Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes

Born: October 4, 1822

Died: January 17, 1893

Nationality: American

Occupation: President

Biography: Rutherford Birchard Hayes was the 19th President of the United States. As president, he oversaw the end of Reconstruction and the United States' entry into the Second Industrial Revolution. Hayes was a reformer who began the efforts that led to civil service reform and attempted, unsuccessfully, to reconcile the divisions that had led to the American Civil War fifteen years earlier.

Source/Notes: As quoted in "Rutherford B. Hayes: Warrior and President" (1995) by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom, p. 505 - ISBN: 9780700606412
Source/Notes: Letter to his son, Scott R. Hayes (8 March 1892). - Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1922 - 1926)
Source/Notes: Letter to his son, Webb Hayes (20 March 1890). - Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1922 - 1926)

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Source/Notes: Hayes: the diary of a president 1875-1881: covering the disputed election, the end of reconstruction, and the beginning of civil service (1964 edition), D. McKay Co

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Source/Notes: Diary (30 October 1892). - Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1922 - 1926)