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Who were William Henry Harrison parents?

Benjamin Harrison V
Father
Elizabeth Bassett
Mother

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Accordingly, what political party was William Henry Harrison?

–1828

Similarly, what did William Henry Harrison believe in? Because his time in office was so short and he believed that Congress should be the dominant policymaker, it is impossible to assess the probable course of a Harrison presidency. The death of Harrison prevented the congressional Whigs from consolidating power.

Regarding this, what is William Henry Harrison remembered for?

Born in Virginia on February 9, 1773, William Henry Harrison became the ninth president of the United States in 1841. Elected at age 67, he was then the oldest man to take the office, and became the first U.S. president to die in office. His one-month tenure was the shortest.

What did William Henry Harrison die of?

Typhoid fever

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