James Abram Garfield was born on November 19, 1831 and died on September 19, 1881.
He completed 9 successive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, from 1863 to 1881 before becoming a president.
Garfield's achievements as President included a debatable reappearance of Presidential power above Senatorial courtesy in executive activities that energized U.S. naval power and purged dishonesty in the Post Office Department.
Garfield made noteworthy diplomatic and judiciary appointments, including a U.S. Supreme Court justice and also appointed numerous African-Americans to notable federal positions.
He completed his higher education at Williams College, Massachusetts and graduated in 1856.
Garfield resisted Confederate secession, was a Major General in the Union Army in the American Civil War, and fought in the wars of Middle Creek, Shiloh and Chickamauga.
He was first selected in the Congress as Representative (1862) of the 19th District of Ohio.
President James Garfield was shot by assassin Charles J. Guiteau on July 2, 1881. Garfield was the second of 4 presidents who were assassinated.
Garfield's presidency lasted just 200 days, from March 4, 1881 till his death on September 19, 1881.
President Garfield supported a bi-metal economic system, agricultural knowledge, a knowledgeable electorate and civil rights for African Americans.
Was the 21st President of the United States.
Was the 19th President of the US (1877–1881).
Was the 15th president of the United States (1857–1861).
was a United States soldier and statesman, and was the President of the Confederate States of America during the entire Civil War which was fought from 1861 to 1865
Was the 10tth president of the United States and the first Vice President to be elevated to the office of President by the death of his predecessor.
Was the sixteenth President of the United States from March 1861 until he was assassinated in April 1865.
Was the 17th President of the United States (1865 to 1869).
Served as the 11th US president from 1845 to 1849.
Was the 35th President of the US from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.