James A. Garfield

Parent Category: US Presidents
James A. Garfield was the 20th President of the United States and served from March 4, 1881 to September 19, 1881.
Everyone who runs in the election gets votes and the person whogets the most votes wins and gets to be president.
James A. Garfield was killed during the first year of his presidency.
James A. Garfield was only 20 years old in 1852, he has now passed away. The grave of James A. Garfield is in Bodie, California.
Eliza Ballou ( September 21, 1801 - January 21, 1888 ) was the mother of James Garfield.
He was born in Orange, Ohio
The Pendelton Civiill Service Reform Act of 1883 became law.
November 19,1831 was the date of Garfield's birth.
He was an ardent member of the Disciples of Christ. As a student atWilliams College he was something of a zealot and did some laypreaching. Later he attracted attention for debating an atheist onthe pro-God side in a series of debates.
yes- he not only went to college but he was a college president and professor. at Hiram College in Ohio.
i think the only thing was that he was assasinated.. its not much but its nicer than what the last answer was
Former U.S. President was not a U.S. Senator. James A. Garfield wasa member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Ohio.
Guiteau was a mentally deranged person who believed he had earned a job under the "spoils system" and was bitterly disappointed when he did not get an appointment.
He served in the military, became president and became a general in Rosecrans
Chester A. Arthur was vice president.
"Bring integrity back to the white house
He was elected in 1880 and took office in 1881.
I think Guiteau assassinated James Garfield because Guiteau was angry about something.
Garfield was only married once, to Lucretia Rudolph.
Chester A. Arthur was the Veep and became president after Garfield died.