23rd President of the United States
1889 - 1893
Vice President: Levi P. Morton (1889-93)
Born: August 20, 1833, in North Bend, Ohio
Died: March 13, 1901, in Indianapolis, Indiana
Education: Graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (1852)
Political Party: Republican
Nickname(s): "Kid Gloves Harrison"; "Little Ben"
Other Government Positions:
United States Senator, 1881-87
Presidential Salary: $50,000
- The first president to have a lighted Christmas tree at the White House.
- The first president to be a grandson of another president (W. H. Harrison)
- The first president to have electric lighting installed in the White House.
- The first president to have his voice recorded.
- The first president from Indiana.
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