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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.
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 names?" The now out of print book - which should be available at public libraries - "Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Name…
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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.
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He campaigned against Martin Van Buren for the US Presidency, and he won! He only spent one month in office though.
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Answer If you are talking about William Henry (Bill) Gates III, the answer is Windows. (He is the founder of Windows Microsoft)
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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.
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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…
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Ninth President.
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According to the related link, "Old Granny" is William Henry Harrison.
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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.
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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.
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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…
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He was 68 when he died on 4th April 1841.
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His horse stepped on a burning ember and threw him.
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The 9th President of the United States was William Henry Harrison from March 4, 1841 to April 4, 1841
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He died after one month in office.
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William Henry Harrison was the 9th President. Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President.
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William Henry Harrison died on April 4, 1841 at the age of 68.
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Yes, they are related. President William Henry Harrison was the grandfather of President Benjamin Harrison.edited by Kaye Justine Borero.from Philippines!..mabuhay
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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. He was in office for 32 days, the shortest term by any US President, and was the first US President to die in office..
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Ninth President of the United States, William Henry Harrison, was born on February 9, 1773 in Charles City County in the Colony of Virginia.
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He was only President for a month. He fell ill after his inauguration on March 4, 1814 and died on April 4, 1841.
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Vice-President John Tyler served out Harrison's term.
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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
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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…
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Harrison was the commanding general for the US army in this battle with the Shawnee, led by Tecumseh and his brother, the Prophet on November 7,1811. 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 …
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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.
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William Henry Harrison was born on February 9, 1773.
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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.
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Harrison was the first president to die in office. He was the president who served for the shortest time: just one month. He made the longest inauguration address. His campaign slogan, "Tippecanoe and Tyler, too," was long-remembered. He was the first Whig president. He and his vice-president, John…
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Benjamin Harrison was the 23 president of the United States. He died due to pneumonia in 1901, when he was 67.
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He became president on March4, 1841.
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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…
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William Henry Harrison was the 9th President of the United States, for one month in 1841. He was a member of the Whig party.
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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
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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…
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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.
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He was president for 4 years.
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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…
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He was elected in 1840 and took office in 1841. but he died a month after he was elected.
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Barbara Bush is not related to president William Henry Harrison. However, her great great uncle was president Franklin Pierce.
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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.
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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…
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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.
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He was elected for one term, had 32 days in office, then died .
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William Henry Harrison swept the election of 1840 with 234 electoral votes. However, he barely won the popular vote against Martin Van Buren.
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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 James Findlay.
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The Tippecanoe River , located in Western Indiana, a few miles from Lafayette, was the site of the Battle of Tippencanoe.
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He had pneumonia he only served on month March 4 to April 4
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The United States Presidential election of 1840 saw current President Martin Van Buren compete against William Henry Harrison, who beat off competition from Henry Clay and Winfield Scott to run as Presidential nominee.
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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…
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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.
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Yes, he had a cow and a goat.
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Harrison was a Whig, the party formed to counter Jackson's Democrats. Harrison came before the Republican Party existed. Harrison was the 9th US president and won the 1840 presidential election. He served only one month having died from pneumonia.
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He served only 30 days as US President. He died from an illness that caused succession.
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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.
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General Anthony "Mad Anthony" Wayne(1745-1796) commanded the US army at this battle of August 20,1794.
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Garfield was shot and killed. Harrison and Taylor died of illnesses.
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Taylor died of a stomach virus, Harrison died of pneumonia, and Garfield died after being shot.
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William Henry Harrison was born in Charles City Country, Virginia
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John Tyler became president when Harrison died.
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What were three major accomplishments William Henry Harrison made when he was the US President?
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He is the 9th president of the united states of America.
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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 "…
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He was 5ft 11in tall
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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.
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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.
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he was the first prez to die in the white house
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William Henry Harrison is probably best known for having served the least time as president. He died one month after his inauguration.
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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…
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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…
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He was a soldier, territorial governor, Congressman, US Senator, ambassador to Columbia, and farmer before becoming President.
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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.
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His inaugural address lasted 1 hour and 40 minutes. It was the longest such speech ever.
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Benjamin Harrison was a grandson of William Henry Harrison. ( He had several others.)
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It contained 8445 words and took about 2 hours to give.
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Yes, he was a good student.
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The 9th President of the United States William Henry Harrison died of pneumonia on April 4, 1841.
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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.
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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.
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1838 was not a presidential election year, 1840 was.
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His name was Benjamin Harrison. He was the father of the Benjamin Harrison who signed the Declaration of Independence.
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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…
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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.
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