29. Warren G. Harding

29-wgh   Warren G. Harding Official Portrait - The Periodic Table of the Presidents

“Wobbly Warren”

  • Full Name: Warren Gamaliel Harding
  • Years in Office: 1921–1923
  • Political Party: Republican
  • Nickname: “Wobbly Warren”
  • Age at Inauguration: 55
  • Vice President: Calvin Coolidge
  • Birth: November 2, 1865 in Blooming Grove, Ohio
  • Death: August 2, 1923 in San Francisco, California
  • Place of Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Marion, Ohio
  • Height: 6’
  • Ancestry: English, Scotch-Irish
  • Father: George Tryon Harding (1843–1928); Farmer, physician
  • Mother: Phoebe Dickerson Harding (1843–1910)
  • Wife: Florence Kling De Wolfe (August 15, 1860 – November 21, 1924)
  • Marriage: July 8, 1891 in Marion, Ohio
  • Children: None
  • Home: Marion, Ohio
  • Education: B.S. from Ohio Central College (1882)
  • Religious Affiliation: Baptist
  • Military Service: No
  • Career:
    • Writer
    • Editor of the Marion Star (1884–)
    • Teacher
    • Insurance Salesman
    • Member of the Ohio Legislature (1900–1904)
    • Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (1904–1906)
    • U.S. Senator (1915–1921)
    • President (1921–1923)
  • Writings: Rededicating America; Our Common Country

 

Campaign Poster

29 Wgh, Abraham Lincoln - 'That a government of the people shall not perish from the Earth,' photograph, c. 1920

 

Abraham Lincoln: “That a Government of the People Shall Not Perish From the Earth,” photograph, design for a campaign poster or button, c. 1920

(Library of Congress)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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