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" 11th President of the United States "
( March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849 - 1 Term )
49 years old, Presbyterian, Lawyer, Democrat


Date & place of birth:
James Knox Polk
( Official Portrait )

     November 2, 1795, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     June 15, 1849, Nashville, Tennesse - Chronic Diarrhea - 53

Place of burial:
     State Capitol Grounds, Nashville, Tennessee

Parents:
     Samuel & Jane (Knox) Polk

Married:
     Sarah Childress - on January 1, 1824
     Children:
          None

Education:
     University of North Carolina

Military Service:
     Colonel

Also served:
     Tennessee Legislature (1823-1825)
     U.S. Congress (1825-1839) - (Speaker of the House)
     Governor of Tennessee (1839-1841)

Election Results - Popular Vote Percentage - Top Candidates:
     James Knox Polk - Tennessee - 48.1%
     Henry Clay - (state unknown) - 48.1%

Vice President:
     George M. Dallas - Pennsylvania

Facts:

  • 1st individual to become President while in his 40's
  • President during the Mexican-American War.
  • President during the California gold rush
  • Texas was admitted into the Union - December 29, 1845 - 28th State
  • Iowa was admitted into the Union - December 28, 1846 - 29th State
  • Wisconsin was admitted into the Union - May 29, 1848 - 30th State
  • Nickname: "Young Hickory"

Famous Quote:
     "Public opinion: May it always perform one of its appropriate offices, by teaching the public functionaries of the State and of the Federal Government, that neither shall assume the exercise of powers entrusted by the Constitution to the other."

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "President James K. Polk" Website
     "Click Here" - to view the "Ancestral Home" of President Polk
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Polk"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President James Knox Polk
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Sarah (Childress) Polk


First Lady
" Sarah Polk "




" 12th President of the United States "
( March 4, 1849 to July 9, 1850 - 1 Term - Died in Office )
64 years old, Episcopalian, Soldier, Farmer, Whig


Date & place of birth:
Zachary Taylor
( Official Portrait )

     November 24, 1784, Orange County, Virginia

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     July 9, 1850, White House, Washington, D.C. - Gastroenteritis - 65

Place of burial:
     Louisville, Kentucky

Parents:
     Richard & Sarah (Strother) Taylor

Married:
     Margaret Mackall Smith - on June 21, 1810
     Children:
          Anne Margaret Mackall
               ( Apr. 9, 1811 - Dec. 2, 1875, m. an army surgeon )
          Sarah Knox
               ( Mar. 6, 1814 - Sep. 15, 1835, m. Jefferson Davis, Confederate President )
          Octavia Pannel
               ( Aug. 16, 1816 - Jul. 8, 1820, died of malaria )
          Margaret Smith
                ( Jul. 27, 1819 - Oct. 22, 1820, died of malaria )
          Mary Elizabeth
               ( Apr. 20, 1824 - Jul. 26, 1909, m. a Bliss, m. a Dandridge )
          Richard
               ( Jan. 27, 1826 - Apr. 12, 1879 - became a Confedrate General )

Education:
     No College

Military Service:
     Major General

Also served:
     No other political office

Election Results - Popular Vote Percentage - Top Candidates:
     Zachary Taylor - Kentucky - 47.3%
     Lewis Cass - (state unknown) - 42.5%
     
Martin Van Buren - New York - 10.1%

Vice President:
     Millard Fillmore - New York
          Served as the "13th President of the United States"

Facts:

  • 1st president not previously elected to any other public office
  • One of only two Presidents to actually die in the White House. The other being William Harrison
  • 2nd President to die while serving in office
  • Second cousin of President James Madison
  • Fourth cousin once removed of Confederate General Robert E. Lee
  • Fourth cousin three times removed of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Never voted in any election during his lifetime
  • His daughter Sarah Knox Taylor married Confederate President Jefferson Davis
  • His son Richard Taylor became a Confederate General during the Civil War
  • Nickname: "Old Rough and Ready"

Famous Quote:
     "For more than half a century, during which kingdoms and empires have fallen, this Union has stood unshaken. The patriots who formed it have long since descended to the grave; yet still it remains, the proudest monument to their memory. . ."

