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13 - Millard Fillmore

Personal Statistics:

Birth Date: January 7, 1800

Birthplace: Locke Township, Cayuga County, New York

Father: Nathaniel Fillmore (1771-1863)

Mother: Phoebe Millard (1780-1831)

Height at Prime: 6 feet

Physical Description: Well built, wavy and unruly hair, light complexion, high forehead, blue eyes

Religion: Unitarian

1st Wife: Abigail Powers (March 13, 1798 – March 30, 1853)

1st Marriage Date: February 5, 1826

1st Marriage Place: Home of the bride’s brother (Judge Powers), Moravia, New York

Children:

-- Millard Powers Fillmore (April 25, 1828 – November 15, 1889)

-- Mary Abigail Fillmore (March 27, 1832 – July 26, 1854)

2nd Wife: Caroline Carmichael McIntosh (October 21, 1813 – August 11, 1881)

2nd Marriage Date: February 10, 1858

2nd Marriage Place: Albany, New York

Death Date: March 8, 1874

Place of Death: His home, Buffalo, New York

Cause of Death: Paralysis from a stroke (cerebral hemorrhage)

Final Words: “The nourishment is palatable.”

Place of Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, New York

Professional Statistics:

New York State Assemblyman (1829-1831)

U.S. Representative (1833-1835), (1837-1843)

Comptroller of New York State (1848-1849)

Vice President (1849-1850)

13th President of the United States (1850-1853)

Political Party: Whig

Events During Presidency:

Compromise of 1850

California admitted to Union (1850)

Commodore Matthew C. Perry’s Mission to Japan (1852-1854)


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