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Bharrison

Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States









23rd President
Political Party Republican
Term March 4, 1889 - March 4, 1893  (55-59)
Vice President Levi P. Morton
Predecessor Grover Cleveland
Successor Grover Cleveland




Full Name Benjamin Harrison
Birth

August 20, 1833

North Bend, Ohio

Father John Scott Harrison  (1804-1878)
Mother Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin Harrison  (1810-1850)
Brothers

William Henry Harrison  (1827-1829, Paternal Half-Brother)

Archibald Irwin Harrison  (1832-1870)

John Irwin Harrison  (1839-1839)

Carter Bassett Harrison  (1840-1904)

John Scott Harrison  (1844-1926)

James Findlay Harrison  (1847-1848)

James Irwin Harrison  (1849-1850)

Sisters

Elizabeth Harrison Eaton  (1825-1904, Paternal Half-Sister)

Sarah Harrison Devin  (1829-1917, Paternal Half-Sister)

Mary Harrison Morris  (1835-1867)

Anna Symmes Harrison  (1837-1838)

Anna Harrison Morris  (1842-1926)

Alma Mater Miami University  (1852)
Military Services

Brigadier General

United States Union Army

1862-1865

Occupation

U.S. Senator from Indiana  (1881-1887)

Lawyer

Death

March 13, 1901

Indianapolis, Indiana

(67 years)




Marriages
Caroline Lavinia Scott  (1832-1892)

Married October 20, 1853

Widowed October 25, 1892

(39 years)

Mary Scott Lord Dimmick  (1858-1948)

Married April 6, 1896

(4 years)




Children

Russell Benjamin Harrison

(m.1884 Mary Saunders)

(1 son, 1 daughter)

Born August 12, 1854

Died December 13, 1936

(82 years)

Mary Scott Harrison McKee

(m.1884 James McKee)

(1 son, 1 daughter)

Born April 3, 1858

Died October 28, 1930

(72 years)

Elizabeth Harrison Walker

(m.1921 James Walker)

(1 son, 2 daughters)

Born February 21, 1897

Died December 25, 1955

(58 years)




Presidential Election of 1888
Nominees Running Mate Political Party  Popular Vote Electoral Vote

Benjamin Harrison  (IN)

Levi P. Morton  (NY) Republican 5,443,892  (47.80%) 233

Grover Cleveland  (NY)

Incumbent

Allen G. Thurman  (OH) Democratic 5,534,488  (48.63%) 168
Clinton B. Fisk  (NJ) John A. Brooks  (MO) Prohibition 249,819  (2.20%) 0
Alson Streeter  (IL) Charles E. Cunningham  (AR) Union Labor 146,602  (1.31%) 0
Robert H. Cowdrey  (IL) William H.T. Wakefield  (KS) United Labor 2,818  (0.02%) 0
James L. Curtis  (NY) Peter D. Wigginton  (CA) American 1,612  (0.01%) 0
Belva A. Lockwood  (DC) Charles S. Wells  (NY) National Equal Rights 0  (0.0%) 0




Presidential Cabinet
Name Office Term

James G. Blaine  (ME)

John W. Foster  (IN)

Secretary of State

1889-1892

1892-1893

William Windom  (MN)

Charles W. Foster  (OH)

Secretary of Treasury

1889-1891

1891-1893

Redfield Proctor  (VT)

Stephen B. Elkins  (WV)

Secretary of War

1889-1891

1891-1893

William H.H. Miller  (IN) Attorney General 1889-1893
Benjamin F. Tracy  (NY) Secretary of the Navy 1889-1893
John Wanamaker  (PA) Postmaster General 1889-1893
John W. Noble  (MO) Secretary of the Interior 1889-1893
Jeremiah M. Rusk  (WI) Secretary of Agriculture 1889-1893




United States Supreme Court
Nominee Position Term
Melville Fuller  (ME) Chief Justice 1888-1910  (22 years, died)

Samuel F. Miller  (IA)

Stephen J. Field  (CA)

Joseph P. Bradley  (NJ)

John M. Harlan  (KY)

Stanley Matthews  (OH)

Horace Gray  (MA)

Samuel Blatchford  (NY)

Lucius Q.C. Lamar II  (MS)

David J. Brewer  (KS)

Henry B. Brown  (MN)

George Shiras Jr.  (PA)

Howell Jackson  (TN)

Associate Justice

1862-1890  (28 years, retired)

1863-1897  (34 years, retired)

1870-1892  (22 years, died)

1877-1911  (34 years, died)

1881-1889  (8 years, died)

1881-1902  (21 years, died)

1882-1893  (11 years, died)

1888-1893  (5 years, died)

1889-1910  (21 years, died)

1890-1906  (16 years, retired)

1892-1903  (11 years, retired)

1893-1895  (2 years, died)

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