President James A. Garfield

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James A. Garfield was the United States of America’s twentieth president.

President James A. Garfield was born in Moreland Hills, Ohio on November 19, 1831 and grew up to become America’s twentieth president.

He was a school teacher, minister, and soldier before he became President of the United States at age 49. His place of primary affiliation was Ohio.

James A. Garfield became president on March 4, 1881 and left the office on September 19, 1881. President James A. Garfield was a member of the Republican Party and his vice president was Chester A. Arthur.

James A. Garfield's nicknames include The Canal Boy, Boat Man Jim, The Preacher President, and Gentleman Boss.

He was shot the same year he took office and died 80 days later. James A. Garfield was 49 years old when he died on September 19, 1881.

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