THE 23 PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

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Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901)

President Harrison, In office from March 4, 1889 to March 4, 1893, was
born in North Bend, Ohio, and moved to Indianapolis, Indiana where he
eventually became a prominent politician. Harrison served as a Brigadier
General during the Civil War. After the war he unsuccessfully ran for
governor of Indiana, and was later appointed to the U.S. Senate. Harrison,
a Republican, was elected to the presidency in 1888, defeating Democratic
incumbent Grover Cleveland. 

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Grave of President Harrison and his two wives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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