Facts About Benjamin Harrison
|Presidency||Benjamin Harrison, Republican as well as Whig (before 1856) political parties (1856–1901)|
|Political Party||Republican Party|
|Born||August 20th, 1833, North Bend, Ohio, United States|
|Died||March 13th, 1901, in Indy, Indiana, at age 67|
|Cause of Death||Pneumonia|
|Grave||Crown Hill Graveyard and Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN|
|Parents||Elizabeth Ramsey > John Scott Harrison|
|Spouse||Mary Lord Dimmick > Caroline Scott|
|Children’s||Russell > Mary > Elizabeth|
More About Benjamin Harrison
- He was the grandson of the 9th president, William Henry Harrison.
- He was referred to as “the human iceberg” as he was reserved, cold and aloof.
- He appointed the former slave, Fredrick Douglass, as minister to Haiti.
- He was elected at the age of 55.
- He went to college at Miami.
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