#23. Harrison, Benjamin

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A President Will Be Chosen

In 1888

Benjamin Harrison became the 23rd United States president although his opponent received 90,728 more Popular Votes.

  • 5,447,129 Americans voted for Benjamin Harrison
  • 5,537,857 Americans voted for his opponent

Linda Lou Burton posting from Little Rock, Arkansas – Benjamin Harrison VIII (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was the 23rd president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was a grandson of the ninth president, William Henry Harrison, creating the only grandfather–grandson duo to have held the office.

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