Ohioans in the White HouseBook - 2003
An examination of the important role of Ohio in U.S. presidential historyOnly two states can claim the title "the Mother of U.S. Presidents"--Ohio and Virginia. Fifteen presidents have hailed from either Ohio or Virginia, though one of those men, William Henry Harrison, is attributed to both states. The other seven men from Ohio who have piloted the United States from the White House are Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft, and Warren G. Harding.Drawing on recent scholarship, the essays place each president squarely in the context of his time.
Publisher: Kent : Kent State University Press, c2003
Branch Call Number: E176.1 .B9 2003
Characteristics: xi, 284 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm