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Fillmore, Millard

Born: 1800 AD
Died: 1874 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Businessmen, Presidents

1800 – He was born on the 7th day of January this year in Summerhill, New York.


1826 – He fell in love with his teacher, Abigail Powers, whom he later married.


1823 -He was admitted to the bar and began his law practice in East Aurora.


1828 – He was elected to the New York State Assembly.


1830 – He formed a law partnership, Hall and Fillmore, with his good friend Nathan K. Hall (who would later serve in his cabinet as Postmaster General.


1841 – He opposed the entrance of Texas as a slave territory and came in second place in the bid for Speaker of the House of Representatives.

1850 -He ascended to the presidency upon the sudden and unexpected death of President Taylor in July 1850

1852 -He deprive the Presidential Nomination


1856 – He had ceased Whig Party to exist, having fallen apart due to dissension over the slavery issue, and especially the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854.


1858 – He married a widow Mrs. Caroline Carmichael McIntosh.


1874 – He died this year after-effects of a stroke, with his last words alleged to be, upon being fed some soup, "the nourishment is palatable."