Friday, January 29, 2010

January 29 Birthday: William McKinley

William McKinley, U.S. President
Jan. 29, 1843-Sept. 14, 1901

Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1998)

Number 25 banned the color yellow in the White House. A one paragraph bio of this president highlights his life and career.

Read more about McKinley at The White House site.