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Franklin Pierce

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A portrait of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, 1853-1857.  Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire and died October 8, 1869 in Concord, New Hampshire.  He served in the New Hampshire legislature and then in the U.S. Congress as both Representative and Senator.   He was elected U.S. President as the candidate of the Democratic party.   His 11-year-old son was tragically killed in a train wreck just 2 months before he took office.  At the end of his term, the Democratic party refused to renominate him, believing he had been too controversial as President.
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A portrait of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, 1853-1857. Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire and died October 8, 1869 in Concord, New Hampshire. He served in the New Hampshire legislature and then in the U.S. Congress as both Representative and Senator. He was elected U.S. President as the candidate of the Democratic party. His 11-year-old son was tragically killed in a train wreck just 2 months before he took office. At the end of his term, the Democratic party refused to renominate him, believing he had been too controversial as President.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:27781
Creation Date: 1855
Creator Name:Chappel, Alonzo
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Collection Name:Name File
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:NF Pierce, Franklin
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Portraits
Men
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Legislators
Political campaigns
Political leadership
Political parties
Presidents
Public officers

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