25th President (1897-1901)
Born: January 29, 1843
Died: September 14, 1901
Vice Presidents: Garret Hobart, Theodore Roosevelt
Political Party: Republican
Next President: Theodore Roosevelt
Previous President: Grover Cleveland
Notable Wiliam McKinley Quotes
"That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime - to set an example - and when he is dead, to
be an inspiration for history."
"We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California. It is Manifest
"In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest."