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  • ID: I18666
  • Name: Millard FILLMORE
  • RELA: 5th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 7 JAN 1800 in Locke, Cayuga Co., NY
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 4 MAR 1833 AND 3 MAR 1835
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 4 MAR 1837 AND 3 MAR 1843
  • Event: Appointed BET 1 JAN 1848 AND 20 FEB 1849 Comptroller of New York
  • Event: Elected Vice President of the United States BET 4 MAR 1849 AND 9 JUL 1850
  • Event: Elected BET 9 JUL 1850 AND 4 MAR 1853 13th President of the United States
  • Death: 8 MAR 1874 in Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C.
  • Title: President
  • Event: Pic President Millard Fillmore
  • Burial: Forest Lawn Cem., Buffalo, Erie Co., NY
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  • Note:
    FILLMORE, Millard, a Representative from New York, Vice President and 13th President of the United States; born in Locke Township (now Summerhill), Cayuga County, N.Y., January 7, 1800; reared on a farm; largely self-taught; apprenticed to a clothier; taught school in Buffalo while studying law; admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced practice in East Aurora, N.Y.; moved to Buffalo, N.Y., in 1830; member, State assembly 1829-1831; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); elected to the Twenty- fifth, Twenty-sixth, and Twenty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1843); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1842; unsuccessful Whig candidate for Governor in 1844; State comptroller 1847-1849; elected Vice President of the United States on the Whig ticket headed by Zachary Taylor in 1848, and was inaugurated March 4, 1849; became President upon the death of President Taylor and served from July 10, 1850, to March 3, 1853; unsuccessful candidate for the Whig nomination for president in 1852; unsuccessful candidate for president on the National American ticket in 1856; commanded a corps of home guards during the Civil War; traveled extensively; died in Buffalo, N.Y., March 8, 1874; interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Nathaniel FILLMORE b: 19 APR 1771 in Bennington, VT
    Mother: Phoebe MILLARD b: 12 AUG 1781 in Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Abigail POWERS b: 13 MAR 1798 in Stillwater, Saratoga Co., NY
    • Married: 5 FEB 1826 in Monrovia, Cayuga Co., NY
    1. Has No Children Millard Powers FILLMORE b: 25 APR 1828 in Aurora, Cayuga Co., NY
    2. Has No Children Mary Abigail FILLMORE b: 27 MAR 1832 in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY

    Marriage 2 Caroline CARMICHAEL b: 21 OCT 1813
    • Married: 1858

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