Franklin Pierce

Presidential Number: 14th
Years he was President: 1853-1857
State Represented: New Hampshire
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Fact(s): Served in Mexican War.

Birthday: November 23, 1804
How old would he be this year? 199
School(s) attended: Bowdin College
Wife: Jane Pierce
Occupation(s) before he was President: Lawyer, General in the Mexican War
Other way(s) he served: US Senator, Congressman
Height: 5 feet, 10 inches

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Horse and carriage, train or steamboat
How would he have communicated with his friends? Letter, telegram
U.S. Population when term began: 23,191,876
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 31
Franklin Pierce

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