Benjamin Harrison Mohead

5 September 1882–14 November 1953 (Age 71)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Benjamin Harrison

When Benjamin Harrison Mohead was born on 5 September 1882, in Mississippi, United States, his father, George Mohead, was 28 and his mother, Amanda McCaskell, was 26. He died on 14 November 1953, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 71.

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Benjamin Harrison Mohead
Pearl Mohead

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Mohead


    Amanda McCaskell




    Rosa Lee Mohead


    John Franklin Mohead



    Georgia Mohead



World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Mohead, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harrison Morehead in household of George Morehead, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ben H Mccaskill in household of George W ?Ohead, "United States Census, 1920"

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