William Henry Harrison was 67 when he was elected president in 1840. Life expectancy at the time was around 40. Harrison got sick and died after delivering an inaugural address that went on for one hour and 45 minutes in a cold rain.
William Henry Harrison was 67 when he was elected president in 1840. Life expectancy at the time was around 40. Harrison got sick and died after delivering an inaugural address that went on for one hour and 45 minutes in a cold rain. File
William Henry Harrison was 67 when he was elected president in 1840. Life expectancy at the time was around 40. Harrison got sick and died after delivering an inaugural address that went on for one hour and 45 minutes in a cold rain. File

Presidential campaign gives new life to old concerns about age

September 30, 2016 09:44 AM