Harrison definition by Webster's New World
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- Harrison, Benjamin 1726?-91; Am. Revolutionary patriot: signer of the Declaration of Independence: father of William Henry
- Harrison, Benjamin 1833-1901; 23d president of the U.S. (1889-93): grandson of William Henry
- Harrison, William Henry 1773-1841; U.S. general; 9th president of the U.S. (1841): called Tippecanoe
Harrison definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Benjamin 1726-1791.
American Revolutionary leader who served as a member of the Continental Congress (1774-1778) and was also governor of Virginia (1782-1784).
, Benjamin 1833-1901.
The 23rd President of the United States (1889-1893). The first Pan-American Conference took place (1889) during his administration.
, George 1943-2001.
British singer and songwriter who was formerly lead guitarist with the Beatles. His best-known compositions include “Here Comes the Sun” and “My Sweet Lord.”
, Peter 1716-1775.
British-born American architect noted as the designer of King's Chapel in Boston and Christ Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
, Sir Reginald Carey Known as “Rex.” 1908-1990.
British actor best remembered for his portrayal of Professor Henry Higgins in the Broadway musical and film versions of My Fair Lady, for which he was awarded a Tony (1956) and an Academy Award (1964).
, William Henry 1773-1841.
The ninth President of the United States (1841). He died of pneumonia after one month in office.