William henry harrison was born on february 9, 1773 he was born to a politically active family with five generations previous to him serving in political office his home was attacked during the american revolution harrison was tutored as a youth and decided to become a doctor he attended an. Harrison, william henry william henry harrison, c 1814 a historical narrative of the civil and military services of major-general william h harrison by moses dawson, 1824 resisting the expansionism fostered by the treaties negotiated by harrison, the shawnee intertribal leader tecumseh and his brother tenskwatawa , who was known as the. That william henry harrison was president requires his entry in the american presidents series, this one written by an op-ed columnist for the new york times harrison's mark on presidential history was that his administration was the briefest in us history. Harrison briefly returned to private life after resigning as a general during the war of 1812 but later served in the ohio state senate, the us house of representatives, and the us senate.
Benjamin harrison is best known as the 23rd president of the united states he was the grandson of president william henry harrison benjamin harrison, the 23rd president of the united states, was. William henry harrison was the ninth president of the united states (1841) and the first to die in office synopsis born in virginia on february 9, 1773, william henry harrison became the ninth. Why famous: before becoming the 9th president of the united states (march 4 - april 4, 1841), harrison was the representative to gran colombia and a senator from ohio prior to political office he gained fame for leading us forces against native indians at the battle of tippecanoe in 1811, giving.
William henry harrison (february 9 1773 - april 4, 1841) was the 9th president of the united states and the first president to die in office he was a war of 1812 hero that became famous in the battle of tippecanoe. William henry harrison lived from feb 9, 1773, to april 4, 1841 he was elected the ninth president of the united states in 1840 and took office on march 4, 1841 he was elected the ninth president of the united states in 1840 and took office on march 4, 1841. William henry harrison sr (february 9, 1773 - april 4, 1841) was an american military officer, politician, and the ninth president of the united states he died of pneumonia thirty-one days into his term, thereby serving the shortest tenure in united states presidential history. William henry harrison was an american military leader, politician, the ninth president of the united states, and the first president to die in office the oldest president elected until ronald reagan in 1980, harrison had served 30 days in office, still the shortest tenure in united states presidential history, before his death in april 1841. Anna harrison (1775-1864) was an american first lady (1841), the wife of william henry harrison, ninth president of the united states, and grandmother of benjamin harrison, the 23rd president.
William henry harrison served the shortest time of any american president—only thirty-two days he also was the first president from the whig party he had won his nickname, old tip, as the tough commanding general of american forces who defeated hostile native americans at the battle of. View all harrison harrison tokens vintage benjamin harrison token political 23rd president backbone ben osborne mixed lot of 5 theodore roosevelt william. A comic glee, the campaign song of william henry harrison and john tyler during a political cartoon from the 1840 presidential campaign, in which pres martin van buren, a democrat, was defeated by the. William henry harrison was the ninth president of the united states he died shortly after taking the office in 1841, having the shortest presidency in american history.
William henry harrison: life before the presidency martin van buren: a life in brief note: the section of the american president about william henry harrison is accompanied by an essay entitled a manufactured hero (from philip kunhardt, jr, et al. William henry harrison, an american military officer and politician, was the ninth president of the united states (1841), the oldest president to be elected at the time. In may of 1814, with the war still raging, william henry harrison resigned from the army once again and settled into life on his farm in north bend, near cincinnati he was forty-one years old a quarter-century in the political wilderness. John tyler became the tenth president of the united states (1841-1845) when president william henry harrison died in april 1841 he was the first vice president to succeed to the presidency after.
William henry harrison was a brave army man who went on to become the president of the united states check out his biography for details about his profile, childhood, life & timeline. In the ninth in a series on american presidents, the life and career of william henry harrison was discussed harrison was president of the us for only one month, february-april 1841. Minute long video highlighting the life of america's 9th president william henry harrison this video is being offered as a sneak peek into our presidential minute collection available june 2011.