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Rutherford Hayes, Jr.4 JAN 1787 -- 20 JUL 1822avatar
Sophia Birchard15 APR 1792 -- 30 OCT 1866avatar
James Webb17 Mar 1795 -- 1 Jul 1833avatar
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President Rutherford Birchard Hayes

Birth4 OCT 1822
 
Education1842
 
Gambier, Kenyon College
Military
 
USA Army / Brevet Major General / US Civil War
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Occup1865-1867
 
US Rep. from OH
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Occup1868-1872
 
OH Governor
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Occup1876-1877
 
OH Governor
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Election1876
 
USA Presidential Election
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Occup1877-1881
 
USA President
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Death17 JAN 1893
 
Grave
 
Aged: 70.3 years

After the debacle of the Grant administration, the Republicans looked for a candidate "above reproach. " They found him in the Governor of Ohio, Rutherford B. Hayes. Born in Delaware, Ohio, October 4, 1822, Hayes was all that they could ask for.

A man of great dignity and presence, great probity, great Christian character, and a great military hero, he filled the bill at a time when "politician" was not a nice word. (It should be noted that in this period after the Civil War "waving the bloody shirt" was the general political practice. "I fit, bled, and died," rang out from the platforms both North and South.)

Historians sadly record the Hayes administration. While nothing like the Johnson vendetta (there has never been anything like that),... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Birchard Austin 

4 NOV 185324 JAN 1926  OH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati Mary Nancy Sherman 
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James Webb Cook 

20 MAR 185626 JUL 1934  OH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati Mary Otis Miller 
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Rutherford Platt 

24 JUN 185831 JUL 1927  OH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati Lucy Hayes Platt 
4

Joseph Thompson 

21 Dec 186124 Jun 1863  OH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati  
5

George Crook 

29 Sep 186424 May 1866  OH, Ross Co, Chillicothe  
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Fanny Rutherford 

2 SEP 186719 MAR 1950  OH, Hamilton Co, Cincinnati Harry Eaton Smith 
7

Scott Russell 

8 FEB 18716 MAY 1923  OH, Franklin Co, Columbus Maude Anderson 
8

Manning Force 

1 Aug 187328 Aug 1874  OH, Sandusky Co, Fremont  
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  • Postage Stamp
  • Sioux City Statue
  • Postage Stamp
  • Republican Poster 1876
  • First Lady's Dress, Smithsonian
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Quotes
Fighting battles is like courting girls: those who make the most pretensions and are boldest usually win.
He serves his party best who serves the country best. … 1877
Sources
  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave Rutherford Birchard Hayes
  3. Wikiquote
  4. Other: Gedcom Import: Burton, Rust, Pemberton, King,.ged; Imported 3/13/2010;
  5. Website:Dave Utzinger;
  1. Findagrave Lucy Ware Webb Hayes
  2. Other: Gedcom Import: Burton, Rust, Pemberton, King,.ged; Imported 3/13/2010;
  3. Website:Dave Utzinger;
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