In 1890 President Benjamin Harrison
, a hunter and fisherman, signed into law a bill creating Yosemite National Park, then later set aside 13 million acres of public land for national forest reserves through the Land Revision Act of 1891.
Their maternal grandfather, John Watson Foster, had been secretary of state under President Benjamin Harrison
and helped direct the 1893 overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy of Queen Liliuokalani.
Missiologists are generally familiar with the Ecumenical Missionary Conference held at Carnegie Hall in New York City in April 1900, attended by up to 200,000 people over a ten-day period and addressed by President William McKinley and former president Benjamin Harrison
president Benjamin Harrison
once said, "I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
General Order 409 was signed by President Benjamin Harrison
Halstead was nominated by President Benjamin Harrison
to be ambassador to Germany in 1891 but his nomination was rejected by the Senate "because of his scathing editorials charging that some senators had bought their seats," according to The New York Times.
Evarts Greene, who was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison
in 1891, had a budget of $19,142 for hiring clerks and $26,892 for hiring carriers that year.
Throughout the holiday season, the restored 1875 home of President Benjamin Harrison
, the nation's 23rd President, will be adorned with Victorian holiday decorations.
Commissioner General to the Columbian Historical Exposition in Madrid, Spain, in 1892, with signatures of President Benjamin Harrison
and Secretary of State James Blaine.
Nicknamed "Black Patti" by the Metropolitan Opera, she performed at the White House in 1892 at the invitation of President Benjamin Harrison
McCabe, an active leader in the black town of Nicodemus, Kansas, in the 1880s, lobbied for the territorial governorship of the Oklahoma Territory from President Benjamin Harrison
, thus hoping to tip the balance of political power toward the Twin Territory's African-American population.
His achievements went beyond retail and into the political sphere, when he was named postmaster general of the United States by President Benjamin Harrison