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William+mc kinley

  1. 1. William McKinley By Kristina Dematteis
  2. 2. Birth • He was born on January 29, 1843 • Niles, Ohio • Nancy Alison and William McKinley were his parents • Moved to Poland, Ohio when he was nine for better education
  3. 3. Alleghany college • When he was 16 he went to Alleghany college in Meadville and soon returned home from a illness • He got better but never returned due to his parents financial situation • He became a postal clerk
  4. 4. Civil war • April 12, 1861, he and his cousin enlisted as privates for the 23 regiment • His first battle was in Virginia • Later he was promoted to commissary sergeant
  5. 5. Marriage • On January 25, 1871 to Ida Saxton • Ida Saxton was born in 1847 and died in 1907 • They had 2 children, Katherine and Ida
  6. 6. The ‘Idol of Idaho’ • He was the 25 president from 1897 until 1901 when he was assonated • He was assonated in 1901 by an anarchist named Leon Czolgosz • His vice president, Theodore Roosevelt, was now becoming the 26 president

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