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Warren Gamaliel Harding: A Chronology of His Life and Career

Warren Harding was an easygoing newspaper publisher who went into politics because he was also a skilled orator. He served a fairly uneventful term in the U.S. Senate before running for President in 1920.

Warren Gamaliel Harding

1865, November 2 birthplace Born near Corsica, Ohio.
1884   Bought the Marion Star.
1890-1891 Harding Home Built a house in Marion, Ohio.
1891, July 8   Married Florence King DeWolfe.
1898   Elected to the Ohio Senate.
1903   Elected Lieutenant Governor of Ohio.
1910   Lost the election for Governor of Ohio.
1912   Nominated William Howard Taft for a second term as President at the Republican National Convention.
1914   Elected to the U.S. Senate.
1916   Served as chairman of the Republican National Convention.
1920 The Administration of Warren G. Harding Elected President of the United States.
1923, August 2   Died in San Francisco.
1931, June 16 Harding Memorial The Harding Memorial was dedicated.

William Howard Taft
San Francisco

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