William McKinley was the 25th (1897-1901) president of the United States
Born: January 29, 1843, in Niles, Ohio
Died: September 14, 1901, in Buffalo, New York
McKinley was shot by an anarchist on September 6, 1901 in Buffalo, New York, and died from his wounds there on September 14, 1901. He is one of only four presidents to be assassinated.