Polk, James K.

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Name
Polk, James K. Gender: M
James Knox Polk
born on 2 November 1795 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Pineville, North Carolina, 35n05, 80w54
Timezone LMT m80w54 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Doane
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 10°18' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 27°51 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 24°09'



James K. Polk

Biography

American attorney, politician and one-term US President; he served seven terms in Congress, was Governor of Tennessee and then the U.S. President from 1845-1849. During his administration the states that are now CA, TX., NM., UT.,NV. and parts of western Colorado were added into the Union, the greatest territorial conquest in American history, and the U.S. fought the Mexican War

A non-drinker, he would allow no alcohol served in the White House. He married Sarah Childress on 1 January 1824; no children.

Polk died of chronic diarrhea on 15 June 1849 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death by Disease 1849 (Diarrhea, age 53)

Source Notes

D.C. Doane, "Horoscopes of U.S. Presidents." Same in Constellations '77 "as recorded in his diary."

Sy Scholfield quotes from "The diary of James K. Polk during his presidency, 1845 to 1849, now first printed from the original manuscript in the collections of the Chicago historical society; Volume 2" (Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co, 1910), p. 216: "According to the entry in my father's family Bible I was born on the 2nd day of Nov., 1795, and my mother has told me that the event occurred as near as she could tell about 12 O'Clock, Meridian, on that day."

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (25 years)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Congressman seven terms; Governor)
  • Vocation : Politics : U.S. Presidents
  • Notable : Book Collection : Occult/ Misc. Collection