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William Henry Harrison

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William Henry Harrison was the 9th President of the United States and the first to die in office. He served as president for a short time: March 4 to April 4, 1841.
William Harrison was at Fort Washington. Anna Tuthill Symmes who was then twenty, and her family arrived at Fort Washington. She became smitten with William, but her Father objected, thinking that he could find a richer man for her. While her Father was away, Anna and William eloped.
Ohio is where Harrison was living when he waselected President. He had a farm outside of Cincinnati. Ohio alsothe state he represented in the US Senate. He was born inVirginia and lived in Indiana for awhile as a young man. He served asterritorial governor of Indiana and had his famous Battle...
It is about 2 hours long. It delves into Roman history, even the balance of power in ancient Greece, and lays out the Wig Party doctrine in painful detail. It turns out the voters had elected not a soldier or a statesman, but a grumpy 68 year old man, who had been trying to get elected since 1811,...
No. Previous presidents did things as well.
William Henry Harrison had many friends, but one of his close friends was Secretary of State Timothy Pickering.
William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) was the 9th President of the US, although he died after just a month in office. He had gained notoriety as a military leader in 1811 in the Indian wars that preceded the War of 1812. William Henry Harrison was the first Whig to enter office, and the first...
William Henry Harrison died from pneumonia after one month in office in 1841
President: William Henry Harrison (1773 - 1841) Term: March 4 - April 4, 1841 Background: Harrison was born in Charles City County Virginia to a wealthy political family on the Berkeley Plantation. He was the youngest of seven children. His father, Benjamin Harrison V was a planter who also...
He served in the army from 1791-1798 and was called back from1812-1814 to serve as a general in the War of 1812. He wasterritorial governor of Indiana from 1800 to 1812. The he served aterm in Congress, a term as state senator from Ohio, as a senatorfrom Ohio and ambassador to Columbia. He also had...
Shortest according to height, James Madison was the shortest President at 5' 4" or 160 cm. Shortest according to Presidential Term, William Henry Harrison was the shortest term with 31 days, 12 hours, and 30 minutes.
Yes. He was govenor of Indiana Territory from 1800 to 1812.
He was slim and of averge build. My guess is that he weighed around160 lbs.
William Henry Harrison was born on February 9, 1773.
Benjamin Harrison lived in Indiana his entire adult life. Herepresented Indiana as a US Senator.
A William Henry Harrison "Golden" presidential dollar is worth about a dollar unless it's slabbed by PCGS or NGC at a very high rating (e.g., MS69 or MS70), or is Proof. A full roll of dollar coins includes 25 coins, not 12.
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No. He was tutored at home, attended an Academy in SouthamptonCounty and then entered the University of Pennsylvania MedicalSchool. He dropped out and joined the army when he could no longerafford the classes.
He presided over the first modern campaign, which included political rallies in the form of rolling a ball containing the slogans of the Whig Party party platform along with the image of a William Henry Harrison living in a log cabin as a frontier's man, hence the slogan 'keep the ball rolling.' He...
When William Henry Harrison delivered his inaugural address, how long did it last? OR How much time did William Henry Harrison take to deliver his inaugural address?
No . William Henry Harrison was the ninth President of the United States. He served in office only one month, from March 4, 1841 until April 4, 1841, before he died of complications from pneumonia and septicemia. John Tyler succeeded Harrison in office. President Harrison had held office in both...
He first ran unsuccessfully in 1836 and was elected on his secondrun in 1840. The link below has more information.
John Tyler followed William Henry Harrison as president. Grover Cleveland followed Benjamin Harrison as president. There were 2 US presidents named Harrison. John Tyler, Harrison's vice president, became president after Harrison died of pneumonia 32 days into office.
William Henry Harrison was the 9th President of the UnitedStates. .William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. .William Howard Taft was the 27th President of the UnitedStates. .William (Bill) Clinton was the 42nd President of the UnitedStates.
Shortest Term by any US President The 9th President of the United States was William Henry Harrison President Harrison was in office from March 4, 1841 until April 4, 1841 when he died of pneumonia. President Harrison was in office for 32 days, the shortest term by any US President, and was the...
He served in a variety of governmental positions, as a territorial governor and as a military leader in the War of 1812 and in Indian Wars as the situation demanded He served as a state senator and then in US Congress both as a representative and a senator, He was ambassador to Columbia for a couple...
He caught a cold on Inauguration Day in 1841. This turned into pneumonia, from which he never recovered. He died just one month into his presidency.
He was elected in 1840 and took office in 1841..but he died a month after he was elected.
Barbara Bush is not related to president William Henry Harrison.However, her father was a distant cousin of 14th president FranklinPierce (both descended from Massachusetts colonist Thomas Pierce).
1841 is the year Harrison was President. The dollar was minted in2009, and is worth one dollar.
He had a chest cold which turned into pneumonia.
