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Millard Fillmore, 1800-1874

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1800
Place of Birth: Finger Lakes country, NY
Date of Death: 1874
Place of Death:

Identity:

Millard Fillmore married Abigail Powers in 1826.

Life:

In 1848 he was elected Vice-President of the United States. Upon the death of President Taylor he became President, and took the oath of office on 19 July 1850. His term expired in 1853. In 1856 he was a candidate for the presidency, but was beaten.

Bibliography:

Who Was Who in America. Historical Volume, 1607-1896, Chicago, 1963, p. 180.