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NH Senator. By Veronica
Franklin Pierce for Kids
Career
•Schooled in Hillsborough, NH until 1816.
•Attended academies in Hancock and Francestown, NH.
•Graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine in 1824, where he met his closest friend Nathaniel Hawthorne; author of The Life of Franklin Pierce.
•Attended law school in Northampton, Massachusetts.
•Became a lawyer in New Hampshire in 1827.
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Offices Held:
•New Hampshire Legislature, 1829-1833.
•U.S. Representative from NH, 1833-1837.
•U.S. Senator from NH, 1837-1842.
•New Hampshire Volunteers, Colonel, 1846-1847 (Mexican War).
•Brigadier General, U.S Army, 1847-1848 (Mexican War).
•United States President, 1853-1857.

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This page was created by Miss Fiske, Mrs.Latina and their 1999-2000 4th grade class at Amherst Street School, Nashua, NH.
Email comments to fiskea@nashua.edu.