Publication information

Source: Harper’s Weekly
Source type: magazine
Document type: article
Document title: “The Career of William McKinley”
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: 21 September 1901
Volume number: 45
Issue number: 2335
Pagination: 946

“The Career of William McKinley.” Harper’s Weekly 21 Sept. 1901 v45n2335: p. 946.
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William McKinley (personal history); William McKinley (chronologies).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz.

The Career of William McKinley

     Born at Niles, Ohio, January 29, 1843.
     Enlisted as private, 23d Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1861.
     Commissary Sergeant and Second Lieutenant, 1862.
     First Lieutenant, 1863; Captain, 1864.
     Brevetted Major United States Volunteers for gallantry in battle, March 13, 1865.
     Mustered out, July 26, 1865.
     Admitted to Ohio bar, 1867.
     Prosecuting Attorney Stark County, Ohio, 1869.
     Member of Congress, 1876-91.
     Elected Governor of Ohio, 1891; re-elected, 1893.
     Elected President of the United States, 1896; re-elected, 1900.
     Shot by Leon Czolgosz at the Temple of Music, Buffalo, 4.30 P.M. September 6.
     Died at Buffalo, 2.15 A.M. September 14.