Quotes by Benjamin Harrison

About Benjamin Harrison:

Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States (1889–1893); he was the grandson of the ninth President, William Henry Harrison. Before ascending to the presidency, Harrison established himself as a prominent local attorney, Presbyterian church leader and politician in Indianapolis, Indiana. During the American Civil War, he served the Union as a colonel and on February 14, 1865 was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a brevet brigadier general of volunteers to rank from January 23, 1865. After the war, he unsuccessfully ran for the governorship of Indiana. He was later elected to the U.S. Senate by the Indiana legislature.

Author Bio

  • NameBenjamin Harrison
  • DescriptionAmerican politician, 23rd president of the United States (in office from 1889 to 1893)
  • BornAugust 20, 1833
  • DiedMarch 13, 1901
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPolitician; Officer