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Buchanan, James (1791–1868)

Joel H. Silbey

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780195082098
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780199891092
Buchanan, James (1791–1868)

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(1791–1868), fifteenth president of the United States.

Born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the son of a storekeeper and

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