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Wgharding

Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States






TermEdit

29th President of the United States
Republican
March 4, 1921 - August 2, 1923  (55-57)
Preceded by Woodrow Wilson
Succeeded by Calvin Coolidge


28th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
January 11, 1904 - January 8, 1906  (38-40)
Preceded by Harry L. Gordon
Succeeded by Andrew L. Harris


DataEdit

Full Name Warren Gamaliel Harding
Born November 2, 1865
Birthplace Blooming Grove, Ohio
Alma Mater Ohio Central College  (B.A. 1882)
Died August 2, 1923  (57 years)
Deathplace San Francisco, California


ParentsEdit

George Tryon Harding 
Born June 12, 1843
Father Charles Alexander Harding  (1820-78) (58 years)
Mother Mary Ann Crawford  (1823-95) (72 years)
Marriage 1864 - 1910  (46 years, widowed)
Died November 19, 1928  (85 years)


Phoebe Elizabeth Dickerson
Born December 21, 1843
Father Isaac Haines Dickerson  (1802-67) (65 years)
Mother Charity Malvina Van Kirk  (1803-73) (70 years)
Children 8
Died May 29, 1910  (66 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. Charity Malvina Harding  (1867-1951) (84 years)

(married 1886  Elton Remsberg  (1861-1943) (82 years))

2. Mary Clarissa Harding  (1868-1913) (45 years)
3. Eleanor Priscilla Harding  (1872-78) (6 years)
4. Charles Alexander Harding  (1874-78) (4 years)

5. Abigail Victoria Harding  (1876-1935) (59 years)

(married 1924  Ralph Lewis  (1870-1967) (97 years))

6. George Tryon Harding Jr.  (1878-1934) (56 years)

(married 1903  Elsie Weaver  (1881-1958) (77 years))

7. Phoebe Caroline Harding  (1879-1951) (72 years)

(married 1903  Heber Votaw  (1881-1962) (81 years))


MarriagesEdit

1. Florence Mabel Kling DeWolfe
Born August 15, 1860
Father Amos Kling  (1833-1913) (80 years)
Mother Louisa Mabel Hanford Bouton  (1835-93) (58 years)
First Husband Henry Atherton DeWolfe  (1859-94) (35 years)
First Marriage January 22, 1880 - 1886  (5-6 years, divorced)
Second Marriage July 8, 1891 - August 2, 1923  (32 years, died)
Died November 21, 1924  (64 years)


OccupationEdit

U.S. Senator from Ohio  (1915-21)

Member of the Ohio State Senate  (1900-04)

Newspaper Owner and Editor

Journalist

Teacher

Insurance Salesman


Presidential Election of 1920Edit

1. Warren G. Harding
Birth/Death 1865 - 1923  (58 years)
State Ohio
Occupation U.S. Senator from Ohio  (1915-21)
Political Party Republican
Vice President

Calvin Coolidge  (1872-1933) (MA)

Governor of Massachusetts  (1919-21)

Popular Vote 16, 144, 093  (60.32%)
Electoral Vote 404  (37 states)


2. James M. Cox
Birth/Death 1870 - 1957  (87 years)
State Ohio
Occupation Governor of Ohio  (1913-15, 1917-21)
Political Party Democratic
Vice President

Franklin D. Roosevelt  (1882-1945) (NY)

Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy of the United States  (1913-20)

Popular Vote 9, 139, 661  (34.15%)
Electoral Vote 127  (11 states)


3. Eugene V. Debs
Birth/Death 1855 - 1926  (71 years)
State Indiana
Occupation Former Member of the Indiana State General Assembly  (1885-87)
Political Party Socialist
Vice President

Seymour Stedman  (1871-1948) (IL)

Lawyer

Popular Vote 913, 693  (3.41%)
Electoral Vote 0


4. Parley P. Christensen
Birth/Death 1869 - 1954  (85 years)
State Illinois
Occupation Lawyer
Political Party Farmer-Labor
Vice President

Max S. Hayes  (1866-1945) (OH)

Newspaper Editor and Trade Union Activist

Popular Vote 265, 398  (0.99%)
Electoral Vote 0


5. Aaron S. Watkins
Birth/Death 1863 - 1941  (78 years)
State Indiana
Occupation Lawyer, Methodist Minister, and Educator
Political Party Prohibition
Vice President

D. Leigh Colvin  (1880-1959) (NY)

Lawyer

Popular Vote 188, 787  (0.71%)
Electoral Vote 0


6. James E. Ferguson
Birth/Death 1871 - 1944  (73 years)
State Texas
Occupation Former Governor of Texas  (1915-17)
Political Party American
Vice President

William J. Hough  (1888-1952) (NY)

Lawyer

Popular Vote 47, 968  (0.18%)
Electoral Vote 0


7. William Wesley Cox
Birth/Death 1865 - 1948  (83 years)
State Missouri
Occupation Interior Decorator
Political Party Socialist Labor
Vice President

August Gillhaus  (1862-1932) (NY)

Labor Organizer

Popular Vote 31, 084  (0.12%)
Electoral Vote 0


8. Robert Colvin Macauley
Birth/Death 1865 - 1951  (86 years)
State Pennsylvania
Occupation Lawyer
Political Party Single Tax
Vice President

Richard C. Barnum  (1881-1945) (OH)

Publisher

Popular Vote 5, 750  (0.02%)
Electoral Vote 0


Vice PresidentEdit

Calvin Coolidge  (1872-1933) MA 1921-23


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
Charles Evans Hughes  (1862-1948) NY 1921-23


Secretary of the Treasury
Andrew Mellon  (1855-1937) PA 1921-23


Secretary of War
John W. Weeks  (1860-1926) MA 1921-23


Attorney General
Harry M. Daugherty  (1860-1941) OH 1921-23


Secretary of the Navy
Edwin Denby  (1870-1929) MI 1921-23


Postmaster General
Will H. Hays  (1879-1954) IN 1921-22
Hubert Work  (1860-1942) CO 1922-23
Harry Stewart New  (1858-1937) IN 1923


Secretary of the Interior
Albert B. Fall  (1861-1944) NM 1921-23
Hubert Work  (1860-1942) CO 1923


Secretary of Agriculture
Henry Cantwell Wallace  (1866-1924) IA 1921-23


Secretary of Commerce
Herbert Hoover  (1874-1964) CA 1921-23


Secretary of Labor
James J. Davis  (1873-1947) PA 1921-23


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
Edward Douglass White  (1845-1921) LA 1910-21  (11 years)
William Howard Taft  (1857-1930) OH 1921-30  (9 years)


Associate Justices
Joseph McKenna  (1843-1926) CA 1897-1925  (28 years)
Oliver Wendall Holmes Jr.  (1841-1935) MA 1902-32  (30 years)
William R. Day  (1849-1923) OH 1903-22  (19 years)
Willis Van Deventer  (1859-1941) WY 1910-37  (27 years)
Mahlon Pittney  (1858-1924) NJ 1912-22  (10 years)
James Clark McReynolds  (1862-1946) TN 1914-41  (27 years)
Louis Brandeis  (1856-1941) MA 1916-39  (23 years)
John Hessin Clarke  (1857-1945) OH 1916-22  (6 years)
George Sutherland  (1862-1942) UT 1922-38  (16 years)
Pierce Butler  (1866-1939) MN 1922-39  (17 years)
Edward Terry Sanford  (1865-1930) NC 1923-30  (7 years)