Born - April 23, 1791
Death – June 1, 1868 - Age 77
Birthplace – Cove Gap, Pennsylvania
Vice President – John C. Breckinridge
First Lady – None
Term - 1857-1851
Children - None
Nickname - Ten-Cent Jimmy
Famous Quote - "If you are as happy, my dear idr, on entering this house as I am in leaving it, you are the happiest man in the country."
Pets - Lara - Newfoundland, Punch - Toy Terrier, Eagle
He was a bachelor.
His niece, Miss Harriet Lane, stepped up to serve as White House hostess.
The United States actually shrank while he was President. Seven states left the Union during his term. Slavery was becoming a big problem.
President Buchanan sends message to England's Queen Victoria over first transatlantic cable.
He graduated from Dickinson College in 1809.
One of his eyes was near-sighted and the other was far-sighted. He always cocked his head to the left.