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President William & Ida McKinley & There House

President William & Ida McKinley & There House

Photographer Cunningham 507 E. Tusc. St. Canton, Ohio

Unknown couple, President William McKinley and wife Ida

The couple is William and Ida McKinley, President and
First Lady. The house is their house in Canton, Ohio.
I have lived in Canton all my life and have seen pictures
of this man and woman hundreds of times over. There is a monument
in Canton dedicated to his memory where William and Ida McKinley
are interred.

Unknown couple unknown House

Wow!!! This picture was in my grandmothers Family Photo album would you know what Ida McKinleys Maiden name was? My Great Grandmother was Sarah Harley Dean others in Album possible Lines,Peoples,Bish
Thanks so much wait till the Family hears this.And Thanks so much for replying.I have a whole album but only have names of a few people in it.Thanks Marie Platt Post mariep1@epix.net

Ida McKinley's Maiden name was Saxton

nd Katherine DeWalt-Saxton. Her grandfather, John Saxton, in 1815 founded the The Repository, the city's first and now its only newspaper. A graduate of Brook Hall Seminary, a finishing school in Media, Pennsylvania, Ida was refined, charming, and strikingly attractive when she met William "Bill" McKinley at a picnic in 1867. They did not begin courting until after she returned from a European tour in 1869. While single, she worked for a time as a cashier in her father's bank, a position then usually reserved for men.

William McKinley, aged 27, married Ida Saxton, aged 23, on January 25, 1871, at the First Presbyterian Church in Canton, then still under construction. Following the wedding, performed by the Reverend E. Buckingham and the Reverend Dr. Endsley, the couple attended a reception at the home of the bride's parents and left on an eastern wedding trip.

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