President William McKinley
Aged: 58.6 years
Note: William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States. He served 6 months of his second term when Leon Czolgosz shot him on
Williams final resting place is at the McKinley National Memorial Place
WILLIAM McKiNLEY, born Jan. 29, 1843, at Niles, O. Attended Poland Academy. Entered Allegheny College 1860. Private 23d Ohio Volunteer Infantry June, 1 86 1. Shouldered the musket, carried the knapsack, and "Drank from the same canteen." Promoted to Commissary Sergeant August, 1862; Second Lieutenant, September, 1862; First Lieutenant, February 7, 1863; Captain, July 25, 1864; Krevet Major of the United States Volunteers, 1864. Mustered out with the 23d Ohio July 26, 1865. Admitted to the bar, 1867; Prosecuting Attorney, 1869. Married January 25, 1871, Miss Ida Saxton. Defended coal miners of Stark County 1875, clearing them of an unjust charge. Elected to Congress 1876, and served fourteen years. Governor of Ohio 1891 and 1893. Elected President of the United States 1896. MAC DUFF. ( From an original sketch by R. R.