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.