Fill·more(fĭl′môr′), Millard 1800-1874.
The 13th president of the United States (1850-1853), who succeeded to office after the death of Zachary Taylor. He struggled to keep the nation unified but lost the support of his Whig Party by attempting to enforce the Fugitive Slave Act in the North.
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