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President Warren Harding

Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923) was the 29th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1921, until his death. Harding died one of the most popular presidents in history, but the subsequent exposure of scandals that took place under him eroded his popular regard, as did revelations of an extramarital affair.
Harding was born and lived in rural Ohio all his life, except when political service took him elsewhere.
Harding appointed a number of well-regarded figures, including Andrew Mellon at the Treasury, Herbert Hoover at Commerce, and Charles Evans Hughes at the State Department. A major foreign policy achievement came with the Washington Naval Conference of 1921–1922, in which the world's major naval powers agreed on a naval limitations program. He was succeeded by his vice-president​, Calvin Coolidge.
"I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies all right. But my damn friends... They're the ones that keep me walking the floor nights!"
Warren G. Harding
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Sen. Harding arriving in Washington

Harding standing in back of car with his wife seated in back seat; crowd in background at Union Station.

Warren G. Harding

Political poster for Warren G. Harding 1920 presidential election campaign shows Harding in head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

Margt. Lindsay Williams and her painting of Mr. Harding

Margaret Lindsay Williams, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, holding brush and palette, next to her portrait painting of President Harding.

With members of the nature study class of John Buroughs [sic] School whom he invited to the White House to see an owls nest in the grounds

President Harding, full-length portrait, facing front, standing with eight students from the John Burroughs School on the White House lawn.

Returning from a morning ride with secty. George Christian

President Harding and George B. Christian, secretary to Harding, on horseback.

President Harding presenting to the Roosevelt Memorial Society the chair used by President Roosevelt when he was in the White House

President Harding standing with members of the Roosevelt Memorial Society and the chair used by President Theodore Roosevelt.

Sculptor models Harding as Senator golfs

Photograph shows Ben[jamin] Harney, noted sculptor, making a working model of President-elect Harding during a round of golf [on] course at St. Augustine, Fla., 2/21/21. Source: caption on verso.

Pointing out an owls nest in the White House grounds to members of the nature study class of John Buroughs [sic] School whom he invited to the White House

President Harding with students from the John Burroughs School looking at an owls nest in a tree on the lawn of the White House.

The first cabinet meeting

President Harding seated at table with members of his cabinet.

First pictures of the Harding cabinet

President Harding standing with members of his cabinet on the White House lawn.

President Harding was today presented with a chair made from the first American battleship "The Revenge"

President Harding, full-length portrait, facing front, seated in the chair made from the battleship "The Revenge", with members of the presenting committee standing nearby on the White House lawn.

With members of the cabinet congratulating congressional medal of honor men of the navy

President Harding standing outside entrance to White House with Cabinet members and Congressional Medal of Honor recipients from the Navy.