William McKinley The 25th President of USA

William McKinley
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25th  (Mar 04, 1897 - Sep 14, 1901)
Terms: 1.13
Age at start:  54 years 1 month 7 days
Age:  58 years 7 months 17 days
Height: 5'7", 170 cm
Born:  Jan 29, 1843
Birth place:  Niles, Ohio
Net worth: 1 Millions
Death date:  September 14, 1901 assassinated
Signature:William McKinley's signature
Occupation: Lawyer
Allegheny CollegeMount Union CollegeAlbany Law School

Married on: Jan 25, 1871
Ida McKinley
William McKinley (January 29, 1843 - September 14, 1901) was the 25th president of the United States from 1897, until his assassination in 1901. During his presidency, McKinley led the nation to victory in the Spanish-American War, raised protective tariffs to promote American industry, and kept the nation on the gold standard in a rejection of the expansionary monetary policy of free silver.
McKinley was the last president to have served in the American Civil War and the only one to have started the war as an enlisted soldier, beginning as a private in the Union Army and ending as a brevet major. After the war, he settled in Canton, Ohio, where he practiced law and married Ida Saxton. In 1876, he was elected to Congress, where he became the Republican Party's expert on the protective tariff, which he promised would bring prosperity. His 1890 McKinley Tariff was highly controversial and, together with a Democratic redistricting aimed at gerrymandering him out of office, led to his defeat in the Democratic landslide of 1890. He was elected governor of Ohio in 1891 and 1893, steering a moderate course between capital and labor interests. With the aid of his close adviser Mark Hanna, he secured the Republican nomination for president in 1896 amid a deep economic depression. ... read more on
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Wm. McKinley's birthplace half-house at Riverside Park, 1895--nileshistoricalsociety.org.jpg
Wm. McKinley's birthplace half-house at Riverside Park, 1895
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Young WilliamMcKinley in 1865--wikipedia.JPG
Young WilliamMcKinley in 1865
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President William and First Lady Ida McKinley--Wm. McKinley Presidential Library and Museum.jpg
President William and First Lady Ida McKinley
Credit: Wm. McKinley Presidential Library and Museum
President William McKinley sits with members of his family in 1899, Canton, Ohio.--CORBIS via Getty Images.jpg
President William McKinley sits with members of his family in 1899, Canton, Ohio.
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