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US History - William Henry Harrison

The 9th President of the U.S. was William Henry Harrison was the first President to die in office. He died after 31 days in office due to pneumonia, making his tenure the briefest in the U.S. presidential history. This event led to many questions about presidential succession that was not answered by the Constitution until the inclusion of the 25th Amendment. He was born on February 09, 1773 in Charles City County, Virginia and died on April 04, 1841.