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Wmckinley

William McKinley, 25th President of the United States







TermEdit

25th President of the United States
Republican
March 4, 1897 - September 14, 1901  (54-58)
Preceded by Grover Cleveland
Succeeded by Theodore Roosevelt


39th Governor of Ohio
January 11, 1892 - January 13, 1896  (48-52)
Preceded by James E. Campbell
Succeeded by Asa S. Bushnell


DataEdit

Full Name William McKinley Jr.
Born January 29, 1843
Birthplace Niles, Ohio
Died September 14, 1901  (58 years)
Deathplace Buffalo, New York


ParentsEdit

William McKinley
Born November 15, 1807
Father James Stevenson McKinley  (1783-1847) (64 years)
Mother Mary Rose  (1788-1847) (59 years)
Marriage 1829 - 1892  (63 years, died)
Died November 24, 1892  (85 years)


Nancy Campbell Allison
Born April 22, 1809
Father Abner Allison  (1769-1827) (58 years)
Mother Ann Campbell  (1774-1846) (72 years)
Children 9
Died December 12, 1897  (88 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. David Allison McKinley  (1829-92) (63 years)

(married 1855  Nancy Scott  (1832-94) (62 years))

2. Anna McKinley  (1832-90) (58 years)

3. James Rose McKinley  (1833-89) (56 years)

(married 1870  Eliza Fuller  (1839-1902) (63 years))

4. Mary McKinley  (1835-68) (33 years)

(married 1859  Daniel May  (1819-88) (69 years))

5. Helen Minerva McKinley  (1838-1924) (86 years)

6. Sarah Elizabeth McKinley  (1840-1931) (91 years)

(married 1867  Andrew Duncan  (1836-1912) (76 years))

7. Abigail Celia McKinley  (1845-46) (1 year)

8. Abner Osborn McKinley  (1847-1904) (57 years)

(married 1876  Anna Endsley  (1852-1913) (61 years))


MarriagesEdit

1. Ida Saxton
Born June 8, 1847
Father James Asbury Saxton  (1816-87) (71 years)
Mother Katherine DeWalt  (1827-73) (46 years)
Marriage January 25, 1871 - September 14, 1901  (30 years, died)
Died May 25, 1907  (59 years)


ChildrenEdit

1. Katherine McKinley
Born December 25, 1871
Died June 25, 1875  (3 years)


2. Ida McKinley
Born April 1, 1873
Died  August 22, 1873  (4 months)


OccupationEdit

Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee  (1889-91)

U.S. Representative from Ohio's 20th District  (1885-87)

U.S. Representative from Ohio's 18th District  (1883-84, 1887-91)

U.S. Representative from Ohio's 16th District  (1879-81)

U.S. Representative from Ohio's 17th District  (1877-79, 1881-83)

County Prosecutor of Stark County, Ohio  (1869-71)

Lawyer

Teacher

Postal Clerk


Military ServiceEdit

Brevet Major in the United States Army  (1861-65)


Presidential Election of 1896Edit

1. William McKinley
Birth/Death 1843 - 1901  (58 years)
State Ohio
Occupation Former Governor of Ohio  (1892-96)
Political Party Republican
Vice President

Garret Hobart  (1844-99) (NJ)

Vice Chair of the National Republican Committee  (1881-96)

Popular Vote 7, 111, 607  (51.03%)
Electoral Vote 271  (23 states)


2. William Jennings Bryan
Birth/Death 1860 - 1925  (65 years)
State Nebraska
Occupation Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Nebraska  (1891-95)
Political Party Democratic
Vice President

Arthur Sewall  (1835-1900) (ME)

Member of the Democratic National Committee  (1888-96)

Popular Vote 6, 509, 052  (46.7%)
Electoral Vote 176  (24 states)


3. John M. Palmer
Birth/Death 1817 - 1900  (83 years)
State Illinois
Occupation U.S. Senator from Illinois  (1891-97)
Political Party National Democratic
Vice President

Simon Bolivar Buckner  (1823-1914) (KY)

Former Governor of Kentucky  (1887-91)

Popular Vote 134, 645  (0.97%)
Electoral Vote 0


4. Joshua Levering
Birth/Death 1845 - 1935  (90 years)
State Maryland
Occupation Baptist Leader and Businessman
Political Party Prohibition
Vice President

Hale Johnson  (1847-1902) (IL)

Former Mayor of Newton, Illinois

Popular Vote 131, 312  (0.94%)


5. Charles H. Matchett
Birth/Death 1843 - 1919  (76 years)
State New York
Occupation Electrician and Educator
Political Party Socialist Labor
Vice President

