The Nuttall Encyclopedia
American statesman, of Scottish parentage; served in the Civil War; born at Niles, Ohio; entered Congress in 1877; made his mark as a zealous Protectionist; passed in 1890 a tariff measure named after him; was elected to Presidency as the champion of a sound currency in opposition to Mr. Bryan in November 1896; b . 1844.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'M'kinley, William'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/mkinley-william.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.