Garfield, James Abrams (11/19/1831-09/19/1881)

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Summary

  • Number of Terms: 7
  • Occupation: U.S. Representative, Twentieth President of the United States

Subject

  • Garfield, James A (James Abram) 1831-1881
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress
  • Representative
  • United States President (1881 : Garfield)
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Regent type

Representative (Republican)

State

Ohio

Notes

American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes, New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971. The Continental Congress (September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the ninety-first Congress March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1971, inclusive). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; Who Was Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History." Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Revised Edition. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1967; Who Was Who in the Civil War. By Stewart Sifakis. New York: Facts on File Publications, 1988.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 12/21/1865-12/1873; 01/14/1878-03/04/1881

Topic

  • Legislators
  • Politicians
  • Regents

Place

  • United States
  • Ohio

Form/Genre

Biographies

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