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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.
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...
The 9th President of the United States was William Henry Harrisonfrom March 4, 1841 to April 4, 1841. He only served 31days , then died from pneumonia.
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,...
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 President...
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 served...
He served in the army from 1791-1798 and was called back from  1812-1814 to serve as a general in the War of 1812. He was  territorial governor of Indiana from 1800 to 1812. The he served a  term in Congress, a term as state senator from Ohio, as a senator  from Ohio and ambassador to Columbia....
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 around  160 lbs.
William Henry Harrison was born on February 9, 1773.
Benjamin Harrison lived in Indiana his entire adult life. He  represented 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 Southampton  County and then entered the University of Pennsylvania Medical  School. He dropped out and joined the army when he could no longer  afford the classes.
When William Henry Harrison delivered his inaugural address, how long did it last?ORHow 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 the...
He first ran unsuccessfully in 1836 and was elected on his second  run 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 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.
1841 is the year Harrison was President. The dollar was minted in  2009, and is worth one dollar.
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.
Daniel Webster was the Secretary of State appointed by Harrison. He stayed on under the Tyler administration.
When the war began, Harrison was commissioned as general in the  Kentucky militia. He soon was made a major general in the US army.  His army eventually retook Detroit, then crossed into Canada and  won the Battle of the Thames which secured the Northwest and made  Harrison 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
Yes, he was in the army for many years, fighting in the War of 1812  and 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.
I think for the obvious reason that politicians sometimes distort the truth- they think it will help them win the election and do no great harm in the long run. Harrison really was an Indian fighter and he really had been lived in frontier Indiana. (No good reason to mention that he now lived in a...
Martin Van Buren was William Henry Harrison's predecessor whenHarrison became president, and remained so after Harrison died. Harrison's successor was John Tyler.
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 States  of America. He died on April 4, 1841, at the age of 68 in  Washington 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 was president from March 4 to April 4 in 1841. He served the shortest term of any other American president-30 days. He died of a cold that turned into pneumonia.
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.
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 few  years 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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he died of pneumonia within a month. his wife claimed it was because he refused to wear an overcoat for the inauguration, and the weather was brutally cold.
He actually served for only one month. He died from pneumonia,  probably because he was old and was weakened by cold weather while  giving his very long inaugural address. He would no doubt have been  cured by modern medicine.
he was an indepedent child and grew up to be the ninth presedent of the united states of America.