Benjamin Harrison was born on August 20, 1833. Nominated for President on the eighth ballot at the 1888 Republican Convention, Benjamin Harrison conducted one of the first "front-porch" campaigns, delivering short speeches to delegations that visited him in Indianapolis. As he was only 5 feet, 6 inches tall, Democrats called him "Little Ben"; Republicans replied that he was big enough to wear the hat of his grandfather, "Old Tippecanoe."
Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) 23rd US President (1889–1893). Harrison, a grandson of President William Henry Harrison, was born in North Bend, Ohio, and moved to Indianapolis, Indiana at age 21
Portrait photo of President Benjamin Harrison, half-length studio portrait, facing slightly left. Harrison was the twenty-third President of the United States (1889-1893). PHOTOGRAPHER / CREDIT: Pach Brothers DATE: 1896
Benjamin Harrison 23rd President(more on site and homepage)Facts About Benjamin Harrison:was the first president to use electricity in the White House. After he got an electrical shock, his family often refused to touch the light switches. Sometimes they would go to bed leaving all the White House lights on- When North and South Dakota were admitted to the Union ,,,read more
Benjamin Harrison V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. Harrison was a representative for Surry County, Virginia (1756-1758) and Charles City County (1766-1776) to the House of Burgesses. He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1777 and, during the Second Continental Congress, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.