Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865- August 2, 1923) was the 29th President of the United States (1921-23). A Republican from Ohio, Harding was an influential self-made newspaper publisher. He served in the Ohio Senate (1899-1903), as the 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (1904-06) and as a U.S. Senator (1915-21). He was also the first incumbent United States Senator and the first newspaper publisher to be elected President.