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Taylor"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Zachary Taylor
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Margaret Mackall (Smith) Taylor




" 13th President of the United States "
( July 10, 1850 to March 3, 1853 - Assumed Term of Zachary Taylor )
50 years old, Unitarian, Tailor, Lawyer, Whig


Date & place of birth:
Millard Fillmore
( Official Portrait )

     January 7, 1800, Locke, Cayuga County, New York

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     March 8, 1874, Buffalo, New York - Stroke - 74

Place of burial:
     Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, New York

Parents:
     Nathaniel & Phoebe (Millard) Fillmore

Married (1st):
     Abigail Powers - on February 5, 1826 - ( 1798-1853 )
     Children:
          Millard Powers
               ( Apr. 25, 1828 - Nov. 15, 1889, never married )
          Mary Abigail
               ( Mar. 27, 1832 - Jul. 26, 1854, died of cholera at age of 22, Never married )

Married (2nd):
     Caroline (Carmichael) McIntosh - on February 10, 1858
     Children:
          None

Education:
     No College

Military Service:
     Major

Also served:
     New York Legislature - ( 1829 - 1831 )
     U.S. Congress - ( 1833 - 1835 & 1837 - 1843 )
     Comptroller of New York - ( 1848-1849 )
     Vice President for
Zachary Taylor - ( March 4, 1849 to July 9, 1850 )

Vice President:
     None

Facts:

  • 1st President born in the 1800's
  • Signed the Compromise Measure of 1850, which included the Fugitive Slave Act.
  • Was the last person of the Whig party to serve as president
  • California was admitted into the Union - September 9, 1850 - 31st State
  • Nickname: "The American Louis Philippe"

Famous Quote:
     "God knows that I detest slavery, but it is an existing evil, for which we are not responsible, and we must endure it, till we can get rid of it without destroying the last hope of free government in the world."

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Fillmore"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Millard Fillmore
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Abigail (Powers) Fillmore


First Lady
" Abigail Fillmore "




" 14th President of the United States "
( March 4, 1853 to March 3, 1857 - 1 Term )
48 years old, Episcopalian, Lawyer, Democrat


Date & place of birth:
Franklin Pierce
( Official Portrait )

     November 23, 1804, Hillsborough, New Hampshire

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     October 8, 1869, Concord, New Hampshire - Stomach Trouble - 64

Place of burial:
     Old North Cemetery, Concord, New Hampshire

Parents:
     Benjamin & Anna (Kendrick) Pierce

Married:
     Jane Means Appleton on November 19, 1834
     Children:
          Franklin, Jr.
               ( Feb. 2, 1836 - Feb. 5, 1836, 3 days old )
          Frank Robert
               ( Aug. 27, 1839 - Nov. 14, 1843, died of typhus fever, Age 4 )
          Benjamin
               ( April 13, 1841 - Jan. 16, 1853, killed in a train accident, Age 11 )

Education:
     Bowdoin College

Military Service:
     Brigadier General - Mexican War

Also served:
     New Hampshire Legislature
     U.S. Congress
     U.S. Senate

Election Results - Popular Vote Percentage - Top Candidates:
     Franklin Pierce - New Hampshire - 50.8%
     Winfield Scott - Virginia - 43.9%

Vice President:
     
William R. King - Alabama - ( March 3, 1853 - April 18, 1853 - Died in Office )

Facts:

  • Only President in history to not have a change in his cabinet
  • 1st President to memorize his inaugural address and recite it from memory
  • During Mexican War he enlisted as a private and came out of the war a General
  • Wounded during the Mexican War
  • One of only two Presidents to be arrested while in office. He ran over an old lady with his horse, however, charges were later dropped. The other arrested President was Ulysses Grant.
  • Had the first furnace installed in the White House
  • Had the first bathtub installed in the White House
  • Nickname: "Young Hickory of the Granite Hills"

Famous Quote:
     "A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The history of all popular Governments show how absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties."

