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Born on January 7, 1800 in the Finger Lakes region of New York —Millard Fillmore lived amongst one of the biggest settler era in history. Unfortunately, in Fillmore's younger years he endured great levels of poverty and was not able to get a formal education. However, Fillmore was able to avoid enlisting in the War of 1812 and instead got an apprenticeship with a cloth maker to learn a useful trade. Although unable to go to school, Fillmore loved learning and would constantly take out books from to library to expand his educational endeavors. Once Fillmore realized he wanted more...

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