1897 in the United States

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1897 in the United States
Years: 1894 1895 189618971898 1899 1900

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Events from the year 1897 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

March 4: William McKinley becomes President

April–June[edit]

President McKinley as Old Mother Hubbard finds the Federal Treasury cupboard bare

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • March 8 – Charles W. Brooks, United States Senator from Illinois from 1940 till 1949. Died in 1957.
  • March 31 – Mississippi Winn, last living child of former American slaves (died 2011)
  • May 6 – William A. Purtell, United States Senator from Connecticut in 1952 and from 1953 till 1959. Died in 1978.
  • June 6 – Homer E. Capehart, United States Senator from Indiana from 1945 to 1963. Died in 1979.
  • November 2 – Richard Russell, Jr., United States Senator from Georgia from 1933 till 1971. Died in 1971.

Deaths[edit]

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