13 Millard Fillmore

13 Millard Fillmore

13 Millard Fillmore

13 Millard Fillmore
13 Millard Fillmore

 
  • Term: 13th President of the United States (1850-1853)
  • Vice President: none
  • Born: January 7, 1800, Summerhill, New York
  • Nickname: "The American Louis Philippe"
  • Education: Six months of grade school; read law in 1822
  • Religion: Unitarian
  • Marriage: February 5, 1826, to Abigail Powers (1798-1853); February 10, 1858, to Caroline Carmichael McIntosh (1813-1881)
  • Children: Millard Powers (1828-1889), Mary Abigail (1832-1854)
  • Career: Lawyer
  • Political Party: Whig
  • Died: March 8, 1874, Buffalo, New York
  • Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, New York

Millard Fillmore Trivia:
No formal education. Vice President under Taylor. Fillmore did not meet Taylor until after they were elected. When he moved into the White House, it didn't have a Bible. He and his wife, Abigail, installed the first library. He installed the first bathtub and kitchen stove in the White House. Fillmore couldn't not read Latin and refused an honorary degree from Oxford University, saying a person shouldn't accept a degree he couldn't read.


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