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07/01/1800 Millard Fillmore, the 13th U.S. president, is born


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Millard Fillmore | 60-Second Presidents | PBS

Millard Fillmore was the 13th president of the United States, the last to be a member of the Whig Party while in the White House. A former U.S. Representative from New York, Fillmore was elected the nation's 12th vice president in 1848 and was elevated to the presidency by the death of Zachary Taylor.
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    • Presidency 

    • Buffalo politician 

    • Congressman 

    • National figure 

    • Election of 1848 

    • Vice president (1849–1850) 

    • Presidency (1850–1853) 

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