178 years ago, Benjamin Harrison was born in North Bend, Ohio. He served just one term as president, book-ended by Grover Cleveland’s two non-consecutive terms.
Harrison’s grandfather was William Henry Harrison, the nation’s 9th president who died after one month in office. Benjamin would have been a seven year old boy when his grandfather was inaugurated president. Was Benjamin at the inauguration?
Mike Purdy’s Presidential History Blog
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