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Millard Fillmore

Know Nothing

Picture of Millard Fillmore
Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
07-09-1850 Whig President 0 Win
11-04-1856 Know Nothing President 35113 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 7, 1800 in Locke Township, New York
Died: March 8, 1874 in Buffalo, New York

1829-1831: Assemblyman, New York State Legislature
1833-1835: Member, United States House of Representatives (Whig) [New York]
1837-1843: Member, United States House of Representatives (Whig) [New York]
1844: Candidate for Governor of New York (Lost)
1847-1849: New York State Comptroller
1849-1850: Vice President of the United States
1850-1853: President of the United States
1852: (Whig) Primary candidate for President (Lost)
1856: (National American) Candidate for President (Lost)

  • PLACENAME: California is home to one school named for President Fillmore; an elementary school in Stockton.
  • US Currency: Millard Fillmore appeared on a "Presidential $1 Coin" that was issued in 2010.