William McKinley Jr.
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William McKinley Jr. (1843 - 1901)

President William McKinley Jr.
Born in Niles, Trumbull, Ohio, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 25 Jan 1871 in Canton, Ohiomap
Died in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United Statesmap
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William McKinley Jr. was the President of the United States.
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Preceded by
24th President
Grover Cleveland

William McKinley
25th President
of the United States
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1897 – 1901
Succeeded by
26th President
Theodore Roosevelt

Biography

William McKinley was 25th President of the United States from March 4, 1897 to September 14, 1901

After his second inauguration in March 1901, McKinley embarked on a tour of western states, where he was greeted by cheering crowds. The tour ended in Buffalo, New York, where he gave a speech on September 5 in front of 50,000 people at the Pan-American Exposition.

The following day, McKinley was standing in a receiving line at the exposition when a unemployed Detroit mill worker named Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the chest at point-blank range. (Czolgosz, an anarchist, later admitted to the shooting and claimed to have killed the president because he was the "enemy of the people." He was executed in October 1901.)

Freemasons: "William McKinley January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901 March 4, 1897 – September 14, 1901 Initiated on May 1, 1865 in Hiram Lodge No. 21, Winchester, Virginia. Joined Canton Lodge No. 60, Canton, Ohio in 1867. Charter member of Eagle (later William McKinley) Lodge No. 431, also in Canton."

Legacy

  • McKinley County, New Mexico is named in President McKinley's honor.

Sources

  • Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 10 April 2020), memorial page for William McKinley (29 Jan 1843–14 Sep 1901), Find A Grave: Memorial #69683142, citing West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Stark County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (original burial site)
  • Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 10 April 2020), memorial page for William McKinley (29 Jan 1843–14 Sep 1901), Find A Grave: Memorial #699, citing McKinley Memorial Park, Canton, Stark County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .






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"William McKinley January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901 March 4, 1897 – September 14, 1901 Initiated on May 1, 1865 in Hiram Lodge No. 21, Winchester, Virginia. Joined Canton Lodge No. 60, Canton, Ohio in 1867. Charter member of Eagle (later William McKinley) Lodge No. 431, also in Canton." wikipedia.com

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posted by Doug Lockwood
Francis Delafield-36 was the primary physician who was consulted following the shooting of United States President William McKinley in September 1901. (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Delafield)
posted by Kitty (Cooper) Smith

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