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view "Pierce Manse", President Pierce's home
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Pierce"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Franklin Pierce
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Jane Means (Appleton) Pierce


First Lady
" Jane Pierce "




" 15th President of the United States "
( March 4, 1857 to March 3, 1861 - 1 Term )
65 years old, Lawyer, Presbyterian, Democrat


Date & place of birth:
James Buchanan
( Official Portrait )

     April 23, 1791, Mercersburg, Pennslyvania

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     June 1, 1868, Lancaster, Pennslyvania - Rheumatic Gout - 77

Place of burial:
     Lancaster, Pennslyvania

Parents:
     James & Elizabeth (Speer) Buchanan

Married:
     Never Married
     Children:
          None

Education:
     Dickinson College

Military Service:
     No official rank

Also served:
     Pennsylvania Legislature - ( 1814 - 1815 )
     U.S. Congress - ( 1821 - 1831 )
     U.S. Senate - ( 1834 - 1845 )
     Secretary of State for
President James Polk - ( 1845 - 1849 )
     Minister to Russia
     Minister to England

Election Results - Popular Vote Percentage - Top Candidates:
     James Buchanan - Pennsylvania - 45.3%
     John C. Fremont - California - 33.1%
     Millard Fillmore - New York - 21.6%

Vice President:
     John C. Breckinridge - Kentucky - ( later served as a Confederate General )

Facts:

  • Only Bachelor to ever be President
  • Last President born in the 1700's
  • Minnesota was admitted into the Union - May 11, 1858 - 32nd State
  • 32 Star flag adopted
  • Oregon was admitted into the Union - February 14, 1859 - 33rd State
  • During his term, the Confederate States of America declared their independence
  • South Carolina votes to secede - December 20, 1860
  • Mississippi votes to secede - January 9, 1861
  • Florida votes to secede - January 10, 1861
  • Alabama votes to secede - January 11, 1861
  • Georgia votes to secede - January 19, 1861
  • Louisianna votes to secede - January 26, 1861
  • Kansas admitted into the Union - January 29, 1861 - 34th State
  • Texas votes to secede - February 1, 1861
  • Nickname: "Old Buck"

Famous Quote:
     "My dear, sir, if you are as happy on entering the White House as I on leaving, you are a very happy man indeed." -- James Buchanan to Abraham Lincoln.

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view "Wheatland", President Buchanan's home
     "Click Here" - to view "Buchanan's Birthplace State Park"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Buchanan"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President James Buchanan




" 16th President of the United States "
( March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865 - 2 Terms - Assassinated during 2nd Term )
52 years old, Lawyer, Republican


Date & place of birth:
Abraham Lincoln
( Official Portrait )

     February 12, 1809, Hardin (Larue) County, Kentucky

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C. - Assassinated - 56

Place of burial:
     Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois

Parents:
     Thomas & Nancy (Hanks) Lincoln

Married:
     Mary Todd - on November 4, 1842
     Children:
          Robert Todd
               ( Aug. 1, 1843 - Jul. 25, 1926, m. Mary Harlan )
          Edward Baker
               ( Mar. 10, 1846 - Feb. 1, 1850, Age 3 )
          William Wallace "Willie"
               ( Dec. 21, 1850 - Feb. 20, 1862, died of pneumonia, Age 11 )
          Thomas "Tad"
               ( Apr. 4, 1853 - Jul. 15, 1871, died of diphtheria )

Education:
     No College

Military Service:
     Captain

Also served:
     Illinois State Legislature - ( 1834-1842 )
     U.S. Congress, representing Illinois - ( 1847-1849 )

Election Results - 1st Term - Popular Vote Percentage - Top Candidates:
     Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 39.9%
     Stephen Douglas - (state unknown) - 29.5%
     
John C. Breckinridge - South Carolina - 18.1%
     John Bell - (state unknown) - 12.5%

Election Results - 2nd Term - Popular Vote Percentage - Top Candidates:
     Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 55%
     George B. McClellan - (state unknown) - 45%

Vice President:
     Hannibal Hamlin - Maine - 1st Term - ( March 3, 1861 - March 4, 1865 )
     Andrew Johnson - Tennesse - 2nd Term - ( March 4, 1865 - April 15, 1865 )

