|Rutherford B Hayes|
19th President of the United States
Rutherford B. Hayes
1877 - 1881
Vice President: William A. Wheeler (1877-81)
Born: October 4, 1822, in Delaware, Ohio
Died: January 17, 1893, at Spiegel Grove in Fremont, Ohio
Religion: No formal affiliation
Education: Graduated from Kenyon College (1842) and Harvard Law School (1845)
Political Party: Republican
Nickname(s): "Dark-Horse President"
Other Government Positions:
- Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1865-67
- Governor of Ohio, 1868-72
- Governor of Ohio,1876-77
Presidential Salary: $50,000
The first president to hold a state Thanksgiving dinner.
The first president to hold the White House Easter Egg Roll.
The first president to have a telephone installed in the White House.
The first president to have a typewriter installed in the White House.
The first president to visit the West Coast of the United States while in office.
The first president to win the electoral vote but lose the popular vote.
The first president to win the election despite his opponent winning a majority of the vote.
The first president to be wounded in the American Civil War.