik Pohl's "Jem" (1979).
*Speaker of the House when president and vice president are killed in 21st century nuclear war.

President Richard Monckton
*President in: "", a novel and miniseries written by John Ehrlichman.
*Played by: Jason Robards
*Thinly-disguised characterizarion of Richard Nixon, based on Ehrlchman's time working in Nixon's administration. He's portrayed as devious, a grasper of power and a bit paranoid.

President Maxwell Monroe
*President in: "Under Siege"
*Played by: Hal Holbrook

President Judson Moon
*President in the "The Kid Who Became President" by Dan Gutman
*Prevented aggressive South American nation of Cantania from invading neighboring Boruguay, one of the world's biggest oil producers.
*Youngest president in U.S. history at age thirteen.
*Served 2001-2002, then resigned in favor of Vice President June Syers, who became the first African-American and female president.
*Party Affiliation: Lemonade (fictional party)

President Mordecai
*President in
*Only mentioned in passing by character Heywood Floyd
*In the movie of "2010", the President is drawn as the likeness of Arthur C. Clarke on a magazine cover.

President Rachel Moreno
*President in: "Madame President: The Unauthorized Biography of the First Green Party President" (novel), by Mark Dunlea
*A nurse, single mother, and advocate for universal health care and global fair trade prior to her candidacy
*Moreno is elected Vice-President during a disputed election in 2000 when Green Electors vote for the Democratic candidate in exchange for his acceptance of Moreno as his running mate; she ascends to the Presidency after the elected President dies of a drug interaction in August 2001.
*Party: Green

President Arthur Morgan
*President in: the John Grisham book "The Broker".
*He is said to be the most unpopular president in American history, having almost ignited World War Three. In his reelection campaign, Morgan lost every state and D.C. except Alaska for a count of 535-3. He was from Delaware, but at the start of the book plans to retire in Alaska and on his way out pardons D.C. lobbyist Joel Backman, leading to the events of the book.

President Arthur Morose
*President in: "By Dawn's Early Light"
*Was elected in the 1996 election.
*Miraculously survives the destruction of Washington, D.C. after domestic terrorists impersonating Russian radicals detonate a small nuclear device.
*Is thought to be dead along with most of his cabinet and the vice president. The Secretary of State, (played by Darren McGavin) on his way back from a summit in France, declares himself as the acting president. The president attempts to contact the Secretary of State after the S.O.S. approves the launch of a nuclear missile to Moscow.
*President Morose is found hours later by a military convoy and cancels the attack on Russia, narrowly avoiding a nuclear war.
*Played by Martin Landau in movie.
*Party: Democratic

President Elbridge Mosely
*President in "Winter Kills" by Richard Condon
*Was Vice President when President Tim Kegan was assassinated in Philadelphia on Feb. 22, 1960.

President Thomas D. Moss
*President in: "Mars and Beyond"
*Played by: Ed Asner

President Merkin Muffley
*President in: "Dr. Strangelove"
*Qualities/attributes: A balding middle-aged man with glasses, President Muffley is perhaps the only character in the movie who seems to have a 'down to earth' attitude towards an escalating nuclear crisis. However, his indecisiveness and desire to hear all sides and options "ad nauseam" renders him largely ineffective. Modeled after Adlai Stevenson.
*During his administration the Soviet Doomsday Device detonates, destroying most life on planet.
*See Merkin
*Quote: "Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the war room!"
*Party: (most possibly) Democratic
*Played by: Peter Sellers (One of three roles he plays in the film.

President Jack McAtee
*President in: "spy, hawke, pirate"
*Probably Republican, though it is not specified


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