Millard Filmore

Millard Fillmore was the thirteenth president of the United States of America. He served from July 9, 1850 to March 4, 1853. He was the last person from the Whig party to serve a term as president. He never was elected president, he only got to the presidency when Zachary Taylor died of a heat stroke. After he served his term, he failed to get the nomination to run for president in the Whig party. He was born on January 7, 1900 in a log cabin, and he died at the age of 74 on March 8, 1974. As a child, he worked on his farm. He eventually married his teacher, Abigail Powers who he had two children with: Millard powers Fillmore and Mary Abigail Fillmore. He knew that he needed an education, so he started to teach himself by reading his dictionary. He never went to college but he did attend New Hope Academy. He worked as a lawyer. As he lived in the White House, he was the first president to have a bathtub and a library in the White House. In 1846, he founded Buffalo University in Buffalo, New York.
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