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James Abram Garfield by Hoar, George Frisbie

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

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Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11932525M
ISBN 101432537741
ISBN 109781432537746

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  James A. Garfield, in full James Abram Garfield, (born Novem , near Orange [in Cuyahoga county], Ohio, U.S.—died Septem , Elberon [now in Long Branch], New Jersey), 20th president of the United States (March 4–Septem ), who had the second shortest tenure in U.S. presidential history. When he was shot and. James Abram Garfield, –81, 20th President of the United States (Mar.–Sept., ). Born on a frontier farm in Cuyahoga co., Ohio, he spent his early years in poverty. As a youth he worked as farmer, carpenter, and canal boatman. The life of James Abram Garfield late president of the United record of a wonderful career which, like that of Abraham Lincoln, by native energy and untiring industry, led its hero from obscurity to the foremost position in the American nation/5. James Abram Garfield was the 20th President of the United States (), and the second U.S. President to be assassinated. His term was the second shortest in U.S. history, after William Henry Harrison's. Holding office from March to September of , President Garfield was in office for a total of just six months and fifteen days.4/5.

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  GARFIELD, James Abram, a Representative from Ohio and 20th President of the United States; born in Orange, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Novem ; attended district school; driver and helmsman on the Ohio Canal; entered Geauga Seminary, Chester, Ohio, in March ; attended the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute (now Hiram College), Hiram, . The Works of James Abram Garfield, Volume 2 American culture series Library of American civilization The Works of James Abram Garfield, James Abram Garfield: Author: James Abram Garfield: Editor: Burke Aaron Hinsdale: Publisher: J.R. Osgood, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX 5/5(1). James Garfield 20th President, Early Life and Pre-presidency Born on Novem in Orange Township, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Parents: Abram Garfield and Eliza Ballou. Siblings: Mehitabel, Thomas, Mary, and James Ballou. Received a View Post. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. James A. Garfield (Garfield, James A. (James Abram), ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Garfield, James A. (James Abram), General Garfield as a Statesman and Orator: Paragraphs From His Speeches in Congress and on the Stump (New York: National Republican .