United States Fifteenth Amendment

James A. Garfield

(19 November, 1831 -- 19 September, 1881) Garfield was an American politician who was the President of the United States from March 4th, 1881 to September 19th, 1881. Born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Garfield was a professor of ancient languages and literature at the Western Reserve Eclectic Institute and later its president. Garfield was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation on November 8, 1880. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Ohio Delegation - United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65 , Ohio Delegation - United States Fifteenth Amendment [this display], Ohio Delegation - United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act , Ohio Delegation - United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 .

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