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William H. Harrison Facts and Trivia

Birthday: February 9, 1773
Birthplace: Berkeley, Va.
College or University: Hampden-Sydney
Religion: Episcopalian
Occupation or Profession: Farmer
Military Rank: (2 Stars) Major General
Married: Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison
Children: 6 sons and 4 daughters
President number: 9th
Political Party: Whig
Runner Up: Martin Van Buren
Vice President: John Tyler
Age at Inauguration: 68
Served: 1841
Number of terms: less than 1
Other Offices or Commissions: Governor of Indiana Territory, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senator, U.S. Minister to Colombia
Died: April 4, 1841 in Washington, DC
Age at Death: 68
Place of Burial: North Bend, Ohio

Other Interesting Facts and Trivia:

- Harrison was the youngest of 7 children.

- Harrison's father, Benjamin Harrison, signed the Declaration of Independence.

- Harrison once attended medical school to become a doctor.

- The nickname, "Old Tippecanoe" was given to him after a battle with the Shawnee near a river called Tippecanoe.

- The campaign slogan of "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too" came from Harrison's nickname and selection of running mate - John Tyler.

- It was a cold, wet day in March when Harrison was inaugurated. His speech lasted nearly 2 hours. He caught pneumonia and died a month later. He had the shortest term of any president.

- Harrison was the first president to die in office.


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