Benjamin Harrison

Early Life and Family

What relative of his was a former U.S. president?

Benjamin Harrison’s grandfather was none other than William Henry Harrison, the former war hero turned president. William Henry Harrison was the ninth president of the United States, though his tenure was cut tragically short by his untimely death just forty-one days into his presidency. When William Henry Harrison was president, his grandson Benjamin was only seven years old.

President Benjamin Harrison.


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