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William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States









9th President
Political Party Whig
Term March 4, 1841 - April 4, 1841  (68)
Vice President John Tyler
Predecessor Martin Van Buren
Successor John Tyler




Full Name William Henry Harrison
Birth

February 9, 1773

Charles City County, Virginia

Father Benjamin Harrison V  (1726-1791)
Mother Elizabeth Bassett Harrison  (1730-1792)
Brothers

Benjamin Harrison VI  (1755-1799)

Carter Bassett Harrison  (1756-1808)

Sisters

Elizabeth Harrison Dawson  (1751-1830)

Ann Harrison Coupland  (1753-1821)

Lucy Harrison Singleton  (1760-1809)

Sarah Harrison Minge  (1770-1812)

Military Services

Major General

Indiana Territory Militia

1811-1814


Lieutanant

United States Army

1791-1797

Occupation

United States Minister to Colombia  (1828-1829)

U.S. Senator from Ohio  (1825-1828)

Representative from Ohio's 1st District  (1816-1819)

Governor of the Indiana Territory  (1801-1812)

Representative from the Northwest Territory's At-large District  (1799-1800)

Army Officer

Death

April 4, 1841

Washington, D.C.

(68 years)




Marriages
Anna Tuthill Symmes  (1775-1864)

Married November 22, 1795

(45 years)




Children

Elizabeth Bassett Harrison Short

(m.1814 John Short)

(2 sons, 3 daughters)

Born September 29, 1796

Died September 27, 1846

(49 years)

John Cleves Symmes Harrison

(m.1819 Clarissa Pike)

(3 sons, 3 daughters)

Born October 28, 1798

Died October 30, 1830

(32 years)

Lucy Singleton Harrison Este

(m.1819 David Este)

(1 son, 1 daughter)

Born September 5, 1800

Died April 7, 1826

(25 years)

William Henry Harrison Jr.

(m.1824 Jane Irwin)

(4 sons)

Born September 3, 1802

Died September 6, 1838

(36 years)

John Scott Harrison

(m.1824 Lucretia Johnson)

(1 son, 2 daughters)

(m.1831 Elizabeth Irwin)

(7 sons, 3 daughters)

Born October 4, 1804

Died May 25, 1878

(73 years)

Benjamin Harrison

(m.1828 Louisa Bonner)

(1 son)

(m.1834 Mary Raney)

(2 sons)

Born May 5, 1806

Died June 9, 1840

(34 years)

Mary Symmes Harrison Thornton

(m.1829 John Thornton)

(3 sons, 3 daughters)

Born January 28, 1809

Died November 16, 1842

(33 years)

Carter Bassett Harrison

(m.1836 Mary Sutherland)

(1 daughter)

Born October 26, 1811

Died August 12, 1839

(27 years)

Anna Tuthill Harrison Taylor

(m.1836 William Taylor)

(3 sons, 9 daughters)

Born October 25, 1813

Died July 6, 1865

(51 years)

James Findlay Harrison

Born May 15, 1814

Died April 6, 1817

(2 years)




Presidential Election of 1840
Nominee Running Mate Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote
William Henry Harrison  (OH) John Tyler  (VA) Whig 1, 275, 390  (52.9%) 234

Martin Van Buren  (NY)

Incumbent

Richard M. Johnson  (KY) Democratic 1, 128, 854  (46.8%) 60
James G. Birney  (NY) Thomas Earle  (PA) Liberty 6, 797  (0.3%) 0




Presidential Cabinet
Name Office Term
Daniel Webster  (MA) Secretary of State 1841
Thomas Ewing  (OH) Secretary of Treasury 1841
John Bell  (TN) Secretary of War 1841
John J. Crittenden  (KY) Attorney General 1841
George E. Badger  (NC) Secretary of the Navy 1841
Francis Granger  (NY) Postmaster General 1841




United States Supreme Court
Nominee Position Term
Roger B. Taney  (MD) Chief Justice 1836-1864  (28 years, died)
Joseph Story  (MA) Associate Justice 1812-1845  (33 years, died)
Smith Thompson  (NY) Associate Justice 1823-1843  (20 years, died)
John McLean  (OH) Associate Justice 1829-1861  (32 years, died)
Henry Baldwin  (PA) Associate Justice 1830-1844  (14 years, died)
James M. Wayne  (GA) Associate Justice 1835-1867  (32 years, died)
John Catron  (TN) Associate Justice 1837-1865  (28 years, died)
John McKinley  (AL) Associate Justice 1837-1852  (15 years, died)
Peter V. Daniel  (VA) Associate Justice 1841-1860  (19 years, died)

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