Matthew Maguire  (1850-1917) (NJ)

Machinist and Labor Leader

Popular Vote 36, 373  (0.26%)
Electoral Vote 0


6. Charles Eugene Bentley
Birth/Death 1841 - 1905  (64 years)
State Nebraska
Occupation Baptist Minister
Political Party National Prohibition
Vice President

James H. Southgate  (1859-1916) (NC)

Banker and Businessman

Popular Vote 13, 968  (0.1%)
Electoral Vote 0


Presidential Election of 1900Edit

1. William McKinley
Birth/Death 1843 - 1901  (58 years)
State Ohio
Occupation Incumbent President of the United States  (1897-1901)
Political Party Republican
Vice President 

Theodore Roosevelt  (1858-1919) (NY)

Governor of New York  (1899-1900)

Popular Vote 7, 228, 864  (51.64%)
Electoral Vote 292  (28 states)


2. William Jennings Bryan
Birth/Death 1860 - 1925  (65 years)
State Nebraska
Occupation Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Nebraska  (1891-95)
Political Party Democratic
Vice President

Adlai E. Stevenson  (1835-1914) (IL)

Former Vice President of the United States  (1893-97)

Popular Vote 6, 370, 932  (45.52%)
Electoral Vote 155  (17 states)


3. John G. Woolley
Birth/Death 1850 - 1922  (72 years)
State Illinois
Occupation Lawyer, Orator, and Writer
Political Party Prohibition
Vice President

Henry B. Metcalf  (1829-1904) (RI)

Former Member of the Rhode Island State Senate  (1887-89)

Popular Vote 210, 864  (1.51%)
Electoral Vote 0


4. 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 Democratic
Vice President

Job Harriman  (1861-1925) (CA)

Lawyer

Popular Vote 87, 945  (0.63%)
Electoral Vote 0


5. Wharton Barker
Birth/Death 1846 - 1921  (75 years)
State Pennsylvania
Occupation Financier, Businessman, and Publicist
Political Party Populist
Vice President

Ignatius L. Donnelly  (1831-1901) (MN)

Former Member of the Minnesota State House of Representatives  (1887-88, 1897-98)

Popular Vote 50, 989  (0.36%)
Electoral Vote 0


6. Joseph F. Malloney
Birth/Death 1850 - 1919  (69 years)
State Massachusetts
Occupation Machinist and Political Organizer
Political Party Socialist Labor
Vice President

Valentine Remmel  (1853-1929) (PA)

Glass Blower and Labor Activist

Popular Vote 40, 943  (0.29%)
Electoral Vote 0


7. Seth H. Ellis
Birth/Death 1830 - 1904  (74 years)
State Ohio
Occupation Member of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture
Political Party Union Reform
Popular Vote 5, 693  (0.04%)
Electoral Vote 0


Vice PresidentEdit

Garret Hobart  (1844-99) NJ 1897-99
Theodore Roosevelt  (1858-1919) NY 1901


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
John Sherman  (1823-1900) OH 1897-98
William R. Day  (1849-1923) OH 1898
Alvey A. Adee  (1842-1924) NY 1898
John Hay  (1838-1905) DC 1898-1901


Secretary of the Treasury
Lyman J. Gage  (1836-1927) IL 1897-1901


Secretary of War
Russell A. Alger  (1836-1907) MI 1897-99
Elihu Root  (1845-1937) NY 1899-1901


Attorney General
Joseph McKenna  (1843-1926) CA 1897-98
John W. Griggs  (1849-1927) NJ 1897-1901
Philander C. Knox  (1853-1921) PA 1901


Secretary of the Navy
John D. Long  (1838-1915) MA 1897-1901


Postmaster General
James Albert Gary  (1833-1920) MD 1897-98
Charles Emory Smith  (1842-1908) PA 1898-1901


Secretary of the Interior
Cornelius Newton Bliss  (1833-1911) NY 1897-99
Ethan A. Hitchcock  (1835-1909) MO 1899-1901


Secretary of Agriculture
James Wilson  (1835-1920) IA 1897-1901


United States Supreme CourtEdit

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


Associate Justices
Stephen Johnson Field  (1816-99) CA 1863-97  (34 years)
John Marshall Harlan  (1833-1911) KY 1877-1911  (34 years)
Horace Gray  (1828-1902) MA 1881-1902  (21 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)
Edward Douglass White  (1845-1921) LA 1894-1910  (16 years)
Rufus Wheeler Peckham  (1838-1909) NY 1895-1909  (14 years)
Joseph McKenna  (1843-1926) CA 1897-1925  (28 years)