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20 Aug. 1833 - 13 Mar. 1901
Benjamin Harrison was born in North Bend, Ohio. He did not come to Indiana until after his marriage to Caroline Scott in 1853. Harrison established a law firm in Indianapolis, where he practiced throughout his life. Before being elected President in 1888, Harrison served three terms as a U.S. Senator. He remained an active writer and lecturer after leaving public office in 1892. His writings deal with American political issues and the structure of the federal government.
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Constitution and Administration of the United States of America. London, 1897. [ISL call number: I 342.73 H318c]
Public Papers and Addresses of Benjamin Harrison, Twenty-Third President of the Unites States. March 4, 1889 to March 4, 1893. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1893. [ISL call number: I 353 H318]
Thirty Days with President Harrison; containing all of his speeches in full on his recent vacation trip through the country, also a full and graphic account of all the receptions and banquets tendered him. New York, 1891. [ISL call number: I 923 H318t]
This Country of Ours. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1897. [ISL call number: I 353 H318t]
Views of an Ex-President: Being His Addresses and Writings. Indianapolis, 1901. [ISL call number: I 304 H318v]