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What did James Buchanan do after he left office?

Buchanan retired to his home in Lancaster, PA and generally kept a low profile. He served on the board of trustees for Franklin and Marshall College. He wrote a book defending (MORE)

What was an fact about James Buchanan?

James Buchanan was the only president never to marry. He is also the only president from Pennsylvania. James Buchanan was president when the southern states began to secede fr (MORE)

Why did James Buchanan win the election of 1856?

The opposition Whig party split  up over slavery. The new Republican party had not yet developed an effective national organization and were too closely  associated with the (MORE)

Was James Buchanan married?

President James Buchanan was never married. His father, also named James Buchanan, was married to Elizabeth Speer.
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Who were the parents of James Buchanan?

father : James Buchanan Sr ( 1761 - June 11, 1821 ) born in County Donegal , Ireland, store-keeper . mother: Elizabeth Speer Buchanan (Mar. 17, 1767 - May 24, 1833)
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Where did James Buchanan go to college?

James Buchanan went to Dickinson College in Carlyle, PA. He  graduated in the class of 1809. He entered at the age of 16 as a  junior (3rd year).   He became the 15th US (MORE)