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BENJAMIN HARRISON
Twenty-Third U.S. President

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March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1893

VICE PRESIDENT
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Levi P. Morton

FIRST LADY
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Caroline Harrison*

starbar.gif (1814 bytes) BORN:  August 23, 1833

*Died during her husband's term

     North Bend, Ohio
GRANDSON of WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, our 9th President.
CHILDREN:  1 Son, 1 Daughter
Benjamin Harrison's wife Caroline died in the White House in 1892.  Three years after leaving office he married Caroline's neice Mary Scott Lord Dimmick with whom he later had a daughter
MILITARY SERVICE:  Brigadier General, US Army, Civil War
PROFESSION:  Attorney, Soldier
POLITICAL PARTY:  Republican
HOME STATE:  Indiana
POLITICAL OFFICES:  U. S. Senator
NICKNAME:  "Kid Gloves Harrison", "Little Ben"
DIED:  March 13, 1901  (Age - 67)
BURIED:  Indianapolis, Indiana
"The ideal, or even my own ideal, I shall probably not attain." 
     President Harrison in his inaugural speech.

 

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