BUFFALO-- New York Air National Guard Colonel John Higgins, vice commander of the 107th Airlift Wing, salutes the gravesite of President Millard Fillmore, after presenting a wreath on behalf of President Barak Obama on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. Military officers lay a wreath from the current President on the grave of past presidents on the anniversary of their birth.
Fillmore, who died in 1874 and served as president from 1850 to 1853 was born on Jan. 7. The wreathlaying was held in conjunction with the University of Buffalo which honors Fillmore, one of its founders, every year.
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