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According to the book "Garfield: A Biography" by Allan Peskin, James Garfield's siblings were named: Mehitabel, b. 1821 Thomas, b. 1822 Mary, b. 1824
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His running mate is chester a. Arthor
James Garfield Was Born On November 19, 1831
he had many hardships to face, he worked on a farm and was fatherless at two. his father died while trying to help a neighboor put out a housefire. he suffered severe burns an…d later died. james abram garfield was the youngest of four kids. his mother had to do alot of the work because she had no husband. james a garfield, found nothing to occupy him soon found out that helping his mother around the hose was his new hobby. thats what james abram garfield's childhood was like.
James a. Garfield never managed to have a memorable term. well, no i take that back. He had a memorable term only because he served his term during the gilded age. but he also… led a successful brigade at middle creek, Kentucky. and he decided if mail routes were being fraudulently awarded with tax money.
The most notable thing Garfield did in his 200 days as president was to to stand up to the Stalwarts and appoint his own man to the prize plum of collector of the port of …New York. The losing battle ended the power of Senator Roscoe Conkling as a party boss and paved the way to civil service reform. Garfield's one and only executive order was to give executive government workers the day off on May 30, 1881, in order to decorate the graves of those who died in the Civil War. He launched a investigation into the way that postal "Star" route contracts were awarded , leading to the exposure of the Star Route scandal.
The Pendelton Civiill Service Reform Act of 1883 became law.
James Rudolph Garfield was born on October 17, 1865.
They all died of natural causes. The oldest girl died at age three of diphtheria. The other four all lived well into old age .
Andrew Garfield's middle name is Russell.
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Garfield spent his boyhood in Orange Township of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, southeast of Cleveland. His adult estate called Lawnfield, open for visitors, is located at Mentor, O…hio.
James A. Garfield's family was very poor, and he was raised in a log cabin in a small village in Ohio. His father, a wrestler, died when he was a baby. He received no formal e…ducation until he was 16, after he became ill while working as a seaman on a canal boat near Cleveland.
Lucretia Garfield m. 1858-1881 Lucretia Rudolph Garfield, wife of James A. Garfield, was First Lady of the United States in 1881