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Millard Fillmore our 13th president by Gerry Souter

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Published by Child"s World, Inc. in Chanhassen, Minn .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Presidents.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Gerry and Janet Souter.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesOur presidents
ContributionsSouter, Janet, 1940-
LC ClassificationsE427 .S68 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6776857M
ISBN 101567668380
LC Control Number00010569

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Millard Fillmore was thrust into the presidency after the death of Zachary Taylor. Learn more about his career as the 13th U.S. president, including how his support for the Compromise of Born: Jan 07, Nov 06,  · 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 son.4/5(2). Millard Fillmore, who became president after Taylor's death, was inexperienced and virtually unknown when he was nominated for vice president at the Whig convention. He was born in poverty in central New York, poorly schooled as a child, and largely self-educated after that.4/5. Jan 03,  · 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 in , he acceded .

Millard Fillmore (January 7, – March 8, ) was the thirteenth President of the United States, serving from until , and the last member of the Whig Party to hold that office. He succeeded from the Vice Presidency on the death of President Zachary Taylor, who died of acute gastroenteritis, becoming the second U.S. President to assume the office in this January 7, , Summerhill, New York. Thirteen apparently wasn't Millard Fillmore's magic number. And the presidency clearly wasn't the job for which he was best suited. So when he became the nation's thirteenth chief executive (following Zachary Taylor's death) he must have swallowed hard and wondered what exactly he had gotten himself into. He hadn't expected to serve as president, of. Millard Fillmore, –, 13th President of the United States (July, –Mar., ), b. Locke (now Summer Hill), N.Y. Because he was compelled to work at odd jobs at an early age to earn a living his education was irregular and incomplete. Mallard Fillmore is a comic strip written and illustrated by Bruce Tinsley that has been syndicated by King Features Syndicate since June 6, The strip follows the exploits of its title character, an anthropomorphic green-plumaged duck who works as a politically conservative reporter at fictional television station WFDR in Washington, D.C. Mallard's name is a pun on the name of the 13th Author(s): Bruce Tinsley.