Knowledge Identifier: +Benjamin_Harrison
Harrison and his brother, Irwin, enrolled in Farmer's College near Cincinnati, Ohio in 1847.
Caroline Harrison - There in 1848 Caroline met Benjamin Harrison, one of her father's freshman students
In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued a call for more recruits.
In 1864, Harrison and his regiment joined William T. Sherman's Atlanta Campaign and moved to the front lines.
In 1872, Harrison entered the race for the Republican nomination for governor of Indiana.
Harrison returned to his law practice where, despite the Panic of 1873, he was financially successful enough to build a grand new home in Indianapolis in 1874.
Thomas Ryan (congressman) - Ryan was Assistant United States Attorney for Kansas from 1873 to 1877, was elected a Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1876, serving from 1877 to 1889 and was appointed Ambassador to Mexico by President Benjamin Harrison in 1889, serving until 1893
Sempronius H. Boyd - Afterward, Boyd operated a wagon factory from 1874 to 1876, resumed practicing law and was appointed U.S. Minister and Consul General to Siam by President Benjamin Harrison in 1890, serving until 1892
The Politics of Place and Presidential Rhetoric in the United States, 1875-1901.
Grover Cleveland - Unlike the turbulent and controversial elections of 1876, 1884 and 1888, the 1892 election was, according to Cleveland biographer Allan Nevins, "the cleanest, quietest, and most creditable in the memory of the post-war generation", in part because Harrison's wife, Caroline, was dying of tuberculosis.
After President James Garfield's victory in 1880, Harrison was offered a cabinet position, but he declined, preferring to begin his term as senator.
Harrison differed from his party in opposing the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, believing that it violated existing treaties with China.
Charles Anderson Dana - In 1884 it supported Benjamin Butler, the candidate of Greenback-Labor and Anti-Monopolist parties, for the presidency, and opposed James G. Blaine and even more bitterly Grover Cleveland ; it supported Cleveland and opposed Benjamin Harrison in 1888, although it had bitterly criticized Cleveland's first administration, and was to criticize nearly every detail of his second, with the exception of Federal interference in the Pullman strike of 1894; and in 1896, on the free silver issue, it opposed William Jennings Bryan, the Democratic cand
In 1885, the Democrats redistricted the Indiana state legislature, which resulted in an increased Democratic majority in 1886, despite an overall Republican majority statewide.
Peter P. Mahoney - He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses ; was not a candidate in 1888 for reelection to the Fifty-first Congress; became ill while attending the inauguration ceremonies of President Benjamin Harrison March 4, 1889, and died in Washington, D.C., March 27, 1889 at the age of 40
John Francis Wheaton - During the 1888 Presidential election, he was an active speaker on behalf of the eventually successful Republican candidate Benjamin Harrison at ward meetings
William Peters Hepburn - After the election of President Benjamin Harrison returned the White House to Republican hands in 1889, Hepburn served as Solicitor of the Treasury
Frederick Dent Grant - In 1889, President Benjamin Harrison appointed him Minister to Austria-Hungary
Jeremiah McLain Rusk - In 1889, after the end of his third term as governor, he accepted the new cabinet position of Secretary of Agriculture in the Benjamin Harrison administration
Joseph Henry Kibbey - In 1889, newly elected President Benjamin Harrison implemented a policy of only appointing residents of the territory to positions in territorial government
Wheelock G. Veazey - On August 31, 1889, Veazey was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison as a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission, filling the unexpired term of Aldace F. Walker, who had resigned a few months before the end of his term
John H. Gear - He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1890, but was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, serving from 1892 to 1893
William Howard Taft - In 1890, President Benjamin Harrison appointed him Solicitor General of the United States; at age 32, he was the youngest-ever Solicitor General.
Harrison Reed (politician) - " Reed was appointed to a post office position by Benjamin Harrison in 1890
Thomas Porter Hawley - On August 30, 1890, Hawley was nominated by President Benjamin Harrison to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Nevadavacated by George M. Sabin
Edward R. Hays - In September 1890, less than two months before the general election, Republican U.S. Representative Edwin H. Conger resigned his Congressional seat representing Iowa's 7th congressional district to accept President Benjamin Harrison's appointment as United States Ambassador to Brazil
In 1891, a diplomatic crisis arose in Chile, later called the Baltimore Crisis.
Henry Gage - In 1891, President Benjamin Harrison appointed Gage as a federal prosecutor to prosecute the crew of the Chilean steamer "Itata" due to the "Itata" Incident
Byron M. Cutcheon - He was appointed civilian member of the Board of Ordnance and Fortifications by U.S. President Benjamin Harrison in July 1891 and served until March 25, 1895
Nathan Goff, Jr. - On December 16, 1891, Goff was nominated by President Benjamin Harrison to a new seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, created by 26 Stat
William Allen Woods - On December 16, 1891, President Benjamin Harrison nominated Woods for elevation to a new seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit created by 26 Stat
Stephen Benton Elkins - Elkins served as Secretary of War in the Benjamin Harrison administration from December 17, 1891 to March 5, 1893
William McKinley - At the Republican national convention in 1892, he received a few votes as nominee for president while campaigning for the reelection of President Benjamin Harrison, and established himself as a probable candidate for president in 1896.
Whitelaw Reid - In 1892, Reid became the Republican vice presidential nominee when President Benjamin Harrison chose to drop Vice President Levi P. Morton from the ticket
Nathaniel Shipman - Shipman served on that court until 1892, when on nomination of President Benjamin Harrison, Shipman was created to a seat on the newly created United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Andrew Phelps McCormick - On January 5, 1892, President Benjamin Harrison nominated McCormick for elevation to a new seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit created by 26 Stat 826
Stanford Law School - Stanford first offered a curriculum in legal studies in 1893, when the university hired its first two law professors: former President Benjamin Harrison and Nathan Abbott
Stanford Law School - The Law School was established in 1893 when former President Benjamin Harrison joined the faculty as the first professor of law
American University - The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 24, 1893 as "The American University," when the bill was approved by President Benjamin Harrison
From July 1895 to March 1901, Harrison was on the Board of Trustees of Purdue University.
Caroline Harrison - In 1896, Benjamin Harrison married his late wife's niece and former secretary, the widow Mary Scott Dimmick
Charles Harvey Denby - Denby remained at the post through 1898, through the administrations of Cleveland's first term, Republican Benjamin Harrison, Cleveland's second term
In 1899 Harrison went to the First Peace Conference at The Hague .
After Belmont closed, the campus was transferred to the Ohio Military Institute, which closed in 1958
Wolf Robe - " He was awarded the Benjamin Harrison Peace Medal in 1890 for his assistance in the Cherokee Commission
Washington, Pennsylvania - According to a walking tour brochure researched and written by two Washington & Jefferson College professors in 2012, fifteen American presidents have visited Washington before, during, or after their presidential terms: James Monroe ; Andrew Jackson ; John Quincy Adams ; Ulysses S. Grant ; William_Henry_Harrison; James K._Polk; Zachary_Taylor; Benjamin Harrison ; William Howard Taft ; Warren G. Harding ; Franklin D. Roosevelt ; Harry S. Truman ; John F. Kennedy ; Bill Clinton ; Barack Obama