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 U.S. President flag  James  Buchanan

  (b. 23 April 1791, Pennsylvania, USA   d. 1 June 1868Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA )  

James Buchanan was born 23 April 1791 in , Pennsylvania, USA. James Buchanan was the child of

James Buchanan died 1 June 1868 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Occupation: President of the United States

born at Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

JAMES BUCHANAN, the fifteenth President of the United States, was born in a small frontier town, at the foot of the eastern ridge of the Alleghanies, in Franklin County, Pa., on the 23d of April, 1791. The place where the humble cabin home stood was called Stony Batter. His father was a native of...Read MORE...

1857 - March 4 - James Buchanan (1791-1868) becomes 15th President of the United States - the only bachelor to be President.
He was elected president in 1856, defeating John C. Frémont, the Republican candidate, and former President Millard Fillmore of the American Party. The growing crisis over slavery presented Buchanan with problems he lacked the will to tackle. His appeasement of the South alienated the Stephen...Read MORE...

1 June 1868
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

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Woodward Hill Cemetery Lancaster Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section M, Lot 36.
Name: James Buchanan
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1868
Event Place: Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 23 Apr 1791
Death Date: 01 Jun 1868
Affiliate Record Identifier: 143
Cemetery: Woodward Hill Cemetery

"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 June 2015), James Buchanan, 1868; Burial, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Woodward Hill Cemetery; citing record ID 143, Find a Grave,

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