Benjamin Harrison Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Benjamin Harrison

Last Updated: 14 Oct, 2023 | Views: 171

Age: 67

Profession: Politician

Other Profession(s): Lawyer

Famous For: 23rd President of the United States

Higher Education: Miami University (BA)

Benjamin Harrison Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
20 Aug, 1833 (67 Years 06 Months 21 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth Place
North Bend

Birth Sign



Died on
13 Mar, 1901

Cause of Death

Benjamin Harrison Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Benjamin Harrison, a well-known  President of the United States, was born in Ohio. After graduating from Miami University in Ohio, Harrison went on to the University of Cincinnati to study law. As a Republican who first entered politics, he served in the US Senator from 1881 to 1887. He became the first president from Indianapolis after barely defeating Grover Cleveland in the 1888 presidential election.

Benjamin Harrison Presidency:

Throughout his presidency, Harrison did a number of odd things. For one, he approved the Sherman Antitrust Law which was made with the intent to reduce monopolies then backed high tariffs that were meant to protect American industry.
But it didn’t stop there, Harrison also supported the enlargement of the fleet and national forests. He even put money into African American educational opportunities. And let’s not forget about how he dispatched troops to end a western Native American practice known as the Ghost Dance organization.

Ultimately his efforts paid off. Harrison managed to get North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Washington all in on the union. Even after leaving office he still made an impact by continuing work in Republican politics but it wasn’t enough to win him another term.

At the age of 67, he passed away on March 13th 1901.

Benjamin Harrison Contributions:

Being is well-known for his standing as a sincere and dedicated politician.

Being a fervent advocate for high tariffs to defend American businesses.

Benjamin Harrison Unknown facts:

The White House had electricity for the first time under Benjamin Harrison, but he didn't turn it on because he was worried about getting shocked.

Benjamin Harrison Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 168 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In feet & Inches 5'6"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 Kg
In Pounds 143 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Benjamin Harrison Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
John Scott Harrison

Mother's Name
Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin

Mary Dimmick Harrison, Caroline Harrison

James Irwin Harrison, John Scott Harrison, James Findlay Harrison, Archibald Harrison, Carter Bassett Harrison, William Henry Harrison

Mary Helen Harrison, Anna Symmes Harrison, Elizabeth Short Harrison, Mary Jane Harrison, Sarah Lucretia Harrison

Russell Benjamin Harrison

Mary Harrison McKee, Elizabeth Harrison Walker

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