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  President Benjamin Harrison Museum
Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893.
Benjamin Harrison lived in the home until his death in 1901, except for the years he spent in Washington, D. In 1876 Harrison ran for Governor of Indiana.
Harrison genealogy, the presidency of the United States, Indiana history and the Victorian era are among topics of the remainder of the book collections.
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  Benjamin Harrison - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A grandson of President William Henry Harrison and great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V, Benjamin was born on August 20, 1833, in North Bend, Hamilton County, Ohio as the second of eight children of John Scott Harrison (later a U.S. Congressman from Ohio) and Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin.
Harrison served in the Union Army during the Civil War, and was appointed Commander of the 70th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment in August of 1862.
Benjamin Harrison VI eventually died from influenza and pneumonia on Wednesday, March 13, 1901 and is interred in Crown Hill Cemetery.
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 Benjamin Harrison - MSN Encarta
Harrison's family name, his mastery of Indiana laws, and his membership in the new Republican Party led to his appointment as assistant city attorney.
Harrison sat out the first part of the Civil War, but then was commissioned colonel and commanded the 70th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, which he created in 1862 at the request of Governor Oliver P. Morton.
Harrison's unit was later transferred to the army of General William Tecumseh Sherman, and in 1864, Harrison and his men fought in the bloody Atlanta campaign.
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 COL Benjamin Harrison
Benjamin Harrison was commissioned a captain in the l3th on Dec. 16, 1776.
Harrison served as Colonel on a tour of active duty in the Militia of Westmoreland County during September 1782 for which certificate of public debt #2641 in the amount of £10.5.10 was issued under the Militia Loan of Apr. 1, 1784 (pay £9.7.6, bounty £0.18.4).
Harrison County was named for Col. Benjamin Harrison, an early resident of Bourbon, the first Sheriff of that county, and its representative in the State at the time of the formation of Harrison County.
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 Colonial Hall: Biography of Benjamin Harrison
Harrison's life, in which few incidents either of a private or political nature are recorded of him, we arrive at the year 1774, the era of the memorable congress which laid the foundation of American liberty, of which body Mr.
Harrison was a member, and, in connection with his colleagues, introduced such a series of amendments as were thought advisable, and which, after passing the convention, formed tile basis of the alterations which were subsequently made.
Harrison became connected by marriage with Elizabeth Bassett, daughter of Colonel William Bassett, of the county of New Kent, a niece to the sister of Mrs.
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 Benjamin Harrison - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Harrison was appointed special assistant U.S. attorney by the administration of Ulysses S. Grant to defend the commission.
In 1879, Harrison was appointed by President Rutherford B. Hayes to the Mississippi River Commission, which oversaw the development of economic activity on the river.
Harrison campaigned for Blaine, who was defeated in the presidential election by the Democratic governor of New York, Grover Cleveland.
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 Benjamin Harrison - Webb Summer Resident 1895-1901
Harrison, son of a congressman, grandson of a President, and great-grandson of a signer of the Declaration of Independence, became the twenty-third President of the United States at age fifty-three.
Harrison expressed his desire not to run on numerous occasions, perplexed that his difficulties in office were often attributed to his inability to unbend enough and administrative mistakes.
Harrison had been confined to her bed since May. It was early determined that she was suffering from tuberculosis—a diagnosis her husband chose to keep to himself.
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 Benjamin Harrison Day (2003) Teaching Component - Biography of Benjamin Harrison
Benjamin Harrison was born in 1833 at North Bend, Ohio, at the home of his grandfather, William Henry Harrison.
Harrison responded and was assigned the responsibility of recruiting and leading troops for the Indiana 70th Volunteer Regiment.
Harrison left the White House, he was fatigued from his term in office and still mourning the loss of his wife Caroline.
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 Benjamin Harrison Biography
Harrison chaired the Indiana delegation to the Republican National Convention of 1880 and strengthened his ties to the “Plumed Knight,” Senator James G. Blaine of Maine.
Though Harrison trailed four other candidates in the presidential nomination on the first ballot at the Republican National Convention of 1888, the backing of Blaine and the move to Harrison on the fourth ballot by most of New York's 72 delegates provided the momentum that led to the presidential nomination on the eighth ballot.
Harrison responded with what was recognized as a very effective campaign in defense of the protective tariff, delivering some 90 speeches from his “front porch” in Indianapolis.
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 Benjamin Harrison
Benjamin Harrison was born at the home of his grandfather, William Henry Harrison, in North Bend, Ohio.
Harrison grew up on a farm called The Point, given to his father by his grandfather when the elder man was elected President.
In 1881, Harrison was elected by the Indiana legislature to serve in the Senate.
