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Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States. He is known for winning the presidency despite losing the popular vote. He ran against Grover Cleveland two straight times.

White House Biography
This site is FILLED with excellent details about this famous, important president.

Fun Facts
Did you know that Harrison was the first president to use electricity in the White House? Check out these Fun Facts!

Benjamin Harrison: from the Internet Public Library
Good, solid presentation of the life and words of the man, from your friends at PBS

Benjamin Harrison National Historic Site
Find out more about his life before he was president.

Benjamin Harrison Voice Recording
This is thought to be the oldest recording preserved of a president's voice.

The Presidential Election of 1888
Here's the story of how Harrison lost the popular vote but won the election.

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