President William McKinley (2)

President William McKinley

William McKinley, the 25th president of the United States, was the 7th child born to
William and Nancy Allison McKinley (of Irish and Scotch descent), on January 29, 1843
in Niles, Ohio, a town of about 300 people.

For more information about President McKinley, click on the links below,
or the William McKinley Links on the menu.


Campaign Poster



"Lights Out in the City of Light"
Anarchy and Assassination at the Pan-American Exposition
Legal Aftermath of the Assassination

The Trial

Lesson Plans

The Life and Times of President William McKinley Video
This video, especially created for the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial,
relates the life of President William McKinley from his early years to his death.

McKinley Assassination
A Documentary of William McKinley's Assassination

Murder At The Expo
The Assassination of President William McKinley


Where to ask McKinley questions

Contact us

Library of Congress

Ohio Historical Society

Western Reserve Historical Society

The White House

William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum