The U.S. Broke a Record
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The Associated Press
Since the birth of the U.S., eight presidents have died while serving their terms. And before the most recent record-breaking streak of presidential life, the longest span of nearly 52 years occurred between George Washington’s inauguration and William Henry Harrison’s death from pneumonia.
Here’s a look at Harrison and the rest of the ill-fated U.S. commanders-in-chief.
William Henry Harrison