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

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James BUCHANAN was born 23 April 1791 in Pennsylvania, USA. James BUCHANAN was the child of ?   and   ?

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

Occupation: President of the United States

born at Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

Details of the family tree of James appear below.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1786: Shays"s Rebellion erupts - Farmers from New Hampshire to South Carolina take up arms to...Read MORE...
Did You Know?Pennsylvania means 'Penn's woods' or 'Penn's land.' Quaker William Penn was granted the tract of land by King Charles II of England in 1681 as repayment of debt owed to Penn's father, Admiral William Penn. Originally, Penn suggested Sylvania (woodland) for his land. (

Prior to 1787 - Crown Colony of Pennsylvania
December 12, 1787 - Pennsylvania becomes 2nd U.S. state

  • Bio
    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 the north of Ireland, who had emigrated in 1783, with little property save his own strong arms. Five years afterward he married Elizabeth Spear, the...Read MORE...

    Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894
  • 1791 Birth
    23 April 1791
    , Pennsylvania, USA
  • James BUCHANAN

    Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894
  • 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 Douglas wing of the Democratic Party without reducing Southern militancy on slavery issues. While denying the right of secession, Buchanan also denied that ...Read MORE...
    March 4, 1857
  • James BUCHANAN
    Woodward Hill Cemetery Lancaster Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Section M, Lot 36.
  • 1868 Death
    1 June 1868
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

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