William Henry Harrison

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.

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How old is William Henry Harrison?

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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What killed William Henry Harrison?

He had a chest cold which turned into pneumonia.

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What were William Harrison goals?

one goal was to create a constitutional amendment to limit the presidency to one term

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Who was Harrison Street in Chicago named after?

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 Names" (published 1988) by Don Hayner and Tom McNamee, is perhaps the one and only book currently available on Chicago street names. It may not be totally "definitive" but it does have some valuable information on street numbering and name changes.

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What was William Henry Harrison's favorite color?

im kinda sure its blue

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What is one interesting fact about William Henry Harrison?

He was the first to die in office. He died one month after the swearing in from giving a 2 hour speech and died from pneumonia. He also introduced slogans and campaign songs to political campaigns. His father signed the Declaration of Independence making him Virginia nobility and not from a log cabin family.

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What was the relationship between William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison?

Benjamin Harrison was the grandson of William Harrison

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What does William H Harrison's mother look like?

I do not think any pictures of her still exist. Not much is known about her. in short, I do not think anyone knows what she looked like.

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What job was held by both Harrison and Taylor?

William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor both served as President of the United States.

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When did William Henry Harrison die?

William Henry Harrison died on April 4, 1841 at the age of 68.

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What is William Henry Gates known for?

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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What was William Henry Harrison most known for?

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 Senate. Later he was appointed ambassador to Columbia. He grew up in Virginia where his father signed the Declaration of Independence was a governor of Virginia.

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When was Henry H Spalding born?

he was born in 1803 or 1804 in bath new york

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What presidents were members of the whig party?

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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What number president was William Henry Harrison?

Ninth President.

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Were William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison related?

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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How long was William Henry Harrison the President of the United States?

William Henry Harrison was the US President for 31 days. The 9th President of the United States was William Henry Harrison from March 4, 1841 to April 4, 1841. He fell ill with pneumonia shortly after his inaugural address and died after a month. To date he's the shortest-serving of any US President. Vice President John Tyler succeeded Harrison as president.

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What were William Henry Harrison's terms?

William Henry Harrison took office in 1840. On April 4, 1841, he died--the first President to die in office. He died of pneumonia. He died in his first term of office.

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When did William Henry Harrison serve in the military?

William Henry Harrison was the 9th US president. He served as a member of the Whig Party. He won the 1840 presidential election and after his inauguration in 1841, he shortly died from pneumonia on April 4, 1841.He had a military career which was highlighted in 1811. He led a US army and defeated a confederation of Native American Tribes. In 1813, he led the US army to a victory over the British at the Battle of the Thames.

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How long was William Henry Harrison in office?

William Henry Harrison started his political career as the delegate from the North West Territory from 1799 March 4 to 1800 May 14, 1 year 2 months and 10 days. He then became the first governor of Indiana for nearly 12 years, from nearly 1801 January 1 to 1812 December 28.

During the war Harrison resumed duties in the military. He would rejoin government in 1816, serving for about 2 1/2 years as a US Congressman from Ohio, 1816 October 8 to 1819 March 3. He then became a Ohio State Senator for 2 years from 1819 to 1821.

Harrison later became a US Senator for Ohio for 3 years 2 1/2 months from 1825 March 4 to 1828 May 20, when he resigned to become the Minister to Gran Colombia, a post which he would hold for 1 year 4 months, 1828 May 24 to 1829 September 26.

After a break, Harrison would run for president in 1836, coming in second to Van Buren. In 1840 he won the presidential election, and took office on 1841 March 4. William Henry Harrison died after one month in office, on April 4.

In total, Harrison served in public office for about 22 years, plus having served in the military for many years.

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On last nights DealNoDeal how much money did the hero end up with?

If you are talking about the firefighter hero, he only got 25 dollars! But they gave him a car

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Who was the US President after William Henry Harrison?

Tyler

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What did President William Henry Harrison accomplish while in office?

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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What did William Henry Harrison do in the War of 1812?

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.

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Who is William Henry Harrison's grandfather?

He was Benjamin Harrison IV, father of the Benjamin Harrison who signed the

Declaration of Independence.

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