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Benjamin Harrison

Presidential Number: 23rd
Years he was President: 1889-1893
State Represented: Indiana
Party Affiliation: Republican
Fact(s): He was the same height as James Madison. His grandfather was president.

Birthday: August 20, 1833
How old would he be this year? 170
School(s) attended: Miami University
Wife: Caroline Harrison
Occupation(s) before he was President: Lawyer
Other way(s) he served: US Senator
Height: 5 feet, 6 inches
Hobbies or Sports: Hunting
Pets: Goat

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Train
How would he have communicated with his friends? Telephone, letter. telegram
U.S. Population when term began: 62,947,714
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 44

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Art and information provided by fifth-graders from Abingdon Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia. Coloringbook drawings by White House artist Rania Hassan.

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