Facts:

  • 1st President to be Assassinated
  • 1st President to receive over 2 million popular votes
  • 1st president born outside of the original thirteen colonies.
  • 3rd President to die while serving in office
  • Civil War began - April 12, 1861
  • Virginia votes to secede - April 16, 1861
  • Arkansas votes to secede - May 6, 1861
  • North Carolina votes to secede - May 20, 1861
  • Tennessee votes to secede - June 8, 1861
  • Missouri votes to secede - October 31, 1861
  • Kentucky votes to secede - November 20, 1861
  • West Virginia was admitted into the Union - June 20, 1863 - 35th State
  • Nevada was admitted into the Union - October 31, 1864 - 36th State
  • Civil War ends - April 8, 1865
  • Had multiple other attempts on his life prior to being assassinated
  • Tallest President at 6' 4"
  • Nicknames: "Honest Abe"; "Illinois Rail-Splitter"

Famous Quote:
     "You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time."

Links:
     "Click Here" - to view the "Lincoln's Home" in Springfield, Illinois
     "Click Here" - to view "President Lincoln's birthplace"
     "Click Here" - to view "Ford's Theatre", where President Lincoln was shot
     "Click Here" - to view "Peterson's Boarding House", where President Lincoln died
     "Click Here" - to view the "Historic Lincoln places" website
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Lincoln"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Abraham Lincoln
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Mary (Todd) Lincoln


First Lady
" Mary Lincoln "




" 17th President of the United States "
( April 15, 1865 to March 3, 1869 - Assumed Abraham Lincoln's 2nd Term )
56 years old, Tailor, Democrat-Republican


Date & place of birth:
Andrew Johnson
( Official Portrait )

     December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     July 31, 1875, Carters Station, Tennessee - Paralysis - 66

Place of burial:
     Greeneville, Tennessee

Parents:
     Jacob & Mary (McDonough) Johnson

Married:
     Eliza McCardle on May 17, 1827
     Children:
          Martha
               ( Oct. 25, 1828 - Jul. 10, 1901 )
          Charles
               ( Feb. 19, 1830 - Apr. 4, 1863, died at thirty-three in a horse accident )
          Mary
               ( May 8, 1832 - Apr. 19, 1883, m. Daniel Stover, m. a Brown - divorced )
          Robert
               ( Feb. 22, 1834 - Apr. 22, 1869, Colonel in the Union army, never married )
          Andrew
               ( Aug. 6, 1852 - Mar. 12, 1879, m. Bessie May Kumbaugh )

Education:
     No College

Military Service:
     Brigadier General

Also served:
     Tennesse Legislature - ( 1835-1837 )
     U.S. Congress - ( 1843-1853 )
     Tennesse Governor - ( 1853-1857 )
     U.S. Senate - ( 1857-1862 & 1875-1875 )

Vice President:
     None

Facts:

  • Only ex-President to serve as a U.S. Senator after being President
  • Only president not to have had any type of schooling
  • 1st President to be visited by a queen. Queen Emma of the Sandwich Islands came to America on August 14, 1866
  • He didn't make an inaugural address
  • His wife was only 16 years old when they were married
  • Tennessee readmitted to the Union - July 24, 1866
  • Nebraska was admitted into the Union - March 1, 1867 - 37th State
  • Arkansas readmitted to the Union - June 22, 1868
  • Florida readmitted to the Union - June 25, 1868
  • North Carolina readmitted to the Union - July 4, 1868
  • South Carolina readmitted to the Union - July 9, 1868
  • Louisiana readmitted to the Union - July 9, 1868
  • Alabama readmitted to the Union - July 13, 1868
  • Johnson was buried beneath a willow he had planted himself with a shoot taken from a tree at Napolean's tomb. His head was rested on a copy of the Constitution.

Famous Quote:
     "If the rabble were lopped off at one end and the aristocrat at the other, all would be well with the country."

