Second inauguration of William McKinley

The second inauguration of William McKinley as President of the United States was held on Monday, March 4, 1901. The inauguration marked the commencement of the second term of William McKinley as President and the only term of Theodore Roosevelt as Vice President. McKinley died 194 days into this term, and Roosevelt succeeded to the presidency.

Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller administered the oath of office. This was the first inauguration to take place in the 20th century.[1]

Presidential Medals McKinley

1901 Bronze Presidential Medal for McKinley.

Video clip of the "Black Horse Cavalry" leading the presidential delegation down Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington D.C. for the inauguration of McKinley.

Second Presidential Inauguration of William McKinley
Flickr - USCapitol - Inauguration of President William McKinley
Date March 4, 1901
Location Washington, D.C.
United States Capitol
Participants President William McKinley
Vice President Theodore Roosevelt

See also

References

  1. ^ http://inaugural.senate.gov/history/chronology/wmckinley1901.cfm

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