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 President Benjamin Harrison
Benjamin Harrison was a member of the Continental Congress during the years 1774, 1775 and 1776, and was one of the original signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Gen. William Henry Harrison, the son of the distinguished patriot of the Revolution, after a successful career as a soldier during the War of 1812, and with a clean record as Governor of the Northwestern Territory, was elected President of the United States in 1840.
Harrison as the chief standard-bearer of the Republican party was great in every particular, and on tiis account, and the attitude it assumed upon the vital questions of the day, chief among which was the tariff, awoke a deep interest in the campaign throughout the nation.
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
Benjamin Harrison's father was John Scott Harrison (1809–1878), the only American to be the son of one president and the father of another.
A year after Harrison's arrival in Indianapolis, William Wallace, the brother of the soldier and author Lew Wallace and the son of former Indiana governor David Wallace, had invited Harrison to form a law partnership.
Harrison's addresses were gathered and edited by Charles Hedges in Speeches of Benjamin Harrison, Twenty-Third President of the United States (1892; reprint, Kennikat Press 1971).
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 American President
Benjamin Harrison was born in 1833 in North Bend, Ohio, to a prominent family that had a legacy of political activism.
Harrison graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, near the top of his class and studied law with a prominent firm in Cincinnati.
Harrison lobbied successfully for the passage of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act of 1890, which required that silver be used in federal coinage, a concession to the western silver interests.
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 Indiana Historical Society
Benjamin Harrison was elected president of the United States in 1888 while living on North Delaware Street in Indianapolis.
The grandson of a former president, William Henry Harrison, Benjamin Harrison was an Ohio-born and educated attorney who began his legal practice in Indianapolis in 1854.
An official in the newly established Republican party during the 1850s, Harrison was elected reporter of the Indiana Supreme Court in 1860, a position he continued to fill while serving as an officer in the Civil War.
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 Benjamin Harrison - Simple English Wikipedia
Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was the 23rd President of the United States (1889-1893).
After Benjamin Harrison served one full four-year term as President, Cleveland ran again and, this time, beat Harrison.
Besides being President, Benjamin Harrison was a successful lawyer.
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 23rd President, Benjamin Harrison
Benjamin Harrison was born August 20, 1833, in North Bend, Ohio, at the home of his grandfather William Henry Harrison, who was later the ninth President.
Harrison had both these qualifications, but the only other elected office he ever held was Reporter to the Supreme Court of Indiana.
Harrison died March 13, 1901, in Indianapolis, Indiana, at the age of 67.
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 SPECTRUM Biographies - Benjamin Harrison
Because he was the grandson of ninth president William Henry Harrison, Benjamin Harrison entered the White House with the high hopes of the country upon his shoulders.
The family trait of service was carried on by Benjamin Harrison's grandson, who served in the Wyoming state legislature.
Harrison died of pneumonia on March 13, 1901 at the age of 67.
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 Benjamin Harrison
Known as the "iceberg," Harrison was unusually detached from the normal hurly-burly of politics, and in domestic matters, his presidential style was essentially passive.
This drawing of Harrison is thought to be a preliminary sketch for a large formal portrait by Eastman Johnson, which hangs today in the White House.
This folk portrayal of Benjamin Harrison is a memento from his 1888 presidential campaign.
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 Benjamin Harrison
Of Chief Executives, only Benjamin Harrison was the grandson of a President.
Benjamin Harrison was born Aug. 20, 1833, in his grandfather's beautiful home at North Bend, Ohio.
Harrison would never know "how close a number of men were compelled to approach...
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 American Experience | The Presidents | Benjamin Harrison | PBS
Grandson of William Henry Harrison, Benjamin Harrison managed to unseat Grover Cleveland in the 1888 election.
Harrison's concern for the enfranchisement of African Americans and his wielding of the American navy as a tool of coercive diplomacy foreshadowed the concerns of the 20th century...
Harrison signed the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 into law; as funded and administered, the legislation had no teeth, but it established the goal of a check on corporations that later presidents like Theodore Roosevelt could exploit more fully.
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 Benjamin Harrison
was born in North Bend, Ohio, on Aug. 20, 1833, the grandson of William Henry Harrison, the ninth president.
Benjamin Harrison, President of the United States - Harrison, Benjamin, 1833–1901, 23d President of the United States (1889–93), b.
Benjamin HARRISON - HARRISON, Benjamin (1726—1791) HARRISON, Benjamin, (father of Carter Bassett Harrison and...
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 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Harris-tuttle to Harrison
Beverley Randolph; grandfather of John Scott Harrison; ancestor of James Thomas Harrison; granduncle of Carter Henry Harrison; great-grandfather of Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); great-granduncle of
William Henry Harrison (1773-1841); second cousin of John Scott Harrison; second cousin once removed of Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); father of Carter Henry Harrison II; second cousin thrice removed of William Henry Harrison (1896-1990).
Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791); great-great-grandson of William Henry Harrison (1773-1841); great-grandson of John Scott Harrison; grandson of
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