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James A. Garfield
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James A. Garfield, 1831-1881: Chester A. Arthur, 1830-1886: chronology, documents, bibliographical aids (1970 edition), Oceana Pubns
James A. Garfield
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Letter to H. N. Eldridge (12 December 1869) as quoted in Garfield (1978) by Allen Peskin, Ch. 13
James A. Garfield
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As quoted in Garfield of Ohio : The Available Man (1970) by John M. Tyler.


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Born: November 19, 1831

Died: September 19, 1881 (aged 49)

Nationality: American

Occupation: President

Bio: James Abram Garfield served as the 20th President of the United States, after completing nine consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. Garfield's accomplishments as President included a controversial resurgence of Presidential authority above Senatorial courtesy in executive appointments; energizing U.S. naval power; and purging corruption in the Post Office Department.

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