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68-year-old US president who served shortest term died from suspected pneumonia

U.S. presidents generally spend years in office, but the ninth president of the United States served only for a month. William Henry Harrison holds the record for serving the shortest term thus far after he died on April 4, 1841, just 30 days after taking over the White House. Experts had long attributed his unexpected demise to pneumonia. As the Miller Center notes, "During the address, the new president wore no coat or hat.
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