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Millard Fillmore, 13th president of the United States

Robert J. Scarry

Millard Fillmore, 13th president of the United States

by Robert J. Scarry

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Published by R.J. Scarry in Moravia, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874.,
    • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 -- Birthplace.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert J. Scarry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE427 .S3 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2885790M
      LC Control Number84109845

      FILLMORE, MILLARD, a Representative from New York, Vice President and 13th President of the United States; born in Locke Township (now Summerhill), Cayuga County, N.Y., January 7, ; reared on a farm; largely self-taught; apprenticed to a clothier; taught school in Buffalo while studying law; admitted to the bar in and commenced practice in East Aurora, N.Y.; . 13th President of the United States Born on January 7, in Cayuga County, New York, Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States. President Fillmore was in .

      11th President 12th President 13th President: 14th President 15th President James Polk. - Zachary Taylor. - Millard Fillmore. - Franklin Pierce. - James Buchanan. - Millard Fillmore. Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States, the last to be a member of the Whig Party while in the White House.

      - Millard Fillmore (January 7, – March 8, ) the 13th President of the United States (–53), the last to be a member of the Whig Party while in the White House. A former congressman from New York, Fillmore was elected the nation's 12th Vice President in , and was elevated to the presidency by the death of Zachary TaylorK pins. It is a little-known fact that Millard Fillmore, the 13th president of the United States (), and his wife, Abigail, created the first permanent library in the White House. While many of their predecessors brought their personal libraries to the White House, they promptly removed them at the end of their stay.


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Millard Fillmore, 13th president of the United States by Robert J. Scarry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Millard Fillmore, a member of the Whig party, was the 13th President of the United States () and the last President not to be affiliated with either the Democratic or Republican parties. Millard Fillmore, the U.S.A.’s 13th president, is generally viewed by many historians as one the all-time worst.

Curiously, you would never have fathomed that after reading this biography. Interestingly, the author alludes to this fact in this book’s by: 9.

Millard Fillmore is best known for assuming the presidency after the death of Zachary Taylor, becoming the 13th U.S. president. Synopsis Millard Fillmore was Born: The stigma of the number thirteen runs deep in certain parts of the Western psyche. Those who suspect a modicum of truth in this numerical superstitious myth may find reinforcement in the fact that the thirteenth president of the United States, Millard Fillmore, remains a largely forgotten and mostly reviled historical figure/5(67).

The 13th president of the United States was Millard Fillmore. Millard was born on January 7th, in Monrovia, Cayuga County. He was the eldest son and second born in a family of eleven.

He was named after his mother, Phoebe Millard. His father Nathaniel Fillmore apprenticed him into cloth making in his early life. Millard Fillmore, 13th president of the United States (–53), whose insistence on federal enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act of alienated the North and led to the destruction of the Whig Party.

Elected vice president inhe acceded to the presidency on the death of Zachary Taylor (July ). Millard Fillmore () In Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution of the United States of America, the following requirements are stipulated for those wishing to hold the office of the President of the United States.

No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Millard Fillmore: The Life and Death of the 13th President of the United States, A Millard Fillmore Biography by Charles Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your : Charles Dudash. Millard Fillmore. 13th President of the United States (July 9, to March 3, ) Nickname: "The American Louis Philippe" Born: January 7,in Locke Township (now Summerhill), New York Died: March 8, in Buffalo, New York.

Abigail Powers Fillmore (Ma – Ma ), wife of Millard Fillmore, was First Lady of the United States from to FILLMORE, Millard, thirteenth president of the United States, born in the township of Locke (now Summerhill), Cayuga County, New York, 7 February ; died in Buffalo, New York, 7 March The name of Fillmore is of English origin, and at different periods has been variously written.

Including the son of the ex-president, the family can be traced through six generations, and, as. Millard Fillmore 13th President of the United States. — 12th Vice President of the United States. — Succeeded by 14th President Franklin Pierce Succeeded by 13th Vice President William R.

King: This profile is a work in progress. If you have additions, corrections or suggestions, please leave a message on the public. But a little over a year later, he resigned as Comptroller to take office as the Vice President of the United States.

Thanks to author Richard J. Scarry, and his book “Millard Fillmore,” we have in-depth (and honestly, pretty fascinating) background on America’s 13th President.

Many of the facts briefly laid out here can be attributed to. 07/10/ Millard Fillmore inaugurated Judge William Cranch administers the executive oath to Millard Fillmore, making Fillmore the nation's thirteenth President.

Knowing that Fillmore's sympathies lie with the proposed congressional compromise, regarding the number of free and slave states, Zachary Taylor's cabinet resigns unanimously. President Millard Fillmore sent Commodore Matthew C. Perry to open trade with Japan. At the U.S. Naval Academy, in front of Maury Hall, is a Japanese Bell, commemorating Commodore Matthew Perry.

Commodore Perry, on a Sunday inwhile sailing to Japan, set his Bible on the capstan and read Psalmthen sang. Get this from a library. Millard Fillmore, 13th president of the United States. [Kevin Law] -- Examines the life of Millard Fillmore from birth to death, including his. The president of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States, indirectly elected to a 4-year term by the people through the Electoral officeholder leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces.

Since the office was established in44 men have. As vice president of the United States, Millard Fillmore had an important role presiding overheated historic debates regarding slavery in the newly acquired territories of California and New Mexico.

His main duty, however, was to preside over the Senate to maintain a semblance of : Doug West. Millard Fillmore (Jan. 7, - March 8, ) served as America's 13th president from July 9,to March 4,having taken over after the death of his predecessor, Zachary in office, the Compromise of was passed which staved off the Civil War for eleven more years.

His other major accomplishment while president was the opening. Millard Fillmore (Hardcover) The American Presidents Series: The 13th President, By Paul Finkelman, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (Editor), Sean Wilentz (Editor) Times Books,pp. Publication Date:. The sudden death of Taylor pushed Millard Fillmore to the forefront although as vice president he had strongly differed with his senior on many matters.

Suddenly he found himself President of US. But being tired of compromise he had no wishes to run for a second term. In foreign affairs he had the foresight to open a trade mission with Japan. Professor Robert J. Rayback’s history of Millard Fillmore is still the best biography of the 13th President of the United States.

In one of the many unexplained, unfortunate quirks of history, most of the official papers of Fillmore’s administration were destroyed by his : Golden Springs Publishing. Millard Fillmore - The 13th President of the United States - ETYNTK ️👤🔊 United States, Presidents, Countries of the World, and Planets Presidents Fact Book .