Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States

Edited by: Lalor, John J.
(?-1899)
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1881
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New York: Maynard, Merrill, and Co.
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1899
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Includes articles by Frédéric Bastiat, Gustave de Molinari, Henry George, J. B. Say, Francis A. Walker, and more.
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FILLMORE

II.68.1

FILLMORE, Millard, president of the United States 1850-8, was born in Cayuga county, N. Y., Jan. 7, 1800 and died at Buffalo, N. Y., March 8, 1874. He was admitted to the bar in 1828, was a whig representative from New York 1833-5 and 1837-43, was elected vice-president in 1848, and became president on the death of Taylor. In 1856 he was nominated for the presidency by the American party("know nothings"), but was defeated. (See ANTI-MASONRY, I.; WHIG PARTY; AMERICAN PARTY.)

II.68.2

—See Barre's Life of Fillmore; Savage's Representative Men, 260: Abbott'sLives of the presidents.

A. J.

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