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President James Abram Garfield

Birth11/19/1831
 
Education1856
 
Williamstown, Williams College
Org.1857-1861 Hiram College, PresidentHiram College
Occup1859-1859
 
OH State Senator
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Military
 
USA Army / Major General / US Civil War
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History4-6-1862
 
Battle of Shiloh
General, USA
US Civil War
History29 APR 1862
 
Siege of Corinth
General, USA
US Civil War
Occup1863-1880
 
US Rep. from OH
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Org.1869-1871 US House Committee on Banking and Currency, Chairperson
Org.1871-1875 US House Committee on Appropriations, Chairperson
Election1880
 
USA Presidential Election
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Occup1881-1881
 
USA President
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Death09/19/1881
 
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Aged: 49.8 years

The election of 1880 brought out all of the political shenanigans of which this country is capable. Senator John Sherman of Ohio was the leading candidate but was politically ambushed at an early date. (Sherman was one of the three famous Sherman brothers: He, William Tecumseh of Civil War "fame" and also an Indian fighter, and Father Tom, the Jesuit priest who was well-known for his then irregular and unorthodox views.) A strong competitor of Sherman was Congressman James G. Blaine of Maine. Blaine was long on charisma and short on character. He had made a name and much money in the Grant administration. Into this contest came General Grant.

He was the first president to ask for and to fight for a third term. Grant deadlocked the convention.... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
1

Elizabeth Arabella 

3 JUL 18603 DEC 1863  OH, Portage Co, Hiram  
2+

Harry Augustus 

11 OCT 186312 DEC 1942  OH, Portage Co, Hiram Belle Hartford Mason 
3+

James Rudolph 

17 OCT 186524 MAR 1950  OH, Portage Co, Hiram Helen Newell 
4+

Mary 

16 JAN 186730 DEC 1947  DC, Washington Joseph Stanley-Brown 
5

Irvin McDowell 

3 AUG 187018 JUL 1951  OH, Portage Co, Hiram Susan Emmons 
6+

Abram 

21 NOV 187216 OCT 1958  DC, Washington Sarah Grainger Williams, Helen Grannis Matthews 
7

Edward 

25 DEC 187425 OCT 1876  OH, Portage Co, Hiram  
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Joseph Stanley-Brownprivate secretary
Chauncey Forward Blackfriend
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Charles Julius Guiteau1881assassin

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  • Census, , : Household:

    Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
    James A. GARFIELD Self M Male W 50 OHIO U.S. Senator OHIO OHIO
    Lucretia GARFIELD Wife M Female W 42 OHIO Keeping House OHIO OHIO
    Harry GARFIELD Son S Male W 16 OHIO Attends School OHIO OHIO
    James R. GARFIELD Son S Male W 14 OHIO Attends School OHIO OHIO
    Mary GARFIELD Dau S Female W 12 OHIO Attends School OHIO OHIO
    Irving M.D. GARFIELD Son S Male W 10 DC Attends School OHIO OHIO
    Abram GARFIELD Son S Male W 7 DC Attends School OHIO OHIO
    Mary MCGRAFF Other S Female W 25 IRELAND Servant IRELAND IRELAND

    Source Information:
    Census Place E. D. 39 And 40, Washington, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia
    Family History Library Film 1254122
    NA Film Number T9-0122
    Page Number 343B
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