Franklin Pierce


14th President of the United States (March 4, 1853 to March 3, 1857)
Nickname: "Young Hickory of the Granite Hills"
Vice President: William R.D. King

Born: November 23, 1804, in Hillsborough (now Hillsboro), New Hampshire
Died: October 8, 1869, in Concord, New Hampshire

Father: General Benjamin Pierce
Mother: Ann Kendrick Pierce
Married: Jane Means Appleton (1806-1863), on November 10, 1834
Children: Franklin Pierce (1836); Frank Robert Pierce (1839-1843); Benjamin Pierce (1841-1853)

Religion: Episcopalian
Education: Graduated from Bowdoin College (1824)
Occupation: Lawyer, political official
Political Party: Democrat


See Also:

White House History -- Franklin Pierce


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