Named after William Henry Harrison, the 9th president of the US.
In regards to the follow-up question:
"Is there a definitive listing of the origins of Chicago street
The now out of print book - which should be available at public
libraries - "Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Name…
One Henry Williams was a member of the House of Representatives from Massachusetts in the 1840s and another was a missionary in New Zealand. he was also in an African missionary. he created a cure for a national influenza in 1849.
He campaigned against Martin Van Buren for the US Presidency, and he won! He only spent one month in office though.
If you are talking about William Henry (Bill) Gates III, the answer is Windows.
(He is the founder of Windows Microsoft)
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.
Harrison was the ninth president of the US but served for only one
month in 1841. after dying of pneumonia. He was known as a Indian
fighter and a general in the war of 1812. He also served as a
territorial governor of Indiana then moved to Ohio where he was
elected to Congress, then to the US Senat…
According to the related link, "Old Granny" is William Henry Harrison.
William Henry Harrison served for only one month. He was inaugurated on March 4, 1841 and died on April 4th. He was the 9th President and the first to die in office.
since 1945 - 1965
William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor and Millard
Fillmore were all the Whig Presidents. The Whigs won only two
presidential election, in 1840 and 1848.
It is not known who his mother was, but it has been speculated that
it was Benjamin Franklin's wife, Deborah. The reason for covering
this up would be the fact they were not married when William was
born, and Ben wanted to take all of the blame, so as not to allow
any dishonor to come to Deborah. Ot…
William Henry Garrison
2 or 4 years
He was 68 when he died on 4th April 1841.
His horse stepped on a burning ember and threw him.
William Henry Harrison died on April 4, 1841 at the age of 68.
Yes, they are related. President William Henry Harrison was the grandfather of President Benjamin Harrison.edited by Kaye Justine Borero.from Philippines!..mabuhay
Ninth President of the United States, William Henry Harrison, was born on February 9, 1773 in Charles City County in the Colony of Virginia.
He was only President for a month. He fell ill after his
inauguration on March 4, 1814 and died on April 4, 1841.
Vice-President John Tyler served out Harrison's term.
William Henry Harrison, the 9th president, was born on February 9, 1773 Benjamin Harrison, his grandson and the 23rd president, was born on August 20, 1833
Anna Harrison (born July 25, 1775 in Morristown; died February 25,
1864 in North Bend, Ohio) was the wife of William Henry Harrison,
the ninth President of the United States, and the grandmother of
Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd President of the United States.
Harrison was the oldest woman to hold th…
Harrison was the commanding general for the US army in this battle
with the Shawnee, led by Tecumseh and his brother, the Prophet on
He caught them by surprise, had a hard fight until they ran out of
ammunition and retreated. He burned their village and claimed a
victory which was …
He was dead
William Henry Harrison was born on February 9, 1773 and died on April 4, 1841. William Henry Harrison would have been 68 years old at the time of death or 242 years old today.
William Henry Harrison was born on February 9, 1773.
William Henry Harrison was a member of the Whig party. The Whigs were a new party, formed mostly to counter the Democratic Party of Andrew Jackson.
Harrison was the first president to die in office.
He was the president who served for the shortest time: just one
He made the longest inauguration address.
His campaign slogan, "Tippecanoe and Tyler, too," was
He was the first Whig president.
He and his vice-president, John…
Benjamin Harrison was the 23 president of the United States. He
died due to pneumonia in 1901, when he was 67.
He became president on March4, 1841.
William Henry Harrison succumbed to Pneumonia after delivering his
inaugural address in freezing rain. His inaugural address, which is
still considered the longest, attacked the policies of Andrew
Jackson and Martin Van Buren, and promised a return of the National
Bank. His term of office lasted onl…
William Henry Harrison was the 9th President of the United States,
for one month in 1841. He was a member of the Whig party.
William Henry Harrison (born February 9, 1773 in Charles City,
Virginia Colony; died April 4, 1841 in Washington DC) was an
American politician who served as the ninth President of the United
States between March 4, 1841 and his death.a great man and a fine soilder
Ohio is where Harrison was living when he was
elected President. He had a farm outside of Cincinnati. Ohio also
the state he represented in the US Senate. He was born in
Virginia and lived in
Indiana for awhile as a young man. He served as
territorial governor of Indiana and had his famous Battle of…
The 9th President of the United States was William Henry Harrison
from March 4, 1841 to April 4, 1841. He only served 31
days, then died from pneumonia.
He was president for 4 years.
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 firs…
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 great great uncle was president Franklin Pierce.
William Henry Harrison was born in Charles City, Virginia Colony on
February 9, 1773. He passed away in Washington DC on April 4, 1841
at the age of 68.
The president, Martin Van Buren, hand-picked by Andrew Jackson, was
unpopular because of bad economic times which his actions may have
worsened. Also he was no Andrew Jackson, but was short and rather
fat and was from New York and was portrayed by the Whigs as a
corrupt New York banker. So, they tur…
William Henry Harrison was the ninth President of the United States
of America. He died on April 4, 1841, at the age of 68 in
Washington DC. He died of pneumonia.
He was elected for one term, had 32 days in office, then died .
William Henry Harrison swept the election of 1840 with 234
electoral votes. However, he barely won the popular vote against
Martin Van Buren.
