|Birth Day||January 29, 1843|
|Birth Place||Niles, OH|
|Age||176 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Sep 14, 1901 (age 58)|
His financial problems ended his college education prematurely, and he was forced to work as a postal clerk and Teacher.
He led the U.S. to victory in the Spanish-American War in just 100 days but was assassinated by
His father, william McKinley Sr., was a manufacturer and pioneer in the iron industry.
He and william Jennings Bryan were rivals for the presidency in 1896 and 1900, with the chief issue of contention being the gold standard for U.S. currency.