William Henry Harrison – 9th President of the United States

 

 William Henry Harrison was the ninth President of the United States from 1773- 1841. At the age of 68 years old he was the oldest president to have taken office until Ronald Reagan and the first President to die while in office. Harrison was the last President to take office prior to the signing of the Declaration of Independence.  He had the shortest tenure as President dying after serving just 32 days. Prior to his election as President, Harrison served as the first territorial congressional delegate from the Northwest Territory,…

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Ulysses S. Grant – 18th President of the United States

 

   Ulysses S. Grant was the 18 th President of the United States from 1869–1877. Prior to his election to the presidency Grant was a highly successful war general in the second half of the Civil War. As President, Grant led Radical Republicans in their efforts to eliminate all traces of the Confederate nationalism and slavery and effectively destroyed the  Ku Klux Klan in 1871. Grant, named Hiriam Ulysses Grant was born in Point Pleasant,  Ohio on April 27 in 1822 was the second President to have been elected from Ohio. He…

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Rutherford B. Hayes – 19th President of the US

 

 Rutherford Birchard Hayes served as the 19th President of the United States from 1877-1881. Prior to his election as President Hayes served as Governor of Ohio .  Hayes believed in a “meritocratic government” with equal rights for all without regard to race or educational improvement. According to a Hayes biographer , the former president’s greatest achievement was to restore faith in the presidency and to reverse the deterioration of executive power that had developed after the death of President Lincoln. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio on October 4, 1822.…

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James A. Garfield – 20th President of the US

 

 James A. Garfield served as the 2oth President of the United States in 1881. He was elected to the Presidency after completing nine years in the House of Representatives. Prior to his service in the House , Garfield served as a Senator from 1859-1861. Garfield’s administration focused on energizing US naval power and purging corruption in the United States Postal Office. He served as President for only 200 days when he was assassinated on July 2, 1881 by  Charles J. Guiteau and is one of four US Presidents who had been…

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William McKinley – 25th US President

 

 William McKinley served as the 25th President of the United States from 1897 until his assassination in 1901.He previously served as the 39th Governor of Ohio from 1891-1893. McKinley’s presidency marked the beginning of a period of dominance by the Republican party that lasted more than a third of a century. In 1897 McKinley promoted the  ” Dingley Tariff” a tariff law developed to protect manufacturers and factory workers from foreign competition. Also see: William McKinley at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Essay on William McKinley and shorter essays…

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William H. Taft – 27th President of the US

 

 William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States from 1909-1913 and tenth United States Chief Justice. Taft is the only person to have served in both offices. He served only one term as President with an agenda that emphasized trust busting, civil service reform, strengthening the Interstate Commerce Commission, improving the postal system and passage of the 16th Amendment. For more information read Taft’s full biography at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Howard_Taft Also see: Demographics of the Supreme Court of the United States Dollar Diplomacy History…

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Warren G. Harding – 29th US President

 

 Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923) was the 29th President of the United States from 1921-1923. Harding was newspaper publisher who served in the state office as well as the US Senate. As a senator Harding protected alcohol interest and women’s suffrage ans was the first US Senator to be elected as President of the United States. As President Harding promised the country a return to normalcy by strengthening the economy without foreign influence . While in office Harding signed the first child welfare program in the United…

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Wenstrup, Brad (R-OH-2nd) Representative

 

  Brad Wenstrup is the U.S. Representative-elect representing the 2nd congressional district of Ohio. The Republican is an Iraq war veteran. He ran unsuccessfully for Cincinnati mayor in 2009. Read more… Brad Wenstrup for Congress official campaign website Brad Wenstrup official Facebook page Brad Wenstrup official Twitter feed Biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart Financial information at OpenSecrets.org Campaign finance reports and data at the Federal Election Commission

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Beatty, Joyce (D-OH-3rd) Representative

 

  Joyce Beatty is the U.S. Representative-elect of Ohio’s 3rd congressional district. The Democrat is the former Senior Vice-President for Outreach and Engagement at Ohio State University and was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 27th House District from 1999 to 2008 and served as Minority Leader. Read more… Joyce Beatty for Congress official campaign website Joyce Beatty for Congress official Facebook page Joyce Beatty official Twitter feed Biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart Financial information at OpenSecrets.org Campaign finance reports and…

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Joyce, David (R-OH-14th) Representative

 

  David P. Joyce is a U.S Representative-elect for Ohio’s 14th congressional district. The Republican was the Geauga County Prosecutor prior to being elected to the House. Read more… David Joyce for Congress official campaign website David Joyce official Twitter feed Biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart Financial information at OpenSecrets.org Campaign finance reports and data at the Federal Election Commission

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