James A. Garfield


President of the United States in 1881

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According to Wikipedia, James Abram Garfield was the 20th president of the United States, serving from March 1881 until his assassination in September 1881. A lawyer and Civil War general, Garfield served nine terms in the United States House of Representatives and is, to date, the only sitting member of the House to be elected president. Before his candidacy for the White House, he had been elected to the U.S. Senate by the Ohio General Assemblya position he declined when he became president-elect.

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