Facts About William Henry Harrison
|Presidency||William Henry Harrison, 9th President of United States, (March 4th – April 4th, 1841)|
|Born||February 9th, 1773, William Henry Harrison was conceived near Berkeley Farm, Virginia, The state of America|
|Died||April 4th, 1841, near Washington, D.C., United States|
|Cause of Death||pneumonia|
|Grave||William Henry Harrison Memorial, North Bend, OH|
|Parents||Benjamin Harrison V > Elizabeth (Bassett) Harrison|
|Spouse||Anna Harrison (married in 1795) is his wife|
|Children’s||John Cleves > Symmes Harrison > John Scott Harrison|
More About William Henry Harrison
- William Henry Harrison died just 32 days after becoming president. He died from pneumonia he got while standing in the pouring rain giving his inauguration speech.
- He served as the Governor of Virginia while his son was young.
- He couldn’t afford the tuition and dropped out to join the military.
- Harrison’s father did not approve his wife as military career.
- Harrison was nicknamed “Old Tippecanoe” and ran for president with the slogan “Tippecanoe and Tyler too” due to his victory at the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811.
List of Presidents in the United States