William Henry Harrison
Ninth U.S. President

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March 4, 1841 - April 4, 1841*

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John Tyler

FIRST LADY
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Anna Harrison

starbar.gif (1814 bytes) BORN:  February 9, 1773
     Berkeley, Virginia
CHILDREN:  6 Sons, 4 Daughters

     Son John Scott Harrison was an unsuccessful candidate for President.
     John's son (William's grandson) BENJAMIN HARRISON became our 23rd President.

MILITARY SERVICE:  Indian Fighter, Brigadier General, U.S. Army
PROFESSION:  Medical Student, Soldier, Statesman
POLITICAL PARTY:  Whig
HOME STATE:  Virginia
POLITICAL OFFICES:  Governor of Indiana Territory, U.S. Representative and Senator (Ohio)
NICKNAME:  "Old Tippecanoe"
DIED:  April 4, 1841 (Age - 67)
     FIRST U.S. President to DIE IN OFFICE
LAST WORDS:  "I cannot bear this.  Don't trouble me."    
BURIED:  North Bend, Ohio
"Give him a barrel of hard cider and settle a pension of two thousand a year on him, and my word for it, he will sit by the side of a 'sea coal' fire, and study moral philosophy." 
A Democratic Newspaper on Harrison during the election of 1840

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