The following US presidents owned slaves, including the approximate number of slaves owned and whether slaves were owned during their presidency. Listed in descending order of slaves owned.
Fun fact: The last US president to have a beard was 1
23rd President of the United States
(March 4, 1889 to March 3, 1893)
In other words, it has been 127 years since the USA has had a president who wore a beard!
Full Name: Benjamin Harrison
Nicknames: “Kid Gloves Harrison”; “Little Ben”
Born: August 20, 1833, in North Bend, Ohio
Died: March 13, 1901, in Indianapolis, Indiana
Education: Graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (1852)
Political Party: Republican
Other Government Positions:
- United States Senator, 1881-87
- SOURCE: PONTUS website