Fun Fact 3: Millard Fillmore had difficulty getting a good education as he lived on the frontier, he became an apprentice before studying law at the New Hope Academy
Fun Fact 4: Millard Fillmore didn't run for Presidency, he became President upon the death of Zachary Taylor in 1950, there was no inaugural address
Fun Fact 5: Millard Fillmore was inaugurated as the 13th president when he was 50 years of age; he served for 3 years until 1853
Fun Fact 6: Millard Fillmore was recognised for his agreement to the Compromise of 1850, which authorized slavery in the South. Eventually this law collapsed as contracts between the North and South could not be agreed
Fun Fact 7: Millard Fillmore was know for his immaculately dress sense, which was usually a well cut dark suit
Fun Fact 8: Millard Fillmore is one of two presidents who has double letters in his first and last names, the other is William Henry Harrison
Fun Fact 9: In 1850, during the Presidency of Millard Fillmore, California became a state
Fun Fact 10: The usual name Christian name 'Millard' originates from his mother's maiden name
Fun Fact 11: Millard Fillmore married Abigail Powers on February 5, 1826. She was two years older than her husband and they met at the New Hope Academy - she was his teacher!
Fun Fact 12: Fillmore's wife Abigail installed the first "running-water bathtub" in the White House
Fun Fact 13: He was the first to establish a permanent library in the White House
Fun Fact 14: Millard Fillmore died in Buffalo, New York on March 8th 1874; he was 74 years of age
Fun Fact 15: He is quoted as saying "It is better to wear out than rust out."