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  William McKinley
William McKinley, the twenty-fifth president of the United States, was born in Niles, Trumbull county, Ohio, on the 29th of January 1843.
McKinley reflected the strong sentiment of his manufacturing constituency in behalf of a high protective tariff, and he soon became known in Congress (where he particularly attracted the attention of James G. Blaine) as one of the most diligent students of industrial policy and questions affecting national taxation.
McKinley's message to the new Congress dwelt upon the necessity of an immediate reyision of the tariff and revenue system of the country, and the so-called Dingley Tariff Bill was accordingly passed through both houses, and was approved by the President on the 24th of July.
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 William McKinley - MSN Encarta
McKinley was the seventh of nine children born to William and Nancy Allison McKinley, both of Scots-Irish descent.
William McKinley, Jr., was born in Niles on January 29, 1843.
In 1869 McKinley met Ida Saxton, daughter of a wealthy Canton businessman and banker.
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 William McKinley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
William McKinley, the 25th president of the United States, was born in Niles, Ohio on January 29, 1843.
McKinley was elected governor of Ohio in 1891, serving a second term in 1893.
President McKinley attempted to prevent war and endeavored to persuade the Spanish government to adopt a conciliatory policy with the Cuban insurrectionists.
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 President William McKinley
William McKinley's moral and political crusade is a drama that suggests the complexity of both the man and the people he served.
McKinley's moral philosophy was grounded on a puritanical and religious faith that aimed at leading mankind to the holiness of Christian civilization.
William McKinley was born in January 29, 1843, the son of James and Nancy McKinley.
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 Ohio Historical Society | Ohio Governors
McKinley was born at Niles, Ohio, January 29, 1843, the seventh son of William and Nancy Allison McKinley.
The McKinley family in Pennsylvania and later in Ohio was engaged in the manufacture of iron.
In 1869 McKinley was elected prosecuting attorney of Stark County.
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 William McKinley
William McKinley, as a youth became president of the Everett Literary and Debating Society.
In 1876, William McKinley, at the age of 33 became a United States House of Representatives which be held for 14 years, except in the election of 1882.
McKinley was a strong believer of a high tariff, and he was involved with the McKinley Tariff Act.
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
William McKinley, the 25th president of the United States (1897–1901), elected when the prestige and influence of the presidency was low, restored and expanded the power and authority of his office.
William McKinley was born on Jan. 29, 1843, in Niles, Ohio, the seventh child of William and Nancy McKinley.
McKinley served at Antietam and in the Shenandoah Valley, leaving the army with the brevet rank of major, a title that he retained throughout his political career.
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 William McKinley
When William was nine, she moved her family to nearby Poland, Ohio in order that they could pursue a better education, leaving their father behind for a few years to manage the family foundry.
In 1876, McKinley at the age of 33 was elected to represent the northeastern Ohio district in Congress.
McKinley attracted the attention of Cleveland industrialist, Marcus A. Hanna who was eager to be the maker of a president and to be the man who exercised power behind the scenes.
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 William McKinley Biography plus pictures, news, information and products.
William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th President of the United States.
On the third of June 1891, William McKinley was initiated to Sigma Alpha Epsilon by the Ohio Theta chapter.
McKinley was the first president to ride in an automobile (the electric ambulance that took him to the hospital after he was shot).
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
William McKinley was born in Niles, Ohio, on Jan. 29, 1843.
McKinley was defeated for reelection to the House in 1890 because of gerrymandering but was elected governor of Ohio in 1891 and in 1893 with substantial pluralities.
McKinley's papers were published in part as Speeches and Addresses of William McKinley, from March 1, 1897 to May 30, 1900 (Doubleday 1900).
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 William McKinley
McKinley served in the Civil War and after retiring as a major in 1867 he became a lawyer in Canton, Ohio.
McKinley, a Republican, was elected to Congress in 1877.
McKinley was selected by the Republican Party as their candidate in the 1896 presidential election.
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 1896: William McKinley
William McKinley (1843-1901), former Congressman and Governor of Ohio, won the 1896 election and became the 23rd U.S. President.
William McKinley was born at Niles, O., January 29th, 1843, and is therefore just past 53 years of age.
It was the misfortune of the McKinley Act that it took effect at the opening of a presidential contest, and when "labor troubles" excited the public mind.
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 President William McKinley: Health & Medical History
McKinley was 5 feet 7 inches tall, shorter than the average man. He was ridiculed as a "little boy" when he ran for President in 1896 [7].
McKinley's manhood should not have been open to challenge, given that he enlisted in the Army at age 17, just weeks after the Civil War began at Ft. Sumter, and that he served in the field virtually the entire war, including the battles of South Mountain, Antietam, Winchester, Cedar Creek, and countless others [6a].
McKinley recovered a few moments later, and resumed her part in the conversation where she had left off [1c].
