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Ohio Presidents

William Henry Harrison

Ninth U.S. President:

March 4 - April 4, 1841

Born: Feb. 9,

1773, Berkeley Plantation, Va.

Died: April

4, 1841, of pneumonia.

Buried: North

Bend, Ohio

Interesting fact:

His month in office was the shortest term of office of any president.

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President:

March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1877

Born: April

27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio

Died: July 23,


Buried: New

York City

Interesting fact:

His popular memoirs were printed by Mark Twain's publishing house.

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President:

March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1881

Born: Oct. 4,

1822, Delaware, Ohio

Died: January

17, 1893

Buried: Fremont,


Interesting fact:

He gained presidency by only one electoral vote.

James A. Garfield

20th U.S. President:

March 4 - Sept. 19, 1881

Born: Nov. 19,

1831, Orange, Ohio

Died: Sept.

19, 1881, after being shot by a supporter whose request for a position was denied.

Buried: Cleveland

Interesting fact:

The last president who was born in a log cabin.

Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President:

March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1893

Born: Aug. 20,

1833, North Bend, Ohio

Died: March

13, 1901

Buried: Indianapolis

Interesting fact:

He was the only grandson of a president to become president.

William McKinley

25th U.S. President:

March 4, 1897 - Sept. 14, 1901

Born: Jan. 29,

1843, Niles, Ohio

Died: Sept.

14, 1901, after being shot by an anarchist.

Buried: Canton,


Interesting fact:

He was president during war against Spain in 1898, which resulted in U.S. control of Guam, the Philippines, and

Puerto Rico.

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President:

March 4, 1909 - March 3, 1913

Born: Sept.

15, 1857, Cincinnati, Ohio

Died: March

9, 1930

Buried: Arlington,


Interesting fact:

He was the only president to become chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President:

March 4, 1921 - Aug. 2, 1923

Born: Nov. 2,

1865, Corsica, Ohio

Died: Aug. 2,

1923, of unknown illness.

Buried: Marion,


Interesting fact:

He was the first president who could drive an automobile.

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