Mark Hanna

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Birthday
24, 1837
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Feb 15, 1904 (66)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1837
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Feb 15, 1904 (66)

About

During the late 1890s and early 1900s, this Republican Party politician served as a United States Senator from Ohio and chaired the Republican National Committee. He is also remembered as a close friend of and political advisor to President William McKinley.

Before Fame

After being expelled from Western Reserve College for a prank he carried out, he pursued a career in business and briefly served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Trivia

In the 1880s, he bought and headed The Cleveland Herald.

Family Life

His marriage to Charlotte Augusta Rhodes resulted in children named Daniel, Mabel, and Ruth. His daughter Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms served during the late 1920s and early 1930s as a United States Representative from Illinois.

Associated With

Before managing the political career of William McKinley, he campaigned for presidential hopeful John Sherman.