Short Biography of President William McKinley
Lifespan: 1843 - 1901
Born on January 29, 1843 in Niles, Ohio
William McKinley was assassinated on September 14, 1901 in Buffalo, New York
Twenty-fifth President of America - His term in office was from 1897 to 1901
Why was William McKinley famous?
William McKinley was famous as the twenty-fifth President of the United States of America. He was assassinated by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. During his term in office America became a world power for the first time and President McKinley led the US during the Spanish-American War.
The next US President was Theodore Roosevelt.