Presidents: Franklin Pierce

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Franklin Pierce is one of the most forgotten presidents. He also suffered considerable loss in his family which lead to depression and alcoholism. Franklin Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsborough, New Hampshire. He was the fifth of … Continued

Presidents: Zachary Taylor

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Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States, a hero in the Mexican-American War and the only President to come from Louisiana. He was born on November 24, 1784 in Barboursville, Virginia to Richard and Sarah Dabney Taylor.  … Continued

Presidents: James Polk

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James Polk was the 11th President of the United States. He is the only president to have served as House Speaker. He is also considered the last strong pre-Civil War president. James Knox Polk was the first of ten children … Continued

Presidents: John Tyler

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John Tyler became the first Vice President to succeed as President. He also is the President with the most children and only 19th Century President to still have living grandchildren. John Tyler was born on March 29, 1790 to an … Continued

Presidents: William Henry Harrison

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William Henry Harrison was the last President to be born as a British subject. He was also our first President to die while in office. William Henry Harrison was born on February 9, 1773 at his family’s plantation, Berkeley Plantation, … Continued

Presidents: John Quincy Adams

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John Quincy Adams held the distinction for the next 175 years of being not only President of the United States, but the son of a President. George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush are now the other father-son duo to … Continued

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