Harry M. Daugherty (1923–1924) - Attorney General [cite this] ↑Calvin Coolidge Home Page Harry M. (Micajah) Daugherty was born in Fayette County, Ohio, on January 26, 1860. He graduated from Michigan Law College in 1881 and practiced law in Ohio. Daugherty served two terms in the Ohio state legislature (1890-1894) and managed Warren Harding's presidential campaign in 1920. Harding appointed him attorney general in 1921, but Daugherty became embroiled in scandal, refusing to turn over records to the Senate committee investigating alien property transfers. President Coolidge demanded his resignation in 1924. Tried twice for defrauding the government, Daugherty was never convicted and returned to Ohio to practice law. He died on October 12, 1941. Calvin Coolidge Essays Life in Brief Life Before the Presidency Campaigns and Elections Domestic Affairs Foreign Affairs Life After the Presidency Family Life Impact and Legacy [ print all essays ] Calvin Coolidge Home Citation Information Consulting Editor David Greenberg Professor Greenberg is a professor of history and of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University. His publications include: Calvin Coolidge (Henry Holt and Company, 2006) Presidential Doodles (Basic Books, 2006) Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image (W.W. Norton, 2003) American President has changed! Click here to take a short survey and tell us what you think!