Rutherford Hayes

Presidential Number: 19th
Years he was President: 1877-1881
State Represented: Ohio
Party Affiliation: Republican
Fact(s): Was wounded in Civil War, became a General.

Birthday: October 4, 1822
How old would he be this year? 181
School(s) attended: Kenyon College, Harvard Law School
Wife: Lucy Hayes
Occupation(s) before he was President: Lawyer
Other way(s) he served: Congressman, Governer of Ohio
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Hobbies or Sports: Croquet, driving, shooting

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Train
How would he have communicated with his friends? Letter, telegram
U.S. Population when term began: 50,155,783
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 38
Rutherford Hayes

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