Yes- he served as a general in the War of 1812 and won a decisive victory at the Battle of the Thames in 1813. He also fought at Tippecanoe in a war against Indians.
William Henry Harrison was born in Charles City, Virginia Colony onFebruary 9, 1773. He passed away in Washington DC on April 4, 1841at the age of 68.
Daniel Webster was the Secretary of State appointed by Harrison. He stayed on under the Tyler administration.
The president, Martin Van Buren, hand-picked by Andrew Jackson, wasunpopular because of bad economic times which his actions may haveworsened. Also he was no Andrew Jackson, but was short and ratherfat and was from New York and was portrayed by the Whigs as acorrupt New York banker. So, they turned...
When the war began, Harrison was commissioned as general in theKentucky militia. He soon was made a major general in the US army.His army eventually retook Detroit, then crossed into Canada andwon the Battle of the Thames which secured the Northwest and madeHarrison a national hero.
The incumbent , President Martin Van Buren ran against Harrison in 1840.
one goal was to create a constitutional amendment to limit the presidency to one term
He became famous for dying 31 days after being elected.
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Yes. William H. Harrison was the grandfather ofBenjamin.
Unfortunately his greatest distinction was to die after just one month in office. He also gave the longest inaugural address .
Harrison's only act of consequence as president was to call Congress into a special session, which he set to begin on May 31, 1841. But besides that he did very little as he was only in office for 30 days, 12 hours, and 32 minutes.
No, president William Henry Harrison was not impeached. He died in office of pneumonia on his 32nd day in office.
No, only Richard Nixon was even close to being impeached, but he resigned instead
While Harrison was in the military, Jefferson wasn't, so he never really had a "command." Harrison was Governor of the Indiana Territory while Jefferson was President. They didn't really have a much closer connection than that, though Jefferson did grant Harrison authority to conduct treaties with...
1931 Harrison's grandfather founded the Peoples Bank and Trust Company in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, a cotton and tobacco town where Harrison spent his childhood. His father worked for Peoples before making a career shift into real estate development
In 1963 he was hired by Coastal State Gas Corporation, where he rose quickly through the ranks to become senior vice president in 1968 at the age of 32.
Yes, he was in the army for many years, fighting in the War of 1812and in Indian wars.
William Henry Harrison's paternal grandfather was Benjamin Harrison IV, whose son, William's father Benjamin Harrison V, was one of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence.
The incumbent president, Martin Van Buren was held responsible by some, somewhat justifiably, for the financial Panic of 1837-- he surely lost some votes for that reason.
He body lay in state at the state capital and then was buried atCrown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Harrison was elected President, defeating the incumbent, Martin VanBuren in 1840.
William Henry Harrison was the ninth President of the United Statesof America. He died on April 4, 1841, at the age of 68 inWashington DC. He died of pneumonia.
William Henry Harrison was elected President in 1840 as the candidate of the Whig Party.
Some of William Henry Harrison's friends were Timothy Pickering, Henry Clay, and John Tyler.
William Henry was the governor of the Indian territory
- When the country experienced the Panic of 1837, Van Buren was blamed.
William Henry Harrison was a general in the U.S. Army, but the highest government rank he achieved was president. Unfortunately, he died after only 30 days in office due to complications of pneumonia. He was the first president to die in office.
He died after only one month in office and he was very sick before he died. He did not have time to actually do anything substancial. His inaugural speech may have been the highlight of his presidency.
Ninth President of the United States William Henry Harrison passed away of causes related to pneumonia, which he suffered having read the longest inaugural address in United States presidential history. James A. Garfield passed away 80 days after being shot. Doctors who examined him used a metal...
William Henry Harrison, the ninth President of the United States, passed away one month into his Presidency, dying of pneumonia, having delivered the longest inaugural address in American history.
It's an ordinary circulation coin worth $1.
he became presedent and gave one of the longest election speeches ever.
Benjamin Harrison was the grandson of William Harrison
W. H. Harrison had at least 25 grandchildren, 13 of which were fathered by John Harrison, the father of President Benjamin.
He was the future 23rd President of the United States, and the grandson of former President William Henry "Tippecanoe" Harrison.
It was noteworthy because Harrison died after a month in office and so became the first president to give up his office to the. vice president.
Harrison was elected in November of 1840 and took office the following March.
William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor both served as President of the United States.
Yes. He was an Epicopalian. He became very devout the last fewyears of his life.
Harrison's only official act of consequence was to call Congress into a special session. He and Henry Clay had disagreed over the necessity of such a session, and when in March 11 Harrison's cabinet proved evenly divided, the president vetoed the idea. A few days later, however, Treasury Secretary...
Probably the most important result was that Harrison, apparently weakened from the effort and exposure to the cold, took sick and never recovered, dying a month later.
President William Henry Harrison served as the U.S. Senator fromOhio March 4, 1825 - May 20, 1828.
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