Jane Pierce The 21st (offical 15th) First Lady of USA

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21st (offical 15th)   ( Mar 04, 1853 - Mar 04, 1857 )
Wife of the 14thPresident Franklin Pierce
Terms: 1
Age at start:  46 years 11 months 24 days
Age:  57 years 8 months 22 days
Height: 5'5", 165 cm
Born:  Mar 12, 1806
Birth place: Hampton, New Hampshire
Died on:  December 2, 1863

(Mar 04, 1853 - Mar 04, 1857)
Jane Means Pierce (March 12, 1806 - December 2, 1863), wife of U.S. President Franklin Pierce, was the First Lady of the United States from 1853 to 1857. Jane Appleton was born in Hampton, New Hampshire, to Reverend Jesse Appleton, a Congregationalist minister, and Elizabeth Means-Appleton. She was a petite, frail, shy, melancholy figure and the third of their six children. After the death of her father, who had served as president of Bowdoin College not long before Franklin enrolled there, Appleton moved at age 13 into the mansion of her wealthy maternal grandparents in Amherst. While going to school in Keene, New Hampshire, she discovered at a young age her interest in literature. ... read more on
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