20th - President Garfield
James Abram Garfield - DOB 19 Nov 1831, Moreland Hills, OH - DOD 19 Sep 1881, Elberon, NJ - Buried Lakeview Cemetery, Cleveland, OH - Tenure 1881
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James Garfield, in his Civil War uniform. As a politician, his biggest detractors mistook something crucial about him: he was a poor hater but a very good fighter. He'd been thru a lot and knew how to size up a new battle. "Of course I [hate conflict]," he wrote, "but if it is brought to my door the bringer will find me at home."
“The Most Important Political Change We Have Known”: James A. Garfield, Slavery, and Justice in the Civil War Era, Part II
A young James A. Garfield, who overcame extreme poverty to obtain an education and careers as a teacher, college president, soldier, congressman, lawyer, and president. Though some of his private remarks about blacks seem harsh today, his public support for black suffrage was consistent. (Western Reserve Historical Society)
Jas. Garfield, T.Roosevelt & A.I. Garford (LOC)
James Rudolph Garfield (1865-1950) was a son of the assassinated U. S. President James Abram Garfield. An Ohio lawyer and politician, he was Secretary of the Interior under President Theodore Roosevelt from 1907-09. He was a strong supporter of Roosevelt's (unsuccesful) 1912 bid for a third term as President, on the Progressive Party ticket. In the fall of 1914, when this photo was taken, Garfield was running for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio on the Progressive ticket.
James Abram Garfield was born November 19, 1831 and died September 19, 1881. He was the 20th President of the United States (1881 - 1881), serving only seven months before he was assassinated. He was affiliated with the Republican party. His vice-president was Chester Alan Arthur. His first lady was Lucretia Rudolph Garfield, his wife. 20th #President of the United States 21st #FirstLady #PresidentsOfUSA #LIFECommunity #Favorites From Pin Board #07