William McKinley

by follers on May 2, 2013

Date of Birth: January 29, 1843

Place of Birth: Niles, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Death: September 14, 1901

Place of Death: Buffalo, New York

Ethnicity: Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, English, German, Scottish, Dutch

William McKinley was an American politician. A Republican, he served as the 25th President of the United States, from March 4, 1897 to September 14, 1901. He was elected to the position in 1896 and 1900. He served as president until his assassination. He was previously a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio, from March 4, 1877 to May 27, 1884, and again from March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1891, and a Governor of Ohio, from January 11, 1892 to January 13, 1896.

President McKinley was the son of Nancy Campbell (Allison) and William McKinley. He was married to Ida Saxton McKinley, with whom he had two children.

President McKinley’s paternal grandfather was James Stevenson McKinley (the son of David McKinley and Sarah Gray). James was born in Pennsylvania. David was the son of John McKinley, who was born in Ireland, and of Margaret Morton. Sarah was the daughter of John Gray and Hannah Stevenson.

President McKinley’s paternal grandmother was Mary “Polly” Rose (the daughter of Andrew Rose and Hannah C. Chapman). Mary “Polly” was born in New Jersey. Andrew was the son of John Andrew Rose and Mercy. Hannah was the daughter of John Chapman.

President McKinley’s maternal grandfather was Abner Allison (the son of Gavin Allison and Mary Koontz). Abner was born in Pennsylvania. Gavin was the son of John Allison and Jeanne Brownlee, who was Scottish.

President McKinley’s maternal grandmother was Ann Campbell (the daughter of Obadiah Campbell and Abigail). Ann was born in Ohio. Obadiah was the son of Joel Campbell and Nancy Leonard.

Sources: Genealogies of President McKinley – http://www.geni.com

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andrew June 29, 2016 at 5:43 am

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