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William McKinley art tina mion painting

William McKinley, The Ten of Hearts
25th President of the United States, 1897—1901

McKinley had intense deeply set eyes and a habit of biting cigars in half and chewing on them. He was patiently devoted to the care of his beloved invalid wife Ida Saxon who suffered from frequent seizures. She was always seated next to him at state dinners so he could attend to her, She was also present at many important meetings; McKinley would often get up and adjust her shawl. McKinley was assassinated by an anarchist during the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.

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