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James A. Garfield 20 th President. Kendra Johnson 1 st period. 20 th President. In office March 4, 1881 – September 19, 1881 Vice Pres: Chester A. Arthur First Lady: Lucretia Rudolph Hobbies: Billiards. He was born on November 19, 1831 in a one room log cabin in Orange, Ohio

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James A. Garfield20th President

Kendra Johnson

1st period

20th President


In officeMarch 4, 1881 – September 19, 1881

Vice Pres: Chester A. Arthur

First Lady: Lucretia Rudolph

Hobbies: Billiards


He was born on November 19, 1831 in a one room log cabin in Orange, Ohio

Mothers name was Eliza

His father died when Garfield was 1-1/2 years old


He began school at the age of three

Attended school at Chester which is located in Ohio

Jobs: carpenter assistant, teacher, tutor, Secretary of interior, lay preacher, republican state senate, general n the military, President


Nominated the Republican candidate for President on the thirty-sixth ballot

Communicated with Letters, telegrams


the morning of July 2, 1881, while boarding a train, Garfield was shot twice by Charles Guiteau . After he shot Garfield, he shouted “I am a Stalwart. Arthur is now President”.


Guiteau had mental issues. There was no Stalwart conspiracy. Guiteau was hanged on June 30, 1882. Garfield laid in the hospital for weeks, and finally died on September 19, 1881, only 200 days into his term as President


Credits

http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/ohiojudicialcenter/j_a_garfield.asp

http://www.american-presidents.com/james-garfield

http://americanhistory.about.com/od/jamesgarfield/a/ff_j_garfield.htm

http://www.american-presidents.com/james-garfield/james-garfield-facts

http://www.jamesgarfield.org/


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