Biography of William McKinley - the 25th President of the US

The 25th President of the United States of America is William McKinley. He was also the leader of the Republican Party of the United States. William McKinley had to face defeat because of his McKinley tariff Act of 1890.
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Again, in the year 1891, 1893 McKinley was reelected as the governor of Ohio. Mark Hanna was the campaign manager of McKinley, Williams. McKinley was the seventh child of his parents. On 29th January, 1843, William McKinley was born at Niles, Ohio. McKinley, as a President of America, introduced modern methods for campaigning. He reorganized the staff system of the White House. McKinley always advocated high tariffs on the goods that were imported. He believed that high tariffs will benefit the Americans.

William McKinley got his education from Allegheny College and Poland Seminary in Ohio. At Canton, Williams became a lawyer after completing his service in Union Army. His political career began in 1876 when he entered US Congress elected as a Republican. His policy on tariffs pleased the industrialists of Ohio. William McKinley was also referred to as the veteran of Civil War.

He married Ida Saxton in 1871. After one year the couple had a daughter named Katherine. In the year 1897 he nominated Sherman, a Senator, as the State Secretary or Secretary of the State. Theodore Roosevelt succeeded McKinley, Williams after his assassination. After completing six months into his second term of office McKinley William was assassinated.

During his tenure as a President of America he worked as a representative of the industrial class. In his Tenure one of the grave issue that he had to face was Spain War.

Full Name:William McKinley Jr.
Date of Birth:January 29, 1843, Niles, Ohio
Died on:September 14, 1901, Buffalo, New York
Burial site:McKinely National Memorial, Westlawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio
Parents:William and Nancy Campbell Allison McKinely
Spouse:Ida Saxton (1847-1907; m. 1871)
Children:Katherine (1871-1876); Ida (1873-1873)
Education:Attended Allegheny College
Profession(s):Soldier; lawyer
Government ranks:U.S. Representative from Ohio; Ohio governor
Political party:Republican
President Term:March 4, 1897-March 4, 1901 (first term); March 4, 1901-September 14, 1901 (second term)
Age when assumed office:54
Outcome of the Elections
1896Presidential / Vice Presidential CandidatesPopular votesElectoral votes
William McKinley / Garret A. Hobart (Republican)7104779271
William Jennings Bryan / Arthur Sewall (Democrat)6509052176
1900Presidential / Vice Presidential CandidatesPopular votesElectoral votes
William Mckinley / Theodore Roosevelt (Republican)7207923292
William Jennings Bryan / Adlai E. Stevenson (Democratic)6358138155
Presidential Term and its details
Dates:March 4, 1897-March 4, 1901 (first term); March 4, 1901-September 14, 1901 (second term)
Vice President:Garret A. Hobart (1897-99)
None (1899-1901)
Theodore Roosevelt (1901)
Snapshot of William McKinley's life
1843Born in Ohio
1861Civil War begins with firing on Fort Sumter; McKinely enlists in the Twenty-third Ohio Voluntary Regiment under the command of future president Rutherford B. Hayes
1865Civil War ends; McKinley leaves the military, having been honored several times for bravery and having reached the rank of brevet major
1877-84, 1885-91Serves in the U.S. House of Representatives
1890Writes the McKinely Tariff Act; loses election and his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives
1893-97Serves as Ohio governor
1897-1901Serves as twenty-fifth U.S. President; seeks to revive a stagnant economy
1898Economy booming; battleship Maine explodes in Havana Harbor, killing 266 Americans; McKinley asks for and receives from Congress a Declaration of War on Spain; Spanish-American War lasts four months, with the United States winning and gaining control of C
1900McKinley's Open Door Policy to China is threatened by the Boxers, a revolutionary group who want to drive all foreigners out of China; U.S. Marines join forces with other Western nations to end the Boxer Rebellion; McKinley is reelected
1901McKinley's undertakes an ill-fated cross-country tour following his second inauguration; first lady becomes ill while in California, and McKinley is assassinated in Buffalo, New York

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Last Updated on: September 29th, 2017