THE SWEARING IN OF MILLARD FILLMORE
July 10, 1850
Millard Fillmore was sworn in as the 13th President of the United States following the death of Zachary Taylor on July 9, 1850. Taylor died of apparent food poisoning.
OATH OF OFFICE
Administered to Millard Fillmore by the Honorable William Cranch, Chief Judge of the U.S. Circuit Court.
House of Representatives Chamber, U.S. Capitol