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Harding, Warren Gamaliel

Born: 1865 AD
Died: 1923 AD
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US Republican politician

 

member of Ohio senate 1899-1903

 

lieutenant governor of Ohio 1903-1905

 

delivered presidential nominating speech for William Howard Taft 1912

 

Senator from Ohio 1915-1921

 

delivered keynote address at Republican National Convention 1916

 

29th president of US 1921-1923

 

established Bureau of the Budget 1921

 

pardoned Eugene V. Debs (imprisoned on charges of sedition) 1921

 

convened Washington Conference for the Limitation of Armament 1921-1922, resulting in naval arms limitations and establishment of Four Power Pact

 

signed Emergency Tariff Act of 1921 and Fordney-McCumber Tariff Act of 1922

 

tarnished by scandalous actions of aides and Cabinet members, particularly in Teapot Dome scandal, despite evident lack of personal involvement in any misdeeds