On this Date in McKinley History

Carl Sferazza Anthony, Ida McKinley: The Turn-of-the-Century First Lady through War, Assassination, and Secret Disability. Kent, OH: The Kent State University Press. 2013.

June 10, 1901: McKinley hands his assistant, George Cortelyou, a written “emphatic statement that under no circumstances would he accept nomination for a third term.” (237)