James K. Polk Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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James K. Polk (James Knox Polk, Young Hickory, Napoleon of the Stump)

Last Updated: 15 Nov, 2023 | Views: 295

Age: 53

Profession: Historical Men

Other Profession(s): Politician, Lawyer

Famous For: 11th President of the United States

Higher Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (AB)

James K. Polk Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
02 Nov, 1795 (53 Years 07 Months 13 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
North Carolina

Birth District
Mecklenburg County

Birth Place

Birth Sign



Died on
15 Jun, 1849

Cause of Death

James K. Polk Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
James K. Polk, the 11th U.S. President, served from March 4, 1845, to March 3, 1849. Before serving as President, he was a U.S. Congressman, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Governor of Tennessee. During his presidency, Polk achieved several major foreign policy goals, including the Mexican-American War, the annexation of Texas, and the negotiation of the Oregon Treaty.
James K. Polk Career:
James K. Polk Political Party: Democratic Party
1823-1825: Served as a representative in the Tennessee state legislature
1839-1841: Served as Governor of Tennessee
1845-1849: Served as a U.S. Representative and Speaker of the House of Representatives
1844: Elected as the 11th President of the United States
March 4, 1845: Sworn in as President of the United States
March 3, 1849: Completed his term as President and left office
June 15, 1849: Died in Nashville, Tennessee, due to cholera.
James K. Polk family:
James K. Polk was married to Sarah Childress Polk. The couple did not have any biological children, but they did adopt a nephew, Marshall T. Polk.
James K. Polk Death:
He passed away on June 15, 1849, in Nashville, Tennessee, from cholera. He was 53 years old.


James K. Polk Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 173 cm
In Meters 1.73 m
In Feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 79 kg
In Pounds 175 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

James K. Polk Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Samuel Polk

Mother's Name
Jane Polk

Sarah Childress Polk

John Lee Polk, Marshall Tate Polk, Samuel Wilson Polk, William Hawkins Polk, Franklin Ezekiel Polk

Lydia Eliza Polk, Ophelia Clarissa Polk, Naomi Tate Polk, Jane Maria Polk

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