Monday, July 2, 2012

Ohio Presidents, By College Attended

Happy Fourth!
Here in detail are the colleges attended by the eight U.S. presidents from Ohio, represented by the July 3 AICUO Graph of the Week.

William Henry Harrison
9th President: March 4-April 4, 1841
Attended Hampden-Sydney College
Ulysses S. Grant
18th President: 1869-1877
Attended U.S. Military Academy
Rutherford B. Hayes
19th President: 1877-1881
Attended Kenyon College, Harvard Law School
James Garfield
20th President: March 4-Sept. 19, 1881
Attended Williams College
Was President of Western Reserve Eclectic Institute (now Hiram College)
Benjamin Harrison
23rd President: 1889-1893
Attended Miami University
William McKinley
25th President: 1897-1901
Attended Allegheny College, Albany Law School
William Howard Taft
27th President: 1909-1913
Attended Yale University
Warren G. Harding
29th President: 1921-1923
Attended Ohio Central College (now closed)