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James A. Garfield

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James Abram Garfield

20th President of the United States

Born: November 19, 1831
Birthplace: Orange Township, Ohio
Wife: Lucretia Rudolph Garfield (1832-1918)
Previous experience: Teacher, soldier, College President, politician
Political Party: Republican
Age at Inauguration: 49
Term of Office: March 4, 1881 - September 19, 1881
Vice-President: Chester A. Arthur (1881)
Died: September 19, 1881
Age at Death: 49
Buried: Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio
President at Time of Death: Died while in office