Knowledge Identifier: +William_McKinley
Kinley, Jr., was born in 1843 in Niles, Ohio, the seventh child of William McKinley, Sr., and Nancy McKinley.
Graduating in 1859, he enrolled the following year at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania.
Kinley and his cousin, William Osbourne, who enlisted as privates in the newly formed Poland Guards in June 1861.
They saw little action until July 1863, when the division skirmished with John Hunt Morgan's cavalry at the Battle of Buffington Island.
Peter Jansen - Jansen was elected alternate delegate to the 1884 Republican National Convention and was a delegate-at-large to the 1896 convention that nominated William McKinley
Kinley tariff, with much the same concern manifested by President Grover Cleveland in 1888 over the surplus.
Sherman Antitrust Act - Economist Thomas DiLorenzo notes that Senator Sherman sponsored the 1890 William McKinley tariff just three months after the Sherman Act, and agrees with "The New York Times" which wrote on October 1, 1890: "That so-called Anti-Trust law was passed to deceive the people and to clear the way for the enactment of this Pro-Trust law relating to the tariff
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.
William Goebel - Democrats, who controlled the General Assembly, felt that county election commissioners had been unjust in selecting local election officials, and that this injustice had contributed to the election of Republican governor William O. Bradley in 1895 and Republican president William McKinley in 1896
Henry White (diplomat) - William McKinley's election to the presidency in 1896 brought White back into a government post
Francis Amasa Walker - The book was published in the midst of the 1896 presidential election pitting populist "silver" candidate William Jennings Bryan against the capitalist "gold" candidate William McKinley and the competing interpretations of the nation's leading economist's stance on the issue became a political football during the campaign
William O'Connell Bradley - The election of Republican president William McKinley in 1896 deepened the Democrats' resolve to oppose the Republican governor and his allies
Thomas Ryan (congressman) - He was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Interior by President William McKinley in 1897, serving until 1907 when he was sent to Muskogee, Oklahoma as the personal resident representative of the Secretary of the Interior which he served as until his death in Muskogee, Oklahoma on April 5, 1914
William Shadrack Shallenberger - He was appointed by President William McKinley as Second Assistant Postmaster General and served from 1897 to 1907
Napoleon J.T. Dana - However, Dana was removed from this office by President William McKinley in 1897
William B. Allison - In 1897, President William McKinley offered him the position of U.S. Secretary of State
Holmes Conrad - When he left the position of Solicitor General in 1897, Conrad was retained by President William McKinley on behalf of the Federal government in Morris v
Lewis Wolfley - Wolfey made another request to become Governor in 1897, but was not nominated by President William McKinley
Richard R. Kenney - In all, he served from January 19, 1897 until March 4, 1901, during the administration of U.S. President William McKinley
Mark Hanna - Mark Hanna and William McKinley continued their friendship as they assumed their offices in March 1897
Russell A. Alger - Alger was appointed Secretary of War in the Cabinet of U.S. President William McKinley on March 5, 1897
Albert C. Thompson - Thompson was appointed by President William McKinley as chairman of the commission to revise and codify the criminal and penal laws of the United States June 21, 1897
John Thomas Scharf - Stump served until July 16, 1897, resigning his appointment together with the transition to the Republican presidential administration of William McKinley
Edwin H. Conger - He returned to that position in 1897 following the election of the next Republican president, William McKinley, serving from August 9, 1897 to February 6, 1898
Lawrence Tyson - Appointed a colonel by President William McKinley, he organized and trained the 6th Regiment U.S. Volunteer Infantry in the Summer of 1898
Mahlon Morris Garland - He was appointed by President William McKinley as the United States Collector of Customs at Pittsburgh in 1898
William C. Oates - President William McKinley commissioned Oates as a brigadier general in 1898 and he served in the Spanish American War
J. Warren Keifer - During the Spanish American War, President William McKinley appointed Keifer major general of volunteers on June 9, 1898
George Gray (senator) - After failing in his bid for reelection in 1899, President William McKinley made Gray a recess appointment to a new third seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, created by 30 Stat
Manuel de Aspiroz - From 1899 until he died in 1905 he served as Mexican ambassador to the United_States; he was present at the Pan-American Exposition in 1901, when William McKinley was fatally shot
Joseph W. Fifer - He was appointed to the Interstate Commerce Commission by President William McKinley in 1899
Mount Rainier - On March 2, 1899, President William McKinley established Mount Rainier National Park as America's fifth national park
Curtis Guild, Jr. - In 1900 he worked on Roosevelt's vice presidential campaign, and toured with Roosevelt after President William McKinley's assassination elevated Roosevelt to the presidency
Ambrose Bierce - One of the most notable of these incidents occurred following the assassination of President William McKinley when Hearst's opponents turned a poem Bierce had written about the assassination of Governor Goebel in 1900 into a "cause célèbre"
Thomas C. Platt - President William McKinley's original vice president had died in office, leaving a place on the ticket to fill before the 1900 election
George Morton Randall - In January 1900, in response to large numbers of immigrants flooding into the Alaskan Territory in search of gold, President William McKinley assigned Randall, now a colonel, to command an army division there
Smith McPherson - He was nominated by President William McKinley on April 3, 1900, to a seat vacated by John S. Woolson
William E. Chandler - Chandler was appointed by President William McKinley to the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission in 1901
Warren T. McCray - He traveled to Washington D.C. in 1901 to attend the inauguration of President William McKinley and came back convinced he should pursue politics
Carrie Nation - Suspicious that President William McKinley was a secret drinker, Nation applauded his 1901 assassination because drinkers "got what they deserved
Robert Sanderson McCormick - His diplomatic career took off when President William McKinley appointed him as minister to Austria-Hungary on March 7, 1901
Jesus Castellanos - A cartoon drawn by Jesús Castellanos on April 12, 1901, in the Cuban paper "La Discusión" showed "The Cuban People" represented by a crucified Jesus Christ between two thieves, General Wood and American President William McKinley
George Lewis Gillespie, Jr. - He had charge of ceremonies at President William McKinley's funeral and at the laying of the cornerstone of the War College Building in 1903
Thomas H. Carter - President William McKinley appointed him a member of the board of commissioners of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and served as its president; again elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1905, to March 3, 1911
She remained in Canton for the remainder of her life, setting up a shrine in her house, and often visiting the receiving vault, until her death at age 59 on May 26, 1907
Beginning in the 1950s, McKinley received more favorable evaluations; nevertheless, in surveys ranking American presidents, he has generally been placed near the middle, often trailing contemporaries such as Hayes and Cleveland
However, more recently, as Republican political official Karl Rove exalted McKinley as the agent of sweeping political realignment in the 2000s, some scholars, such as David May hew, questioned whether the 1896 election truly represented a realignment, thereby placing in issue whether McKinley deserves credit for it