Facts about Millard Fillmore

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Millard Fillmore

Who was Millard Fillmore?

Concise Biography, History & Facts About President Millard Fillmore
13th President - Millard Fillmore
Millard Fillmore Lifespan - 1/7/1800 - 3/8/1874
Place of Birth -  January 7, 1800 in a log cabin in Moravia, Cayuga County, New York State

Term as President - 
1850 - 1853
Millard Fillmore Political Party - Whig
Vice President / Vice Presidents - None
Religion - Unitarian
Millard Fillmore, Military Experience - 
in the military, but saw no action.
Name of Wife - Millard Fillmore was married to 
Abigail Powers Fillmore on February 5, 1826
The couple had two children, Millard Powers Fillmore and Mary Abigail Fillmore.
Career of Millard Fillmore - Lawyer, Politician, Statesman
Member of New York State Assembly, 1828-31
Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1833-35
Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1837-45
Comptroller of New York, 1847
Vice President, 1849-1850 (under Taylor)
Place of Death - Millard Fillmore
died in Buffalo on March 8, 1874
Next President: President Franklin Pierce

Major Events:
Established White House Library (1850-53)
Compromise of 1850 (1850)
Commodore Perry's Mission to Japan (1852-54)

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  • Description of President Millard Fillmore - Height 5 feet 9 inches

  • In 1846, Millard Fillmore founded the private University of Buffalo

  • Fillmore was born in a log cabin

  • In Congress, Millard Fillmore opposed admitting Texas as a slave territory

  • Throughout the Civil War, Fillmore opposed President Lincoln

President Millard Fillmore and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)

Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S. Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.

Facts about Eligibility
Article 2, Section 1, this section of the U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold office.

  • A natural born citizen of the US

  • A resident of the US for 14 years
  • Thirty-five years of age

Facts about Term of Office
Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, limits the this to two terms)

President's Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." 
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8

Facts about Main Presidential Duties and power

  • Commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the United States

  • In times of war or national emergency to manage the national economy and protect the security of the United States
  • Nomination of the heads of all executive departments and agencies (Subject to Senate confirmation)
  • Preparing the budget of the United States, although the Congress must approve it.
  • Presidential legislative powers - The status of the country and his legislative proposals for the upcoming year are given in the annual State of the Union Address.

Facts about Presidential judicial power

  • Appointing important public officials such as ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls and judges of the Supreme Court.

  • Granting reprieves and pardons to anyone convicted of breaking a federal law except in a case of impeachment.

Facts about Presidential power in foreign affairs

  • Federal official primarily responsible for the relations of the United States with foreign nations.

  • To make treaties and appoint ambassadors, ministers, and consuls (provided two thirds of the Senators present concur). 
  • To receive foreign ambassadors and other public officials.

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