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William Henry Harrison Fact Sheet

William Henry Harrison

The 9th President of the United States

Name: William Henry Harrison

Number of terms he served: Not even one

Year he took office: 1841

Birth Date: February 9, 1773

Age when he took office: 68

State of Birth: Charles City County, Virginia

Vice President :John Tyler

What Party was he from: Whig

What was his major contribution while in office:

William Henry Harrison didn’t really have time to do anything in office because 31 days into his term he got pneumonia and he died. He was the first president to die in office.

What did he do after he left office:

Harrison sadly didn’t get to do anything after office because of his death of pneumonia. John Tyler, his successor, took over the presidency as the 10th president of the United States.

Did he have a nickname:

Yes, Old Tippecanoe

Was he married:

Yes, Anna Tuthill Symmes

Did he have children:

Yes, 10

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