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What are facts about Franklin Pierce?

President: Franklin Pierce (1804 - 1869) Term: March 4, 1853 - March 4, 1857 Background: Franklin Pierce was born near Hillsborough, New Hampshire in a log cabin. He was bor (MORE)

How old was Franklin Pierce when he was elected?

He was 47 years old but turned 48 three weeks later, on his birthday of November 23.
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Where did Franklin Pierce grow up?

He grew up in Hillsborough , New Hampshire. His boyhood home is a state historical site, open to visitors.
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How did Franklin Pierce die?

Pierce died on October 8, 1869 at 4:40 am, at home in Concord, New  Hamphire from stomach problems and dropsy (congestive heart  failure), likely alcohol related . He is tho (MORE)

Where did Franklin Pierce go to school?

He got the basics from the local grade school at Hillsborough, NH.   Pierce attended Hanover (NH) Academy and Francestown (NH) Academy   and learned enough to pass the (MORE)

What schools did Franklin Pierce attend?

He went to the Hancock and Francestown Academies and Bowdoin College where he graduated. He then studied privately under lawyers until he passed the bar exam.
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Did Franklin Pierce have any scandals?

Pierce had a good cabinet and he was honest, although he drank too  much. There was an international incident that leaked out over  attempts to buy Cuba and a veiled threat (MORE)

Is fort pierce named after Franklin Pierce?

Yes it was named after the 14th President Franklin Pierce and Fort Pierce is located in Florida. He served in office for four years and had three sons who all died before they (MORE)