Top Celebs:     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |    Born today   |   Blog    |   wikiFame SHOP     Add celeb

Benjamin Harrison
Wiki, Height, Age, Net Worth, Family 2020

Benjamin Harrison


: 20 August 1833


: Leo


: 13 March 1901


: 67 years


  • Benjamin Harrison was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893; he was the grandson of the ninth president, William Henry Harrison
When was Benjamin Harrison born?20 August 1833
When did Benjamin Harrison die? / Died13 March 1901
How many years did Benjamin Harrison live? / Lived67 years
Zodiac sign:Leo

 Benjamin Harrison facts

  • Before ascending to the presidency, Harrison established himself as a prominent local attorney, Presbyterian church leader and politician in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • During the American Civil War, he served the Union as a colonel and on February 14, 1865 was confirmed by the U
  • S
  • Senate as a brevet brigadier general of volunteers to rank from January 23, 1865
  • After the war, he unsuccessfully ran for the governorship of Indiana
  • He was later elected to the U
  • S
  • Senate by the Indiana legislature
  • A Republican, Harrison was elected to the presidency in 1888, defeating the Democratic incumbent Grover Cleveland
  • Hallmarks of his administration included unprecedented economic legislation, including the McKinley Tariff, which imposed historic protective trade rates, and the Sherman Antitrust Act; Harrison facilitated the creation of the National Forests through an amendment to the Land Revision Act of 1891
Find celebrities birthdays: Protection Status