AS OF MARCH 2012
Here are some March birthdays for Lincoln’s friends and foes. And perhaps a few who lived before, during or just after his time.
Abigail Powers Fillmore, 1st lady (1850-53) and wife of President Millard Fillmore. Born March 13, 1798. Age 214.
Grover Cleveland, 22nd (1885-89) & 24th (1893-97) President of the United States. Born March 18, 1837. Age 175.
Benito Pablo Juarez Garcia, President of Mexico (1858-72). Born March 21, 1806. Age 206.
Schuyler Colfax, Republican. 17th VP of the United States (under President Grant)(1869-73). Born March 23, 1823. Age 189.
Gutzon Borglum, sculpturer of Mount Rushmore. Born March 25, 1867. Age 145.
John Tyler, 10th President of the United States (1841-45). Died on January 18, 1862 while Lincoln was in office. Born March 29, 1790. Age. 222.
Happy birthday lady & gentlemen!