Links:
     
"Click Here" - to visit the "Andrew Johnson National Historic Site", his home
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Johnson"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Andrew Johnson
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Eliza (McCardle) Johnson


First Lady
" Eliza Johnson "




" 18th President of the United States "
( March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1877 - 2 Terms )
46 Years Old, Soldier, Merchant, Methodist, Republican


Date & place of birth:
Hiram Ulysses Grant
( Official Portrait )

     April 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     July 23, 1885, Mt. McGregor, New York (Cancer - 63)

Place of burial:
     Grants Tomb, Riverside Drive, New York City, New York

Parents:
     Jesse R. & Hannah (Simpson) Grant

Married:
     Julia Dent on August 22, 1848
     Children:
          Frederick Dent
               ( May 30, 1850 - Apr. 11, 1912, m. Ida Marie Honore, became a General )
          Ulysses Simpson
               ( Jul. 22, 1852 - Sep. 25, 1929 )
          Ellen Wrenshall
               ( Jul. 4, 1855 - Aug. 30, 1922, m. Algernon Charles Satoris in the White House, divorced, m. name unknown )
          Jesse Root
               ( Feb. 6, 1858 - Jun. 8, 1934, m. two times, names unknown, ran for President )

Education:
     West Point

Military Service:
     Lieutenant General, Civil War

Also served:
     No other political office

Election Results - 1st Term - Popular Vote Percentage - Top Candidates:
     Ulysses Grant - Ohio - 52.7%
     Horatio Seymour - (state unknown) - 47.3%

Election Results - 2nd Term - Popular Vote Percentage - Top Candidates:
     Ulysses Grant - Ohio - 55.6%
     Horace Greeley - (state unknown) - 43.8%

Vice Presidents:
     
Schuyler Colfax - Indiana - 1st Term - ( March 4, 1869 - March 4, 1873 )
     Henry Wilson - Massachusetts - 2nd Term - ( March 4, 1873 - November 22, 1875 - Died in Office)

Facts:

  • One of only two Presidents to be arrested while in office. He was arrested for driving his horse too fast in Washington, D.C. and was fined $20.00. The other arrested President was Franklin Pierce.
  • 1st President to receive over 3 million popular votes
  • 1st President to have both parents alive when he took office
  • Was born - Hiram Ulysses Grant - a mixup at West Point caused his name change
  • Second man in American history to be a Lieutenant General (First being Washington)
  • Grant was a fourth cousin once removed of "President Franklin D. Roosevelt", a sixth cousin once removed of "President Grover Cleveland", and a first cousin three times removed to Actress Judy Garland
  • Virginia readmitted to the Union - January 26, 1870
  • Mississippi readmitted to the Union - February 23, 1870
  • Texas readmitted to the Union - March 30, 1870
  • Georgia readmitted to the Union - July 15, 1870
  • Colorado was admitted into the Union - August 1, 1876 - 38th State
  • Nickname: "Hero of Appomattox"
  • Grant said he only knew two tunes: "One was 'Yankee Doodle' and the other wasn't."

Famous Quote:
     "The truth is I am more of a farmer than a soldier ... I never went into the army without regret and never retired without pleasure."

Links:
     "Click Here" - to visit the "Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site", President Grant's Home
     "Click Here" - to visit the "U.S. Grant Network" website
     "Click Here" - to visit "U.S. Grant's Birthplace", Point Pleasant, Ohio
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Grant"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Ulysses Simpson Grant
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Julia (Dent) Grant


First Lady
" Julia Grant "




" 19th President of the United States "
( March 4, 1877 to March 3, 1881 - 1 Term )
54 years old, Lawyer, Methodist, Republican


Date & place of birth:
Rutherford B. Hayes
( Official Portrait )

     October 4, 1822, Delaware, Ohio

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     January 17, 1893, Fremont, Ohio - Heart Disease - 70

