Brief Biography of Chester Arthur

Portrait of Chester Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur was in North Fairfield, Vermont, on October 5, 1829. His father was William Arthur, an Abolitionist Baptist preacher who emigrated from Northern Ireland. His mother, Malvina Stone, was from Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont. Chester is the fifth of nine children and was named after the family physician named Chester Abell … Read more

Brief Biography of Ulysses Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

On April 27, 18122, Hiram Ulysses Grant was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, to Jesse and Hannah Grant. Ulysses was the eldest among the six children of their religious and hard-working parents. His father made a good living; however, the condition was horrible. He was a tanner. He skinned animals and process … Read more

Brief Biography of James Garfield

James Garfield

On November 19, 1831, Eliza Ballou and Abram Garfield had James Garfield in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. He was considered the last president born in a log cabin and was the youngest of five children. When the couple decided to join the Church of Christ in 1833, it greatly influenced and shaped young … Read more

Brief biography of Millard Fillmore

Portrait of Millard Fillmore

After the unexpected death of President Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore took over the presidency and swore as the successor and 13th president of the United States of America. He was also dubbed as “His Accidency” since he was the second man to inherit the presidency after John Tyler. On January 7, 1800, … Read more

Brief biography of Millard Fillmore

Portrait of Millard Fillmore

After the unexpected death of President Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore took over the presidency and swore as the successor and 13th president of the United States of America. He was also dubbed as “His Accidency” since he was the second man to inherit the presidency after John Tyler. On January 7, 1800, … Read more

Brief Biography of Franklin Pierce

Portrait of Franklin Pierce

Born on November 23, 1804, Franklin Pierce was born to Benjamin Pierce and Anna Kendrick, in Hillsborough, New Hampshire. His father was an American Revolutionary War hero and had some political influence in its rural town. On the other hand, his mother, Anna Kendrick, prioritized the education of their eight children. At … Read more