James Buchanan Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Net Worth

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James Buchanan (James Buchanan Jr.)

Last Updated: 27 Feb, 2023 | Views: 342

Age: 77

Profession: Historical Men

Other Profession(s): Politician, Lawyer

Famous For: 15th President of the United States

Higher Education: Dickinson College (BA)

James Buchanan Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
23 Apr, 1791 (77 Years 01 Month 9 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth Place
Cove Gap

Birth Sign



Died on
01 Jun, 1868

Cause of Death
Respiratory Insufficiency

James Buchanan Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
James Buchanan, a leading political leader, was the 15th President of the U.S., serving from 1857 to 1861. James Buchanan was the only President from Pennsylvania. He is regarded as one of the least successful Presidents in U.S. history, primarily due to his handling of the issue of slavery and the lead-up to the American Civil War. Before becoming President, Buchanan served as a Congressman, Minister to Russia, Secretary of State, and Minister to the United Kingdom.
James Buchanan Career:
James Buchanan Political Party: Democratic Party
Congressman: Buchanan served as a representative of the United States House of Representatives Pennsylvania from 1821 to 1831.
Minister to Russia: He served as the U.S. Minister to Russia from 1832 to 1833.
Secretary of State: Buchanan served as Secretary of State under President James K. Polk from 1845 to 1849.
Minister to the United Kingdom: He served as the U.S. Minister to the United Kingdom from 1853 to 1856, where he played a key role in negotiating the Ostend Manifesto, which proposed the U.S. annexation of Cuba.
Senator: Buchanan also served as a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1834 to 1845.
James Buchanan family:
James Buchanan never married or had children. He was the only President in U.S. history to remain a bachelor for his entire life. Buchanan did have several close relationships with women, including Ann Coleman, the daughter of a wealthy Pennsylvania iron manufacturer, and Margaret "Peggy" Eaton, the wife of John Henry Eaton, a close friend of Buchanan and former Secretary of War.
James Buchanan Death:
He passed away at the age of 77 on June 1, 1868, at his home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

James Buchanan Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 182 cm
In Meters 1.82 m
In feet & Inches 6'0"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 Kg
In Pounds 176 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

James Buchanan Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
James Buchanan, Sr.

Mother's Name
Elizabeth Spear

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