WARREN GAMALIEL HARDING, was born 2 November 1865 in Corsica (otherwise
known as Blooming Grove), Ohio. He was educated at Ohio Central
College, Iberia, Ohio, where he received his BSc in 1882. On 8 July
1891 at his and his bride's house on Mount Vernon Avenue, Marion, Ohio,
he married as her second husband Florence Mabel Kling, the divorced wife
of Henry De Wolfe, who was born 15 August 1860 in Marion, Ohio, a
daughter of Amos H. Kling and Louisa Bouten. She died 21 November 1924
in Marion, Ohio, and was buried initially in Marion Cemetery. Both she
and her husband were re-interred in the Hardin Mausoleum in Marion in
The professional career of Warren G. Harding:
1882-1883 teacher at the White Schoolhouse, near Marion, Ohio.
1883 employed by the Marion Mirror.
1884 bought the Marion Star
1886 Member of the Republican Co Committee.
1890 Member of the Marion Board of Trade.
1895 County Auditor for Marion
1901-1904 Ohio State Senator where he was a Member of the Finance, the
Ditches and Drains, the Medical Colleges and Universities,
and the Privilege and Elections Committees. He was also
Chairman of the Public Printings Committee.
1902 Republican Floor Leader.
1904-1906 Lieutenant Governor of Ohio.
1905 from January to May, President of the Tri-Metallic Mining,
Refining, and Smelting Company.
1909 Director of the Marion Lumber Company, the Marion County
Telephone Company, and the Home Building Savings and Loan
Company; President of Harding Publishing Company.
1910 unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate for Ohio.
1915-1921 United States Senator from Ohio.
1921-1923 29th President of the United States.
Major Acts and Treaties during his administration:
Immigration quota act (1921)
Peace treaty (Austria) (1921)
Peace treaty (Germany) (1921)
Peace treaty (Hungary) (1921)
Four-Power Treaty (Pacific Islands) (1922)
Five-Power Treaty (naval armaments) (1922)
Nine-Powers Treaty (open-door policy for China) (1922)
Fordney-McComber Tariff Act (1922)
Honors awarded to Warren G. Harding:
Honorary LLD from Ohio Northen University, 1910
University of Alabama, 1921
Honorary Degree from Princeton in 1922
Warren G. Harding also was the author of the following works:
Rededicating America (published in 1920)
Our Common Country (published in 1921)
Warren G. Harding died 2 August 1923 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco
California, of heart failure.