PRESIDENTIAL PARDONS

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Presidential Clemency Actions, 1789-2001

"Clemency actions" include pardons, conditional pardons, commutations of sentence, remissions, etc. For details of particular pardons, see Notable Pardons; for more information on pardons law and process, see JURIST's Presidential Pardons home page.

BY DATE
George Washington 16
John Adams 21
Thomas Jefferson 119
James Madison 196
James Monroe 419
John Quincy Adams 183
Andrew Jackson 386
Martin Van Buren 168
William H. Harrison 0
John Tyler 209
James K. Polk 268
Zachary Taylor 38
Millard Fillmore 170
Franklin Pierce 142
James Buchanan 150
Abraham Lincoln 343
Andrew Johnson 654
Ulysses S. Grant1332
Rutherford B. Hayes 893
James Garfield 0
Chester Arthur 337
Grover Cleveland *1107
Benjamin Harrison 613
William McKinley * 918
Theodore Roosevelt * 981
William H. Taft 758
Woodrow Wilson2480
Warren G. Harding 800
Calvin Coolidge1545
Herbert Hoover1385
Franklin D. Roosevelt3687
Harry S. Truman2044
Dwight D. Eisenhower1157
John F. Kennedy 575
Lyndon B. Johnson1187
Richard Nixon 926
Gerald Ford 409
Jimmy Carter 566
Ronald Reagan 406
George Bush 77
Bill Clinton 456
 
BY NUMBER
Franklin D. Roosevelt3687
Woodrow Wilson2480
Harry S. Truman2044
Calvin Coolidge1545
Herbert Hoover1385
Ulysses S. Grant1332
Lyndon B. Johnson1187
Dwight D. Eisenhower1157
Grover Cleveland *1107
Theodore Roosevelt * 981
Richard Nixon 926
William McKinley * 918
Rutherford B. Hayes 893
Warren G. Harding 800
William H. Taft 758
Andrew Johnson 654
Benjamin Harrison 613
John F. Kennedy 575
Jimmy Carter 566
Bill Clinton 456
James Monroe 419
Gerald Ford 409
Ronald Reagan 406
Andrew Jackson 386
Abraham Lincoln 343
Chester Arthur 337
James K. Polk 268
John Tyler 209
James Madison 196
John Quincy Adams 183
Millard Fillmore 170
Martin Van Buren 168
James Buchanan 150
Franklin Pierce 142
Thomas Jefferson 119
George Bush 77
Zachary Taylor 38
John Adams 21
George Washington 16
James Garfield 0
William H Harrison 0

* estimates


SOURCES: P.S. Ruckman Jr., Federal Executive Clemency in the United States, 1995; Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2001

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