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David Rice Atchison
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U.S. Senator
    (March 11, 1807-January 26, 1886)
    US senator from Missouri
    President Pro Tem of the United States for 16 straight terms.
    Unofficial U.S. President for 1 day (March 4, 1849)
    Unofficial U.S. Vice President (April 18, 1853-December 4, 1854)
    Despite never nationally elected, he was President for one day and Vice President for a year and a half.
    James Polk's term ended on March 4, 1849 and his Vice President George Dallas resigned.
    Zachary Taylor refused to be inaugurated on a Sunday and thus the United States did not have a president on March 4th.
    According to the, then, constitutional succession to president, he was the U.S. President for one day.
    Atchison partied all night March 3rd and slept through March 4th, the day he was supposedly president.
    When Franklin Pierce's Vice President William Rufus King died on April 18, 1853 he succeeded to Vice President.
    The United States does not officially recognize him as President or Vice President.
    Legally, even though Taylor took the oath of office a day late, Taylor would still legally be President.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 32 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 41 Votes: 48.78% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 36 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 73 Votes: 67.12% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 119 Votes: 48.74% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 175 Votes: 58.86% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 241 Votes: 48.55% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 505 Votes: 44.95% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1431 Votes: 53.39% Annoying
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