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James Garfield

20th President (1881-1881)

Born: Novemer 19, 1831
Died: September 19, 1881

Vice President: Chester A. Arthur

Political Party: Republican

Next President: Chester Arthur

Previous President: Rutherford B. Hayes

Notable James Garfield Quotes

"Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained."

"Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it."

"All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people."

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