Alternate History

James K. Polk (Cast of Candidates)

39,881pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Add New Page Talk0
James K. Polk
10th President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1845 – March 4, 1853
Vice President George M. Dallas
Preceded by William Henry Harrison
Succeeded by Sam Houston
9th Governor of Tennessee
In office
October 14, 1839 – October 15, 1841
Preceded by Newton Cannon
Succeeded by James C. Jones
13th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
In office
December 7, 1835 – March 4, 1837
Preceded by John Bell
Succeeded by John Sergeant
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1833 – March 4, 1839
Preceded by William Fitzgerald
Succeeded by Harvey Magee Waterson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1833
Preceded by John Alexander Cocke
Succeeded by Balie Peyton
Personal details
Born James Knox Polk
November 2, 1795(1795-11-02)
Pineville, North Carolina, U.S.
Died August 20, 1853(1853-08-20) (aged 57)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Resting place Tennessee State Capitol
Nashville, Tennessee
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Sarah Childress (m. 1824)
Religion Methodist (formerly Presbyterian)

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki