Biography Of Warren G. Harding

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Warren G. Harding, born on November 2, 1865, in Blooming Grove, Ohio, was the 29th president of the United States. His father was Dr. George Tryon Harding, and his mother was Phoebe Elizabeth Harding. Harding became an accomplished public speaker in college, and graduated in 1882 at the age of 17 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Harding studied the printing and newspaper trade at Ohio Central College in Liberia. Upon graduating, Harding raised $300 in partnership with others to purchase the Marion Daily Star, one of the city's three newspapers. By 1886, he completely owned the Star. The Marion Daily Star quickly became one of the most popular newspapers in the country. However, in 1889, at age 24, he fell ill. He spent several weeks at the Battle Creek Sanitarium to regain his strength. Afterward, he spent his time promoting the community on the editorial pages, and playing poker with his friends. Harding made his debut in politics running for the Marion County Auditor's office, he was unable to win the election due to the high concentration of Democrats. Harding, after attaining s...

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