Franklin Pierce
Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869) was the 14th President of the United States (1853–1857). Genial and well-spoken, Pierce was a northern Democrat who saw the aboliti...
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United States presidential election, 1852
The United States presidential election of 1852 was the 17th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1852. It bore important similarities to the election of 1844. Once again, t...
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Inauguration of Franklin Pierce
The inauguration of Franklin Pierce as the 14th President of the United States took place on Friday, March 4, 1853. The inauguration marked the commencement of the four-year term of Franklin Pierce as...
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James C. Dobbin
James Cochran Dobbin (January 17, 1814 – August 4, 1857) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer who served as United States Secretary of the Navy from 1853 to 1857.Born in Fayetteville, ...
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List of federal judges appointed by Franklin Pierce
Following is a list of all United States federal judges appointed by President Franklin Pierce during his presidency. In total Pierce appointed sixteen federal judges, including one Justice to the Sup...
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Samuel Treat
Samuel H. Treat (December 17, 1815 – August 31, 1902) was a United States federal judge.Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Treat's preparatory education was obtained at a public high school in h...
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Isaac Stockton Keith Ogier
Isaac Stockton Keith Ogier (July 27, 1819 – May 21, 1861) was a United States federal judge.Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Ogier read law to enter the bar in 1845. He was in private practic...
Franklin Pierce Homestead
The Franklin Pierce Homestead was the childhood home of the fourteenth President of the United States, Franklin Pierce. Located in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, the home was built in 1804 by Pierce's f...
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Benjamin Pierce (governor)
Benjamin Pierce (December 25, 1757 – April 1, 1839) was an American Democratic-Republican politician. He served as Governor of New Hampshire from 1827 to 1828 and from 1829 to 1830.
He was b...
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James M. Love
James M. Love (March 4, 1820 – July 2, 1891) was a longtime United States federal judge in Iowa, presiding in district courts for over thirty-five years during the Nineteenth Century.
Born i...
James Guthrie (Kentucky)
James Guthrie (December 5, 1792 – March 13, 1869) was a U.S. Senator from Kentucky and served as Secretary of the Treasury in the administration of President Franklin Pierce.
James Guthrie was bor...
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Charles A. Ingersoll
Charles Anthony Ingersoll (October 19, 1798 – January 12, 1860) was a United States federal judge.Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Ingersoll read law to be admitted to the bar, and received an A....
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Samuel Hubbel Treat, Jr.
Samuel Hubbel Treat, Jr. (June 21, 1811 – March 27, 1887) was a United States federal judge.Born in Plainfield, New York, Treat read law to enter the bar in 1834. He was in private practice in S...
1852 Democratic National Convention
The 1852 Democratic National Convention was held at the Maryland Institute in the eastern downtown business district of Baltimore, Maryland, just two weeks before the opposing Whig Party met in the sa...
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Gadsden Purchase
The Gadsden Purchase (known as Venta de La Mesilla, or Sale of La Mesilla, in Mexico) is a 29,640-square-mile (76,800 km) region of present-day southern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico that w...
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Caleb Cushing
Caleb Cushing (January 17, 1800 – January 2, 1879) was an American diplomat who served as a U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts and Attorney General under President Franklin Pierce.
Born in Salisb...
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Thomas Howard DuVal
Thomas Howard DuVal (November 4, 1813 – October 10, 1880) was a United States federal judge in the 19th century.DuVal was born in Buckingham County, Virginia, and graduated from St. Joseph's Col...
Jane Pierce
Jane Means Appleton Pierce (March 12, 1806 – December 2, 1863), wife of U.S. President Franklin Pierce, was First Lady of the United States from 1853 to 1857.
Born in Hampton, New Hampshire, the d...
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Jefferson Davis
Jefferson F. Davis (June 3, 1807/1808  – December 6, 1889) was an American soldier and politician who was the President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (1861–18...
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James Campbell (Postmaster General)
James Campbell (September 1, 1812 – January 27, 1893) was a politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served as Attorney-General of Pennsylvania and United States Postmaster General during...
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Hiram V. Willson
Hiram V. Willson (died November 11, 1866) was a United States federal judge.Willson was born April, 1808 in Hamilton County, New York. He graduated from Hamilton College in 1832, and studied law in th...
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William R. King
William Rufus DeVane King (April 7, 1786 – April 18, 1853) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the 13th Vice President of the United States for six weeks in 1853 before his death. Earlier...
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McQueen McIntosh
McQueen McIntosh (1822-June 18, 1868) was an attorney and United States federal judge in the state of Florida. He resigned from the bench in 1861 after Florida seceded from the Union, and was appointe...
Robert McClelland (American politician)
Robert McClelland (August 1, 1807 – August 30, 1880) was a US statesman, serving as U.S. Representative from Michigan, the ninth Governor of Michigan, and United States Secretary of the Interior.
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Mexican Cession
The Mexican Cession of 1848 is a historical name in the United States for the region of the modern day southwestern United States that Mexico ceded to the U.S. in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 18...
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William L. Marcy
William Learned Marcy (December 12, 1786 – July 4, 1857) was an American statesman, who served as U.S. Senator, Governor of New York, U.S. Secretary of War and U.S. Secretary of State....
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