Jacob Michael Edwards (August 4, 2003 - December 19, 2112) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 49th President of the United States from 2044 until 2052. At the time of his election, he was the youngest person to be elected president of the United States. He was also the first person to be elected president from the state of Vermont. Edwards had previously served as a U.S. Senator from Vermont from 2038 to 2044 and as a member of the Vermont State Senate from 2036 to 2038.
Edwards was born in Burlington, Vermont on August 4, 2003. His father was an attorney who had opened a successful law practice, and his mother was a history teacher at a local high school. In 2021, Edwards enrolled in Cornell University, which he graduated from in 2025. The following year, he enrolled in Harvard Law School, which he attended for three years before graduating in 2028. Following graduation, Edwards and a business partner opened their own law practice, which ended up being highly successful.
In 2032, Edwards entered politics, being elected county executive of Lamoille County, Vermont, which he served as for four years. In 2036, he was elected to the Vermont State Senate, and went on to be elected as a U.S. Senator from Vermont in 2038. During his time as a senator, Edwards was a vocal critic of the administration of President Elise Stefanik.
In 2044, Edwards launched his own presidential bid. Amid a close race, he emerged as the frontrunner, eventually gaining enough delegates to become the Democratic nominee. He defeated Vice President George LeMieux in a close race in November 2044, becoming the 49th President of the United States. During his first term, he acted on a very progressive agenda, accomplishing many reforms such as the Common Sense Act, the Privacy Act, the Fair Elections Act, and the Consumer Protection Act. During his second term, Edwards furthered his agenda, passing the Melting Pot Act, the
Early life and career
Jacob Michael Edwards was born on August 4, 2003 at UVM Medical Center Integrity and Compliance in Burlington, Vermont. He was the third president to have been born in Vermont, and the first to be elected from the state. His mother, Madeline Tomasi (1979-2081), was a history teacher born in Boston, Massachusetts of mostly French descent, with some German, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. His father, Michael Edwards (1977-2074), was a successful lawyer born in Brooklyn, New York of mostly English descent, with some German, Danish, Spanish, and Irish descent. His parents met at Stanford University in 1996, and were married in Stowe, Vermont on May 14, 2000, three years before Edwards was born.