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Fpierce

Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States





TermEdit

14th President of the United States
Democratic
March 4, 1853 - March 4, 1857  (48-52)
Preceded by Millard Fillmore
Succeeded by James Buchanan


DataEdit

Full Name Franklin Pierce
Born November 23, 1804
Birthplace Hillsborough, New Hampshire
Alma Mater Bowdoin College  (1824)
Died October 8, 1869  (64 years)
Deathplace Concord, New Hampshire


ParentsEdit

Benjamin Pierce Jr.
Born December 25, 1757
Father Benjamin Pierce  (1726-64) (38 years)
Mother  Elizabeth Merrill  (1728-1809) (81 years)
Marriage 1790 - 1838  (48 years, widowed)
Died April 1, 1839  (81 years)


Anna Kendrick
Born October 30, 1768
Father Benjamin Kendrick  (1723-1812) (89 years)
Mother Sarah Harris  (1729-1818) (89 years)
Children 8
Died December 7, 1838  (70 years)


SiblingsEdit

Paternal Half-Siblings

1. Elizabeth Andrews Pierce  (1788-1855) (67 years)

(married 1811  John McNeil Jr.  (1784-1850) (66 years))


Full Siblings

2. Benjamin Kendrick Pierce  (1790-1850) (60 years)

(married 1817  Josephine Laframboise  (1795-1820) (25 years))

(married 1823  Amanda Boykin  (1805-31) (26 years))

(married 1838  Louisa Read  (1814-40) (26 years))

3. Nancy Pierce  (1792-1837) (45 years)

(married 1815  Solomon McNeil  (1782-1863) (81 years))

4. John Sullivan Pierce  (1796-1824) (28 years)

(married 1819  Marietta Putthoff  (1802-29) (27 years))

5. Harriet Byron Pierce  (1800-37) (37 years)

(married 1822  Hugh Jameson  (1793-1854) (61 years))

6. Charles Grandison Pierce  (1803-28) (25 years)
7. Charlotte Pierce  (1806-08) (2 years)

8. Henry Dearborn Pierce  (1812-82) (70 years)

(married 1841  Susan Tuttle  (1815-74) (59 years))


MarriagesEdit

1. Jane Means Appleton
Born March 12, 1806
Father Jesse Ripley Appleton  (1772-1819) (47 years)
Mother Elizabeth Means  (1779-1844) (65 years)
Marriage November 19, 1834 - December 2, 1863  (29 years, widowed)
Died December 2, 1863  (57 years)


ChildrenEdit

1. Franklin Pierce Jr.
Born February 2, 1836
Died February 5, 1836  (3 days)


2. Frank Robert Pierce
Born August 27, 1839
Died November 14, 1843  (4 years)


3. Benjamin Pierce
Born April 13, 1841
Died January 6, 1853  (11 years)


OccupationEdit

U.S. Senator from New Hampshire  (1837-42)

U.S. Representative from New Hampshire's At-large District  (1833-37)

Member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives  (1829-32)

Hillsborough, New Hampshire Town Moderator  (1828-33)

Lawyer


Military ServiceEdit

Colonel in the New Hampshire State Militia  (1831-47)

Brigadier General in the United States Army  (1847-48)


Presidential Election of 1852Edit

1. Franklin Pierce
Birth/Death 1804 - 1869  (65 years)
State New Hampshire
Occupation Former U.S. Senator from New Hampshire  (1837-42)
Political Party Democratic
Vice President

William R.D. King  (1786-1853) (AL)

U.S. Senator from Alabama  (1819-44, 1848-52)

Popular Vote 1, 607, 510  (50.84%)
Electoral Vote 254  (27 states)


2. Winfield Scott
Birth/Death 1786 - 1866  (80 years)
State New Jersey
Occupation Commanding General of the United States Army  (1841-61)
Political Party Whig
Vice President

William Alexander Graham  (1804-75) (NC)

Former Secretary of the Navy of the United States  (1850-52)

Popular Vote 1, 386, 942  (43.87%)
Electoral Vote 42  (4 states)


3. John P. Hale
Birth/Death 1806 - 1873  (67 years)
State New Hampshire
Occupation U.S. Senator from New Hampshire  (1847-53, 1855-65)
Political Party Free Soil
Vice President

George Washington Julian  (1817-99) (IN)

Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana  (1849-51, 1861-71)

Popular Vote 155, 210  (4.91%)
Electoral Vote 0


4. Daniel Webster
Birth/Death 1782 - 1852  (70 years)
State Massachusetts
Occupation Former Secretary of State of the United States  (1841-43, 1850-52)
Political Party Union
Vice President

Charles J. Jenkins  (1805-83) (GA)

Former Attorney General of Georgia  (1831-34)

Popular Vote 6, 994  (0.22%)
Electoral Vote 0


5. Jacob Broom
Birth/Death 1808 - 1864  (56 years)
State Pennsylvania
Occupation Clerk of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Orphans' Court  (1848-52)
Political Party Native American
Vice President

Reynell Coates  (1802-86) (NJ)

Physician, Scientist, and Educator

Popular Vote 2, 566  (0.08%)
Electoral Vote 0


6. George Troup
Birth/Death 1780 - 1856  (66 years)
State Georgia
Occupation Former U.S. Senator from Georgia  (1816-18, 1829-33)
Political Party Southern Rights
Vice President

John A. Quitman  (1798-1858) (MS)

Former Governor of Mississippi  (1835-36, 1850-51)

Popular Vote 2, 331  (0.07%)
Electoral Vote 0


Vice PresidentEdit

William R.D. King  (1786-53) AL 1853


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
William Hunter  (1805-86) RI 1853
William L. Marcy  (1786-1857) NY 1853-57


Secretary of the Treasury
James Guthrie  (1792-1869) KY 1853-57


Secretary of War
Jefferson Davis  (1808-89) MS 1853-57


Attorney General
Caleb Cushing  (1800-79) MA 1853-57


Secretary of the Navy
James C. Dobbin  (1814-57) NC 1853-57


Postmaster General
James Campbell  (1812-93) PA 1853-57


Secretary of the Interior
Robert McClelland  (1807-80) MI 1853-57


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
Roger B. Taney  (1777-1864) MD 1836-64  (28 years)


Associate Justices
John McLean  (1785-1861) OH 1829-61  (32 years)
James Moore Wayne  (1790-1867) GA 1835-67  (32 years)
John Catron  (1786-1865) TN 1837-65  (28 years)
Peter Vivian Daniel  (1784-1860) VA 1841-60  (19 years)
Samuel Nelson  (1792-1875) NY 1845-72  (27 years)
Robert Cooper Grier  (1794-1870) PA 1846-70  (24 years)
Benjamin Robbins Curtis  (1809-74) MA 1851-57  (6 years)
John Archibald Campbell  (1811-89) GA 1853-61  (8 years)