- Name: James A. Garfield
- Born: 11/19/1831
- Died: 09/19/1881 (49 years old)
James Abram Garfield (November 19, 1831– September 19, 1881) was the 20th president of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881, until his death by assassination six and a half months later. He is the only sitting member of the United States House of Representatives to be elected to the presidency.
Birth Name: James Abram Garfield
Alias: James Abram Garfield
Birth Place: Moreland Hills, Ohio, U.S.
Death Place: Elberon, New Jersey, U.S.
James A. Garfield quotes :
Poverty is uncomfortable but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.James A. Garfield
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.James A. Garfield
The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people.James A. Garfield