Short Biography of President James Knox Polk
Lifespan: 1795 - 1849
Born on November 2, 1795 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
James Polk died on June 15, 1849 in Nashville, Tennessee
Eleventh President of America - His term in office was from 1845 to 1849
Why was James Knox Polk famous?
James Knox Polk was famous as the eleventh President of the United States of America and for his policy of expansion which added Texas, California and other territory to the U.S.
The next US President was Zachary Taylor.