Facts About James Buchanan
|Presidency||James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States (March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1861)|
|Born||April 23, 1791, Cove Gap, Pennsylvania|
|Died||June 1, 1868, in Lancaster near Pennsylvania|
|Cause of Death||Respiratory insufficiency|
|Grave||Woodward Hill Cemetery, Lancaster|
|Parents||James Buchanan, Sr. > Elizabeth Spear|
|Spouse||Bachelor (Never Married)|
More About James Buchanan
- James Buchanan Nicknames: “Old Buck” & “Ten-Cent Jimmie”.
- He was the last U.S. president to serve in 1812.
- He developed the habit of cocking his head to one side and closing one eye.
- His fiancée, Anne Caroline Coleman, broke off the engagement and died a week later.
- He was the only bachelor to be president.
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