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William Henry Harrison

Presidential Number: 9th
Years he was President: 1841
State Represented: Ohio
Party Affiliation: Whig
Fact(s): He was the first president to die in office.

Birthday: February 9, 1773
How old would he be this year? 230
School(s) attended: Hampden-Sydney College, University of Pennsylvania Medical School
Wife: Anna Harrison
Occupation(s) before he was President: Army Officer
Other way(s) he served: Governor of the Territory of Indiana, Ambassador to Columbia, U.S. Senator, Congressman
Height: 5 feet, 8 inches
Pets: A goat and cow

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Train
How would he have communicated with his friends? Letter
U.S. Population when term began: 17,069,453
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 26

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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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