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 SPECTRUM Biographies - William McKinley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
William McKinley spent his early years in Niles, Ohio.
McKinley's educational roots were fostered in the Niles Public School system.
The highlights of McKinley's first term were a boom in United States prosperity and the Spanish-American War, which brought Puerto Rico, Cuba, Guam, and the Philippines under U.S. influence.
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 American Experience | The Presidents | William McKinley | PBS
McKinley, an experienced legislator and coalition builder, was elected by the greatest popular majority in decades.
McKinley's strong presidency was brought to an end by an assassin's bullet...
His opponent, William Jennings Bryan, won the Democratic nomination in large part for his speech at the convention railing against the gold standard.
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 TheHistoryNet | American History | President William McKinley: Assassinated by an Anarchist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
McKinley's final public appearance in Buffalo was an afternoon reception in the Temple of Music, an ornate red-brick hall on the exposition grounds.
According to biographer Margaret Leech, McKinley "carried to Congress an emotional conviction that the solution for all the country's economic ills was to make the already high tariff rates higher still." By 1900, however, he saw reciprocity as a means for commercial expansion and a way to promote world peace.
McKinley was a veteran of the Civil War and retained vivid memories of the bloody conflict.
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 USA-Presidents.Info - William McKinley
William McKinley (January 29, 1843 - September 1, 1901) was the 25th President of the United States, from 1897 until his assasination in 1901.
At the 1896 Republican Convention, in time of depression, the wealthy Cleveland businessman Marcus Alonzo Hanna ensured the nomination of his friend William McKinley as "the advance agent of prosperity." The Democrats, advocating the "free and unlimited coinage of both silver and gold"--which would have mildly inflated the currency--nominated William Jennings Bryan.
Interment is in the McKinley Monument (adjacent to West Lawn Cemetery), Canton, Ohio.
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 William McKinley Elementary
McKinley's school population of 530 students is comprised of a rich mixture of language and cultural backgrounds.
McKinley was honored as a California Distinguished School in 1997 and Title I Achieving Schools in 2004.
McKinley, a K-5 school located in Burbank, California, is a "family tradition!" The school was built in 1928 and has been a "second home" for many children.
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 WILLIAM McKINLEY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
McKinley, a very dedicated husdand was constantly by his wife's side while still continuing to climb the political ladder.
In the spring of 1901, the Pan-American Exposition, opened and McKinley was to open the celebration, however, Ida was ill and the President sent Roosevelt in his place, promising to journey there in the fall.
McKinley, at the height of his career, kept his promise and left for Buffalo at the beginning of September.
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McKinley Presidential Library & Museum is a private nonprofit organization under the umbrella of the Stark County Historical Society.
William McKinley and his wife, Ida Saxton McKinley of Canton, spent many years of their married lives living in the Saxton family home which now serves as the home of the National First Ladies Library, located at 331 Market Avenue South.
The McKinley National Memorial is a classic and beautiful memorial to the president and his family, who are entombed here.
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 William McKinley, by Kevin Phillips
It is generally believed by strangers that the most interesting and significant part of Ohio's history lies in the part the state has played in national politics—as a "barometer" state and as the home of political leaders.
William McKinley was born in Ohio in 1843, mostly educated there, fought the Civil War in a Buckeye regiment, represented an Ohio district in Congress, and sat in the governor's chair in Columbus.
Between young Will McKinley's birth and his election to the presidency in 1896, the state's industrial innovation was the stuff of record books—literally.
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 Murder At the Expo: The Assassination of President William McKinley
McKinley is remembered as the first “modern” president, although in reality, he was probably more of a “bridge” between the old and the new.
McKinley was born on January 29, 1843 in Ohio, the “Land of Presidents.” The State of Ohio produced six presidents during the 19th century; more than any other state.
McKinley tried to console her but was overcome with grief himself and became resigned to the tragedy until the end of his days.
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 William McKinley Collection at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
William McKinley, the twenty-fifth president of the United States, was born in Niles, Ohio, in 1843, the son of William and Nancy (Allison) McKinley.
Active in the Republican Party, McKinley was elected prosecuting attorney of Stark County in 1869.
McKinley proved an effective, forceful executive who expanded the office of the presidency through better press relations and efficient use of staff and travel.
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 William McKinley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
McKinley was reluctant to meddle in that problem.
In September 1901, McKinley was assassinated at Buffalo's Pan American Exposition, and it is thought that this portrait was begun shortly after his death.
Typifying McKinley's speaking posture, the pose seems to be patterned on a photograph from the exposition, which showed him delivering the final speech of his career.
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 President William McKinley
McKinley attended public schools in Poland and in 1852 he enrolled in Ohio's Poland Seminary.
After his return from the army, McKinley studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1867.
McKinley's Administration, however, will be best remembered for spanning the time that America moved onto the world stage as a major player.
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