Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison (* 20. August 1833 in North Bend, Ohio; † 13. March 1901 in Indianapolis) was 23. President of the United States of America (the USA) 4. March 1889 - 3. March 1893. It was thatGrandchild of William Henry Harrison. Its vice-president was Levi P. Morton.

Benjamin Harrison was the grandchild of the president William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), in whose house it was born 1833. Its great-grandfather Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791) was co-signatory of the declaration of independence and the direct descendant of that oneHarrison, which the death sentence of Karl I. signed. General Harrison visited the school in Cincinnati and later the university of Miami in the State of Ohio. 1853 he married Carrie Scott, the daughter of a Predigers, who bore him two children. In the year 1854 it pulled after Indianapolis,where he as a lawyer a large practice attained. When the federal troops suffered a defeat in the year 1862 after the other one, it occurred the army of the north and brought it within a short time by its bold bravery from the lieutenant to the Brigadier General. After completion of theWar took it its activity with the highest Court of Justice of Indiana and to 1880 to the governor of the state and 1881 to Federal Senator was chosen. 1888 knew itself Harrison with the elections to 23. Presidents of the United States against the past office holder Grover Cleveland intersperse, hadfour years later again the office to this however already with the next elections leave.

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