William McKinley

25th US President William McKinley Full Name: William McKinley
Nationality: American

Profession: 25th US President
Political Party: Republican
Political Titles: Governor of Ohio

Presidential Term: 4th March, 1897 - 14th September, 1901
Preceded By: Grover Cleveland
Succeeded By: Theodore Roosevelt

Why Famous: The 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897, until his assassination in September 1901, six months into his second term.

He led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War, raised protective tariffs to promote American industry, and maintained the nation on the gold standard in a rejection of inflationary proposals.

Born: January 29, 1843
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Niles, Ohio, USA

Died: September 14, 1901 (aged 58)
Cause of Death: Assassination

Married Life

  • 1871-01-25 US President William McKinley (27) weds Ida Saxton (23) at the First Presbyterian Church in Canton

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