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James Buchanan, Jr. (April 23, 1791 – June 1, 1868) was the 15th President of the United States (1857–1861), serving immediately prior to the American Civil War. He is the only president from Pennsylvania and the only president who remained a lifelong bachelor.

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The first-known photograph of a presidential inauguration shows James Buchanan at the east front of the U. Capitol during his March 1857 inauguration. Library of Congress/Handout via REUTERS

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Grave Marker- Woodward Hill Cemetery (Burial Site of President James Buchanan) Lancaster, PA

 (April 1791 – June was the President of the United States serving immediately prior to the American Civil War.

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James Buchanan Birthplace

James Buchanan, ambassador to the United Kingdom (nicknamed “Old Buck”), was the…

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Queen Victoria's Message - Telegraph chart, America and Europe. - Poster commemorating the the first Transatlantic submarine cable exchange between President James Buchanan and Queen Victoria on August 16th, 1858. The September 3, 1858 issue the The Liberator, in the Accessible Archives databases, has an editorial response to this momentous exchange between the American and British leaders. Click for Zoomable Version

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Finally, Buchanan caught a cold in May which quickly worsened due to his advanced age. He died on June from respiratory failure at the age of 77 at his home at Wheatland, Pennsylvania.

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President James Buchanan signed Joint Resolution 25 on June 1860 creating GPO. This is original document that is stored at the National Archives.

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President James Buchanan signed Joint Resolution 25 on June 23, 1860 creating GPO. This is original document that is stored at the National Archives.

James Buchanan birthplace cabin sitting in Mercersburg before being moved to Mercersburg Academy. The cabin originally stood Stony Batter, west of Mercersburg. Over the years, the cabin has been dismantled, moved, and rebuilt three times.

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