William McKinley Jr (1843-1901), 25th President of the United States of America

28Jul10

William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States.

William McKinley

He was also Governor of Ohio and a congressman.

The last veteran of the Civil War to be elected President.

He was assassinated in Buffalo, New York by Leon Frank Czolgosz, an anarchist and nutcase, during the first few months of his second term.

He was president during the Spanish American war, and brought the Philipines, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii into the union.

His was the first inauguration to be filmed.

President William McKinley married Ira Saxton, who was my 8th cousin 5 times removed.

Jerry Milo Johnson to President William McKinley

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