James Garfield
20th President of the United States
James Garfield
1881 - 1881

Vice President: Chester Arthur
Born: November 19, 1831, in Orange, Ohio
Died: September 19, 1881, in Elberon, New Jersey
Career/Occupation: Teacher, Minister, Public Official
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Education: Attended Western Reserve Eclectic Institute (now Hiram College); Graduated from Williams College (1856)
Political Party: Republican
Nickname(s): None

Other Government Positions:

  • Member of Ohio State Senate, 1859-61 
  • Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1863-80 
  • Elected to United States Senate, 1880

Presidential Salary: $50,000

Presidential Firsts:

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