RUTHERFORD B. HAYES (1877-1881)

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Born:  October 4, 1822  (Delaware, Ohio)
Education: Kenyon College, Harvard Law School
Political Party: Whig, Republican
Career: U.S. Army/ Union Army (1861-1865); U.S. House of Representatives (1865-1867); Governor of Ohio (1868-1872, 1876-1877); President (1877-1881)
Died:  January 17, 1893 (Fremont, Ohio)

VICE PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY:

William Wheeler
William A. Wheeler
Lucy Hayes

RESOURCES:

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center (RBHPC)
Diaries and Letters
Letters and Messages
Public Papers (American Presidency Project)
Speech Archive (RBHPC, Miller Center)
White House
Miller Center
Biographical Directory of Congress
American Presidents (C-SPAN)
Ohio History Central
Wikipedia

RECOMMENDED BOOKS:

1876 ELECTION:

1877 INAUGURATION:

Inauguration of Rutherford B. Hayes
1877 Address (Transcript)
Library of Congress (1877)
Joint Congressional Committee (1877)

CABINET AND STAFF:

President Rutherford B. Hayes with his Cabinet (Library of Congress)

Secretary of the Interior:
Carl Schurz (1877–1881)

Attorney General:
Charles Devens (1877–1881)

Secretary of the Navy:
Nathan Goff, Jr. (1881)
Richard W. Thompson (1877–1880)

Postmaster General:
Horace Maynard (1880–1881)
David M. Key (1877–1880)

Secretary of State:
William M. Evarts (1877–1881)

Secretary of the Treasury:
John Sherman (1877–1881)

Secretary of War:
Alexander Ramsey (1879–1881)
George W. McCrary (1877–1879)

SUPREME COURT NOMINEES:

William Woods (1880)
John M. Harlan (1877)

CONGRESS:

Speaker of the House:
Samuel J. Randall (1876-1881)

Senate President Pro Tempore:
Thomas W. Ferry (1875-1879)
Allen G. Thurman (1879-1881)

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HISTORIC SITES:

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