Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States
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
—See Barre's Life of Fillmore; Savage's Representative Men, 260: Abbott'sLives of the presidents.
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