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Warren G. Harding

29th President of the United States

(1921-1923)

"We mean to have less of Government in business and more business in Government."

--Address to Congress, 1921


Full Name: Warren Gamaliel Harding

Born: November 2, 1865

Birthplace: Bloomington Grove (Corsica), Ohio

Father: George T. Harding (1843-1928)

Mother: Phoebe E. Dickerson Harding (1843-1910)

Wife: Florence Harding (1860-1924)

Married: July 8, 1891

Religious Preference: Baptist

Previous Experience: Newspaper editor, Ohio Senate, Lt. Governor of Ohio, U.S. Senate

Political Party: Republican

Age at Inauguration: 55

Term of Office: March 4, 1921 - August 2, 1923

Vice-President: Calvin Coolidge (1921-1923)

Died: August 2, 1923

Age at Death: 57

Place of Burial: Marion, Ohio

President at Time of Death: Died in Office


Election Results

Year Candidate Name Electoral Vote Popular Vote
1920 Warren G. Harding (R) 404 16,147,249
  James M. Cox (D) 127 9,140,864
  Eugene V. Debbs (S) 0 897,704