William Henry Harrison was the ninth president of the United States
and the first to die in office. He had ten children: Elizabeth
Bassett, John Cleves Symmes, Lucy Singleton, William Henry, John
Scott, Benjamin, Mary Symmes, Carter Bassett, Anna Tuthill, and
The Tippecanoe River , located in Western Indiana, a few miles
from Lafayette, was the site of the Battle of Tippencanoe.
He had pneumonia he only served on month March 4 to April 4
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Log cabin, hard cider.
Yes, he was nationally known for his war exploits.
William Henry Harrison -- would be become the ninth US president to
serve the briefest time -- was called the hero of the Battle of
Tippecanoe (1811). He won a relatively small engagement against
Chief Tecumsah's confederation of tribes and made In…
William Henry Harrison died in the White House in
Washington DC, at the age of 68, having served just 32
days as President of the United States.
Log Cabins and Hard Cider
Yes, he had a cow and a goat.
Harrison was a Whig, the party formed to counter
Jackson's Democrats. Harrison came before the Republican Party
Harrison was the 9th US president and won the 1840 presidential
election. He served only one month having died from pneumonia.
He served only 30 days as US President. He died from an illness that caused succession.
all scotch Irish ? of course all were US Presidents.
All but Madison held the rank of army general and died during their
first term in office. Madison and Taylor were second cousins.
All but Garfield were born in Virginia.
General Anthony "Mad Anthony" Wayne(1745-1796) commanded the US army at this battle of August 20,1794.
Garfield was shot and killed. Harrison and Taylor died of
Taylor died of a stomach virus, Harrison died of pneumonia, and
Garfield died after being shot.
67 years old.
log cabin and hard cider
William Henry Harrison was born in Charles City Country, Virginia
What were three major accomplishments William Henry Harrison made when he was the US President?
He is the 9th president of the united states of America.
During the election in 1840, the Democrats laughed at Harrison
because they thought he was too old at the age of 67 to be running
for president. The Whig party used his to their advantage and
declared that Harrison was the log cabin and hard cider candidate.
President Harrison also used the slogan "…
He was 5ft 11in tall
He became known as "Old Tippecanoe" after the winning the Battle of
Tippecanoe against the Shawnee Indians where the Tippecanoe River
joins the Wabash in Indiana on November 7, 1811.
William Henry Harrison lived in Ohio the longest and represented
Ohio as a US Senator. ( He was born in Virginia and lived in
Indiana as a younger man, before he ran for office. )
Benjamin Harrison lived his entire adult life in Indianam although
he was born in Ohio.
he was the first prez to die in the white house
William Henry Harrison is probably best known for having served the least time as president. He died one month after his inauguration.
He had the shortest Presidency in American history, dying in office after one month. He was the oldest President elected at that time, and he gave the longest inaugural address in American history after a grueling trip to Washington in the bitterly cold and rainy day. He caught a cold that become pn…
The Whig party won the election in 1840 because Democratic
President Van Buren was blamed for the way he handled the Panic of
1837 and for his continuation of Jackson's Indian removal policy.
The economy was still shaky in 1840 and VanBuren was tied to the
old administration. Also he was a New Yorke…
He was a soldier, territorial governor, Congressman, US Senator,
ambassador to Columbia, and farmer before becoming President.
William and Anna Harrison had ten children. Only 9 reached adulthood. Only four lived to see him in the White House, and only 2 lived past the age of 40.
His inaugural address lasted 1 hour and 40 minutes. It was the longest such speech ever.
Benjamin Harrison was a grandson of William Henry Harrison. ( He
had several others.)
Harrison gave an excessively long inaugural address in poor
weather, fell ill with pneumonia, and died a month later. He was
also the oldest elected president until Ronald Reagan.
William Henry Harrison died on April 4th, 1841, having
served only one month as President. He died of pneumonia in
Washington, DC at age 68.
1838 was not a presidential election year, 1840 was.
he has seven
Before election as president, Harrison served as the first governor of the Indiana Territory and later as a U.S. representative and senator from Ohio. Harrison originally gained national fame for leading U.S. forces against American Indians at the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811, where he earned the ni…
Presbyterian Hampden-Sydney College
Sports were not very important in Harrison's day. Everybody rode
horses and men learned to hunt and fish. People did more walking
since there were no cars and the roads were few and mostly not
paved. In short, Harrison did not even know about football or
basketball and baseball was a kid's game.
He owned a Durham cow, named Sukey, and a goat probably for
His parents did, but he personally did not. He did not think it was right. When he was eighteen he became a member of an Abolition Society in Richmond, that worked towards better treatment of slaves.
William Henry Harrison married Anna Tuthill Harrison nee Symmes on
November 25, 1795 in North Bend, Ohio.
None, really. He was sick for most of the 32 days he was in office.
Nothing really, as Harrison was only President for one month.
William Henry Harrison's mother was Elizabeth Bassett Harrison (b
Dec. 13, 1730 Eltham New Kent County Virginia- d. 1792 Berkeley
Estate at Charles City County, Virginia. Her mother was a niece of
The country did not have a vice-president until a new one was
elected in the next presidential election. In those days, there was
no procedure for replacing a vice-president who vacated his office.
(George Mifflon Dallas from Pennsylvania became the next
vice-president on March 4, 1845.)
He was the ninth president of the US. He was a successful army
commander both in the War of 1812 and in Indian wars.
The Whig Party was a political party active in the early 19th century in the United States. This name was chosen to echo the American Whigs of 1776, who fought for independence, and because "Whig" was then a widely recognized label of choice for people who identified as opposing tyranny. Four Presid…
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