James A. Garfield Quotes (116 quotes)




James A. Garfield
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Diary (8 June 1881) as quoted in Garfield (1978) by Allen Peskin, Ch. 24
James A. Garfield
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Message to his wife on being shot (2 July 1881), in The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield (1881) by E. E. Brown, p. 217
James A. Garfield
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Strangulatus pro republica.
James A. Garfield
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To a doctor treating his wound. Quoted in John Whitcomb, Claire Whitcomb Real Life at the White House, Routledge, 2002, p. 177.
James A. Garfield
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As quoted in The Power of Choice (2007) by Joyce Guccione, p. 49


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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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