The Pandemic That Killed James K. Polk

By |2020-06-27T23:27:12-04:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Dead Presidents|Tags: , , , |

Today is the anniversary of the day in 1849 that President James K. Polk died just months after leaving office. He was the shortest-lived ex-president of all. And it was a pandemic that killed him.