Wikijunior:American Founding Fathers/Benjamin Harrison
Who is this?
Benjamin Harrison V
What did he do that made him important?
As a member of the Continental Congress he presided over some important debates about the wording of the Declaration of Independence. He also signed the Declaration.
What did he do when he was young?
What did he do afterward?
His son William Henry Harrison became the ninth President of the United States in 1842, and his great grandson Benjamin Harrison became the twenty third President of the United States in 1889.