Facts About Zachary Taylor

PresidencyZachary Taylor, 12th President of United States, (March 4, 1849 – July 9, 1850)
Political PartyWhig Party
BornBarboursville, Virginia, on November 24, 1784, in the U.S
Died Washington, United States, around July 9, 1850, at age 65.
Cause of Deathstomach condition
GraveZachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, United States
ParentsRichard Taylor and Sarah Dabney
SpouseMargaret Smith (m. 1810)
Children’sRichard, Mary, and Sarah

More About Zachary Taylor

  • He was a descendent of Elder William Brewster who sailed aboard the mayflower.
  • He was a hero of the Mexican War.
  • He was known as “Old Rough and Ready”.
  • January 24th 1848 Gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill in California – the start of the Gold rush.
  • He died of heart stroke after dressing himself in a black high-collar suit for the July4, 1850 dedication of the Washington Monument.

See also:-

List of Presidents in the United States

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