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Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States (1850-1853)

10 Things You Might Not Know About Millard Fillmore Millard Fillmore's parents provided him with a basic education before they apprenticed him to a cloth maker at a young age. Through his own determination, he continued to educate himself and eventually enrolled himself in New Hope Academy at the age of nineteen While at New Hope Academy, Fillmore found a kindred spirit in Abigail Powers. Even though she was his teacher, she was only two years older than him. They later had two children: Millard Powers and Mary Abigail Millard Fillmore was know for his immaculately dress sense, which was usually a well cut dark suit Fillmore was the first President to have running water in the White House. Fillmore's wife Abigail installed the first "running-water bathtub" in the White House He was the first to establish a permanent library in the White House OS X OPARD LEOPARD To whom it my concem The most odious part of the Compromise of 1850 for many anti-slavery proponents as the Fugitive Slave Act. This required the government to help return fugitive slaves to their owners. Fillmore supported the Act even though he was personally opposed to slaver While touring Europe later in life, the University of Oxford offered him an honorary Doctor of Civil Law degree, which he refused, stating that he had not achieved the necessary "literary nor scientific attainment" for such a degree He protected the Hawaiian Islands from being taken over by France. When Napoleon III tried to annex the islands, Fillmore sent word that the U.S. would not allow it Fillmore was one of the Fillmore died on March 8, 1874 shortly after having a stroke. His last words were supposedly “the nourishment is palatable", referring to soup someone was feeding him after his stroke original founders of the University of New York at Buffalo Infographic brought to you by: -THE- HERALDING .com

Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States (1850-1853)

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In his rise from a log cabin to wealth and the White House, Millard Fillmore demonstrated that by using methodical industry and some competence an uninspiring man could serve in the highest and most p...





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