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Millard Fillmore, 13th President USA. Last Whig President. Elected VicHeilbrunn Timeline of Art History The United States and Canada, 1800–1900 A.D. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Served 1850-53. Millard Fillmore In his rise from log cabin to wealth and the White House, he demonstrated that through methodical industry and some competence an uninspiring man could make the American dream come true. Born in the Finger Lakes country of New York in 1800, Fillmore as a youth endured the privations of frontier life. He worked on his father's farm, and at 15 was apprenticed to a cloth dresser. He attended one-room schools, and fell in love with the redheaded teacher…

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