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Bharrison

Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States






TermEdit

23rd President of the United States
Republican
March 4, 1889 - March 4, 1893  (55-59)
Preceded by Grover Cleveland
Succeeded by Grover Cleveland


DataEdit

Full Name Benjamin Harrison
Born August 20, 1833
Birthplace North Bend, Ohio
Alma Mater Miami University (1852)
Died March 13, 1901  (67 years)
Deathplace Indianapolis, Indiana


ParentsEdit

John Scott Harrison
Born October 4, 1804
Father William Henry Harrison  (1773-1841) (68 years)
Mother Anna Tuthill Symmes  (1775-1864) (89 years)
Marriage 1831 - 1850  (19 years, widowed)
Died May 25, 1878  (73 years)


Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin
Born July 18, 1810
Father Archibald Irwin  (1772-1840) (68 years)
Mother Mary Ramsey  (1781-1813) (32 years)
Children 10
Died August 15, 1850  (40 years)


SiblingsEdit

Paternal Half-Siblings

1. Elizabeth Short Harrison  (1825-1904) (79 years)

(married 1847  George Eaton  (1820-66) (46 years))

2. William Henry Harrison  (1827-29) (2 years)

3. Sarah Lucretia Harrison  (1829-1917) (88 years)

(married 1859  Thomas Devin  (1826-1906) (80 years))


4. Archibald Irwin Harrison  (1832-70) (38 years)

(married 1855  Elizabeth Sheets  (1836-70) (34 years))

5. Mary Jane Irwin Harrison  (1835-67) (32 years)

(married 1859  Samuel Morris  (1833-1913) (80 years))

6. Anna Symmes Harrison  (1837-38) (1 year)
7. John Irwin Harrison  (1839-39) (1 day)

8. Carter Bassett Harrison  (1840-1905) (65 years)

(married 1864  Sophia Dashiell  (1826-1927) (101 years))

9. Anna Symmes Harrison  (1842-1926) (84 years)

(married 1869  Samuel Morris  (1833-1913) (80 years))

10. John Scott Harrison Jr.  (1844-1926) (82 years)

(married 1872  Marie Lytle  (1855-1935) (80 years))

11. James Findlay Harrison  (1847-48) (1 year)
12. James Irwin Harrison  (1849-50) (1 year)


MarriagesEdit

1. Caroline Lavinia Scott
Born October 1, 1832
Father John Witherspoon Scott  (1800-92) (92 years)
Mother Mary Potts Neal  (1811-76) (65 years)
Marriage October 20, 1853 - October 25, 1892  (39 years, widowed)
Died October 25, 1892  (60 years)


2. Mary Scott Lord Dimmick
Born April 30, 1858
Father Russell Farnham Lord  (1802-67) (65 years)
Mother Elizabeth Mayhew Scott  (1828-89) (61 years)
First Husband Walter Erskine Dimmick  (1856-82) (26 years)
First Marriage October 21, 1881 - January 14, 1882  (2 months, widowed)
Second Marriage April 6, 1896 - March 13, 1901  (4 years, died)
Died January 5, 1948  (89 years)


Children with Caroline Scott HarrisonEdit

1. Russell Benjamin Harrison
Born August 12, 1854
Wife Mary Angeline Saunders  (1861-1944) (83 years)
Marriage January 9, 1884 - December 13, 1936  (52 years, died)
Children Marthena, William
Died December 13, 1936  (82 years)


2. Mary Scott Harrison
Born April 3, 1858
Husband James Robert McKee  (1857-1942) (85 years)
Marriage November 5, 1884 - October 28, 1930  (45 years, died)
Children Benjamin, Mary
Died October 28, 1930  (72 years)


Children with Mary Lord Dimmick HarrisonEdit

3. Elizabeth Harrison
Born February 21, 1897
Husband James Blaine Walker  (1889-1978) (89 years)
Marriage April 6, 1921 - December 25, 1955  (34 years, died)
Children Jane, Benjamin
Died December 25, 1955  (58 years)



