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William Henry Harrison

A war hero, William Henry Harrison was a popular choice for president, but he was president for only a few days.


White House Biography
This biography is presented by the White House and its official historians.

The American President: William Henry Harrison
This site, a companion to the popular PBS TV series, gives you an in-depth look at Harrison, both in public and in private.

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

Inaugural Address
Read yourself the long speech that Harrison insisted on delivering in its entirety in the rain on his inauguration day. He caught a cold that day and died in office.

Family Tree of William Henry Harrison
Follow his ancestors back generations.

William Henry Harrison Monument
Find out more about this Cincinnati monument to the first president from Ohio.

Harrison: Governor of Indiana
William Henry Harrison was Territorial Governor of the new Indiana Territory. See what happened on his watch.

Fun Facts
Fun and interesting facts about the ninth president.

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