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||Franklin Pierce was the President of the United States.|
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Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States and the first, and only, President from New Hampshire. He was a very complex individual a northerner with southern sympathies. He was a successful lawyer by trade that took part in the Mexican American war becoming a brigadier general. He had a relationship with Jefferson Davis during the Civil war that many considered treason. All of his children died young and after the presidency his alcoholism attributed to the demise of his marriage.
|1804 Birth||1834 Marriage||1835 1st Child||1853 Elected President||1869 Death|
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On 7 Dec 2014 at 19:56 GMT Sheila x wrote:
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