Warren G Harding Fast Facts

Twenty-Ninth President of the United States

Warren G Harding, Twenty-Ninth President of the United States
Warren G Harding, Twenty-Ninth President of the United States. Credit: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-13029 DLC

Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865-1923) served as America's 29th president. He was president when World War I was formally ended by joint resolution. However, he died while in office of a heart attack. He was succeeded by Calvin Coolidge. 

Here is a quick list of fast facts for Warren G Harding. For more in depth information, you can also read the Warren G Harding Biography


November 2, 1865


August 2, 1923

Term of Office:

March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923

Number of Terms Elected:

1 Term; Died while in office from a heart attack.

First Lady:

Florence Kling DeWolfe

Chart of the First Ladies

Warren G Harding Quote:

"Let the black man vote when he is fit to vote, prohibit the white man voting when he is unfit to vote."
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Major Events While in Office:

  • Teapot Dome Scandal
  • Harding officially opposed entry into the League of Nations (1921)
  • World War I was formally ended by joint resolution (1921)
  • War protestor Eugene V. Debs was pardoned (1921)
  • US, France, Great Britain, Japan, and Italy sign an agreement to limit naval armaments (1922)

States Entering Union While in Office:

  • None

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