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William McKinley

25th President (1897-1901)

Born: January 29, 1843
Died: September 14, 1901

Vice Presidents: Garret Hobart, Theodore Roosevelt

Political Party: Republican

Next President: Theodore Roosevelt

Previous President: Grover Cleveland

Notable Wiliam McKinley Quotes

"That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime - to set an example - and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history."

"We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California. It is Manifest Destiny."

"In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest."