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Photo Essay: Politicians Targeted by Assassins

President William McKinley

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Photo: U.S. Government photo

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President William McKinley

On Sept. 6, 1901, President William McKinley was shot in Buffalo, N.Y., by anarchist Leo Czolgosz. McKinley died on Sept. 14. For more: Aftermath of the Assassination of McKinley (University of Buffalo)