James A. Garfield

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Roll Call
Stuck on the Back Bench? Why Not Run for PresidentNo sitting House member has won an electoral vote for president since 1880, whe
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
No sitting House member has won an electoral vote for president since 1880, when Ohio’s James A. Garfield captured the White House — and he didn’t even mean to run for the job. In fact, the Ohio legislature had just voted to appoint Garfield to a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A guide to New York City residences that eight US presidents have called home28th and 29th streets), taking the oath of office as 21st president in the five
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
28th and 29th streets), taking the oath of office as 21st president in the five-story Romanesque Revival building after James A. Garfield was assassinated in 1881. The national historic landmark is now Kalustyan's, a specialty food store, and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
See the last 100 years of prime ministers represented in emojithere is a pretty garden for Anthony Eden, a dog for Winston Churchill and a pa
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
there is a pretty garden for Anthony Eden, a dog for Winston Churchill and a pair of glasses for spectacle wearer James Callaghan. Neville Chamberlain, who famously remarked “I believe it is peace for our time”, is represented by a dove... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Ulysses Grant living historian visits Deerfieldand has appeared as Grant at remembrance ceremonies and reenactments across the
The Alliance Review / Posted 22 days ago
and has appeared as Grant at remembrance ceremonies and reenactments across the country. His visit was sponsored by the James A. Garfield Civil War Round Table. During the visit, he laid a wreath on his grandmother's grave, Rachel Kelly Grant,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Presidential visits to Valley in odd-numbered years rareand in 1912, when he was the sitting president but lost re-election; and Republ
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 23 days ago
and in 1912, when he was the sitting president but lost re-election; and Republican Herbert Hoover in 1932. Republican James A. Garfield was elected, but not yet inaugurated, when he visited Youngstown in early 1881, according to t... Read more
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Philly.com
Medical mystery: Shot in the back, this president lingered 80 daysJames A. Garfield, the 20th U.S. president, was the dark horse candidate of the
Philly.com / Posted 24 days ago
James A. Garfield, the 20th U.S. president, was the dark horse candidate of the 1880 Republican National Convention in Chicago, emerging victorious as a “decent and unabrasive man” when a field of much better-known politicians all failed to win a... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Regula's lasting impact found in local parks, trailsOhio's "Central Park." He also got funding for Perry's Victory International P
The Alliance Review / Posted 26 days ago
Ohio's "Central Park." He also got funding for Perry's Victory International Peace Memorial in Put-In-Bay and the James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Mentor, and worked with his wife, Mary, to start the First Ladies National... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Heartbreaking sacrificedeath, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and the
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue." — former U.S. President James A. Garfield We join the Mid-Missouri community in honoring a fallen soldier. Sgt. Talon Leach, a 27-year-old native... Read more

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