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Benjamin Harrison, Congressional “Falstaff” and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Born on 5 April 1726, Benjamin Harrison V lived the life guaranteed him by his wealthy parents. He was the eldest son of Benjamin Harrison IV and Ann Carter and took over the family’s extensive holdings at the age of … Continue reading

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