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Wmckinley

William McKinley, 25th President of the United States










25th President
Political Party Republican
Term March 4, 1897 - September 14, 1901  (54-58)
Vice President

Garret Hobart  1897-1899

Theodore Roosevelt 1901

Predecessor Grover Cleveland
Successor Theodore Roosevelt




Full Name William McKinley, Jr.
Birth

January 29, 1843

Niles, Ohio

Father William McKinley  (1807-1892)
Mother Nancy Campbell Allison McKinley  (1809-1897)
Brothers

David Allison McKinley  (1829-1892)

James Rose McKinley  (1833-1889)

Abner Osborn McKinley  (1849-1904)

Sisters

Anna McKinley  (1832-1890)

Mary McKinley May  (1835-1868)

Helen Minerva McKinley  (1839-1924)

Sarah McKinley Duncan  (1840-1931)

Abigail Celia McKinley  (1845-1846)

Military Services

Major

United States Union Army

1861-1865

Occupation

39th Governor of Ohio  (1892-1896)

Lawyer

Death

September 14, 1901

Buffalo, New York

(58 years)




Marriages
Ida Saxton  (1847-1907)

Married January 25, 1871

(30 years)




Children
Katherine McKinley

Born December 25, 1871

Died  June 25, 1875

(3 years)

Ida McKinley

Born April 1, 1873

Died August 22, 1873

(4 months)




Presidential Election 1896
Nominees Running Mate Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote
William McKinley  (OH) Garret Hobart  (NJ) Republican 7,111,607  (51.03%) 271
William J. Bryan  (NE) Arthur Sewall  (ME) Democratic 6,509,052 (46.70%) 176
John M. Palmer  (IL) Simon B. Buckner  (KY) National Democratic 134,645  (0.97%) 0
Joshua Levering  (MD) Hale Johnson  (IL) Prohibition 131,312  (0.94%) 0
Charles Matchett  (NY) Matthew Maguire  (NJ) Socialist Labor 36,373  (0.26%) 0
Charles E. Bentley  (NE) James Southgate  (NC) National Prohibition 13,968  (0.10%) 0




Presidential Election of 1900
Nominees Running Mates Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote

William McKinley  (OH)

Incumbent

Theodore Roosevelt  (NY) Republican 7,228,864  (51.64%) 292
William J. Bryan  (NE) Adlai E. Stevenson  (IL) Democratic 6,370,932  (45.52%) 155
John G. Woolley  (IL) Henry B. Metcalfe  (RI) Prohibition 210,864  (1.51%) 0
Eugene V. Debs  (IN) Job Harriman  (CA) Social Democratic 87,945  (0.63%) 0
Wharton Barker  (PA) Ignatius L. Donnelly  (MN) Populist 50,989  (0.36%) 0
Joseph F. Maloney  (MA) Valentine Remmel  (PA) Socialist Labor 40,943  (0.29%) 0




Presidential Cabinet
Name Office Term

John Sherman  (OH)

William R. Day  (OH)

John Hay  (IL)

Secretary of State

1897-1898

1898

1898-1901

Lyman J. Gage  (IL) Secretary of Treasury 1897-1901

Russell A. Alger  (MI)

Elihu Root  (NY)

Secretary of War

1897-1899

1899-1901

Joseph McKenna  (CA)

John W. Griggs  (NJ)

Philander C. Knox  (PA)

Attorney General

1897-1898

1898-1901

1901

John D. Long  (MA) Secretary of the Navy 1897-1901

James A. Gary  (MD)

Charles E. Smith  (PA)

Postmaster General

1897-1898

1898-1901

Cornelius N. Bliss  (NY)

Ethan A. Hitchcock  (MO)

Secretary of the Interior

1897-1899

1899-1901

James Wilson  (IA) Secretary of Agriculture 1897-1901




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

Stephen J. Field  (CA)

John M. Harlan  (KY)

Horace Gray  (MA)

David J. Brewer  (KS)

Henry B. Brown  (MN)

George Shiras Jr.  (PA)

Edward D. White  (LA)

Rufus W. Peckham  (NY)

Joseph McKenna  (CA)

Associate Justice

1863-1897  (34 years, retired)

1877-1911  (34 years, died)

1881-1902  (21 years, died)

1889-1910  (21 years, died)

1890-1906  (16 years, retired)

1892-1903  (11 years, retired)

1894-1910  (16 years, promoted)

1895-1909  (14 years, died)

1898-1925  (27 years, retired)

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