OccupationEdit

Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Territories  (1883-87)

Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Transportation Routes to the Seaboard  (1881-83)

U.S. Senator from Indiana  (1881-87)

Reporter of the Indiana State Supreme Court  (1861-68)

Lawyer


Military ServiceEdit

One-Star Brevet Brigadier General in the United States Army  (1862-65)


Presidential Election of 1888Edit

1. Benjamin Harrison
Birth/Death 1833 - 1901  (68 years)
State Indiana
Occupation Former U.S. Senator from Indiana  (1881-87)
Political Party Republican
Vice President

Levi P. Morton  (1824-1920) (NY)

Former U.S. Minister to France  (1881-85)

Popular Vote 5, 443, 892  (47.8%)
Electoral Vote 233  (20 states)


2. Grover Cleveland
Birth/Death 1837 - 1908  (71 years)
State New York
Occupation Incumbent President of the United States  (1885-89, 1893-97)
Political Party Democratic
Vice President

Allen G. Thurman  (1813-95) (OH)

Former U.S. Senator from Ohio  (1869-81)

Popular Vote 5, 543, 488  (48.63%)
Electoral Vote 168  (18 states)


3. Clinton B. Fisk
Birth/Death 1828 - 1890  (62 years)
State New Jersey
Occupation Banker, Educator
Political Party Prohibition
Vice President

John A. Brooks  (1836-97) (MO)

Educator

Popular Vote 249, 819  (2.2%)
Electoral Vote 0


4. Alson Streeter
Birth/Death 1823 - 1901  (78 years)
State Illinois
Occupation Former Illinois State Senator  (1885-88)
Political Party Union Labor
Vice President

Charles E. Cunningham  (1823-95) (AR)

Businessman and Educator

Popular Vote 146, 602  (1.31%)
Electoral Vote 0


Vice PresidentEdit

Levi P. Morton  (1824-1920) NY 1889-93


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
James G. Blaine  (1830-93) ME 1889-92
William F. Wharton  (1847-1919) MA 1892
John W. Foster  (1836-1917) IN 1892-93
William F. Wharton  (1847-1919) MA 1893


Secretary of the Treasury
William Windom  (1827-91) MN 1889-91
Charles Foster  (1828-1904) OH 1891-93


Secretary of War
Redfield Proctor  (1831-1908) VT 1889-91
Stephen Benton Elkins  (1841-1911) WV 1891-93


Attorney General
William H.H. Miller  (1840-1917) IN 1889-93


Secretary of the Navy
Benjamin F. Tracy  (1830-1915) NY 1889-93


Postmaster General
John Wanamaker  (1838-1922) PA 1889-93


Secretary of the Interior
John Willock Noble  (1831-1912) MO 1889-93


Secretary of Agriculture
Jeremiah McLain Rusk  (1830-93) WI 1889-93


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
Melville Fuller  (1833-1910) ME 1888-1910  (22 years)


Associate Justices
Samuel Freeman Miller  (1816-90) IA 1862-90  (28 years)
Stephen Johnson Field  (1816-99) CA 1863-97  (34 years)
Joseph P. Bradley  (1813-92) NJ 1870-92  (22 years)
John Marshall Harlan  (1833-1911) KY 1877-1911  (34 years)
Stanley Matthews  (1824-89) OH 1881-89  (8 years)
Horace Gray  (1828-1902) MA 1881-1902  (21 years)
Samuel Blatchford  (1820-93) NY 1882-93  (11 years)
Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II  (1825-93) MS 1888-93  (5 years)
David Josiah Brewer  (1837-1910) KS 1889-1910  (21 years)
Henry Billings Brown  (1836-1913) MI 1890-1906  (16 years)
George Shiras Jr.  (1832-1924) PA 1892-1903  (11 years)
Howell Edmunds Jackson  (1832-95) TN 1893-95  (2 years)