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Benjamin Harrison
(1833 - 1901)

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1833 Born 20 August
1852 Graduates Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
1853 Marries Caroline Lavina Scott
1854 Son, Russell, born
1858 Daughter, Mary, born
1861 Daughter is born and dies shortly after birth
1862 Appointed Commander of the 70th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment
1862 Reporter of the supreme court of Indiana
1864 Again reporter of the supreme court of Indiana
1880 Elected a member of the United States Senate
1888 Elected president
1892 Wife, Caroline, dies; runs for re-election, is defeated by Cleveland
1895 Serves on the Board of Trustees of Purdue University until 1901
1896 Marries Mary Scott Lord Dimmick
1897 This Country of Ours published; daughter, Elizabeth, born
1898 Retained by the government of Venezuela as its leading counsel in the arbitration of its boundary dispute with Great Britain
1901 Dies 13 March
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