Place of burial:
     Fremont, Ohio

Parents:
     Rutherford B. & Sophia (Birchard) Hayes

Married:
     Lucy Ware Webb on December 30, 1852
     Children:
          Birchard Austin
               ( Nov. 4, 1853 - Jan. 24, 1926, m. Mary Sherman )
          James Webb Cook
               ( Mar. 20, 1856 - Jul. 26, 1934, m. Mary Otis Miller )
          Rutherford Platt
               ( Jun. 24, 1858 - Jul. 21, 1927, m. Lucy Hayes Platt, his cousin )
          Joseph Thompson
               ( Dec. 21, 1861 - Jun. 24, 1863, died of dysentery, Age 2 )
          George Crook
               ( Sep. 29, 1864 - May 24, 1866, died of scarlet fever, Age 1 )
          Fanny
               ( Sep. 2, 1867 - Mar. 18, 1950, m. Harry Eaton Smith )
          Scott Russell
               ( Feb. 8, 1871 - May 26, 1923, m. Maude Anderson, died of cancer )
          Manning Force
               ( Aug. 1, 1873 - Aug. 28, 1874, Age 1 )

Education:
     Kenyon College, Harvard Law School

Military Service:
     Major General, Civil War

Also served:
     U.S. Congress - ( 1865-1867 )
     Governor of Ohio - ( 1868-1872 & 1876-1877 )

Election Results - Popular Vote Percentage - Top Candidates:
     Rutherford B. Hayes - Ohio - 51%
     Samuel J. Tilden - (state unknown) - 48%

Vice President:
     
William A. Wheeler - New York

Facts:

  • 1st President to receive over 4 million popular votes
  • Was wounded in the Civil War
  • His wife, Lucy, was the first wife called "First Lady"
  • Nickname: "Dark-Horse President"

Famous Quote:
     "Fighting battles is like courting girls: those who make the most pretensions and are boldest usually win."

Links:
     "Click Here" - to visit the "Rutherford B. Hayes Presidental Center"
     "Click Here" - to visit the "Home of President Hayes"
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Hayes"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President Rutherford Birchard Hayes
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Lucy Ware (Webb) Hayes
     "Click Here" - to visit the "Lucy Ware Hayes Website"


First Lady
" Lucy Hayes "




" 20th President of the United States "
( March 4, 1881 to September 19, 1881 - 1 Term - Assassinated )
49 years old, Lawyer, Teacher, Disciples of Christ, Republican


Date & place of birth:
James Abram Garfield
( Official Portrait )

     November 19, 1831, Orange, Ohio

Date, place, cause & age at death:
     September 19, 1881, Elberon, New Jersey - Assassinated - 49

Place of burial:
     Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio

Parents:
     Abraham & Eliza (Ballou) Garfield

Married:
     Lucretia Rudolph on November 11, 1858
     Children:
          Eliza Arabella
               ( Jul. 3, 1860 - Dec. 3, 1863, died of diphtheria, Age 3 )
          Harry Augustus
               ( Oct. 11, 1863 - Dec. 12, 1942, m. Belle Hartford Mason )
          James Rudolf
               ( Oct. 17, 1865 - Mar. 24, 1950, m. Helen Newell, Sec. of the Interior for
President Theodore Roosevelt )
          Mary
               ( Jan. 16, 1867 - Dec. 30, 1947, m. name unknown )
          Irvin McDowell
               ( Aug. 3, 1870 - Jul. 18, 1951, m. Susan Emmons, became a successful Lawyer )
          Abram
               ( Nov. 21, 1872 - Oct. 16, 1958, m. Sarah Granger, m. Helen Grannis )
          Edward
               ( Dec. 25, 1874 - Oct. 25, 1876, died of the whooping cough, Age 1 )

Education:
     Eclectic Institute, Williams College

Military Service:
     Major General, Civil War

Also served:
     Ohio Legislature - ( 1859-1861 )
     U.S. Congress - ( 1863-1880 )

Election Results - Popular Vote Percentage - Top Candidates:
     James A. Garfield - 48.3%
     Winfield S. Hancock - 48.3%

Vice President:
     Chester A. Arthur - New York
               Served as the "21st President of the United States"

Facts:

  • 2nd President to be Assassinated
  • 4th President to die while serving in office
  • Last president born in a log cabin.

Famous Quote:
     "A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil."

Links:
     "Click Here" - to visit "Lawnfield", President Garfield's home
     "Click Here" - to view the "Grave of President Garfield"
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of President James Abram Garfield
     "Click Here" - for a "Biography" of First Lady Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield


First Lady
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