James A. Garfield Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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James A. Garfield (James Abram Garfield)

Last Updated: 26 Feb, 2023 | Views: 232

Age: 49

Profession: Historical Men

Other Profession(s): Politician, Lawyer, Mathematician

Famous For: 20th President of the United States

Higher Education: Williams College (BA)

James A. Garfield Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
19 Nov, 1831 (49 Years 10 Months)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth Place
Moreland Hills

Birth Sign



Died on
19 Sep, 1881

Cause of Death

James A. Garfield Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
James A. Garfield, a well known politician who served as the 20th President of the U.S., (March 4, 1881-September 19, 1881). He was the 2nd U.S. President to be assassinated after Abraham Lincoln. Garfield was born in 1831 in Ohio and was a prominent figure in the Republican Party. James A. Garfield served in the Civil War and was a general in the Union Army. After the war, James A. Garfield was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served for 17 years. He was known for his opposition to corruption and became a champion of civil service reform.
James A. Garfield Career:
James A. Garfield Political Party: Republican Party
Civil War Service: Garfield served in the Civil War as a general in the Union Army. He was known for his bravery and leadership and was widely respected by his fellow soldiers.
James A. Garfield U.S. House of Representatives: After the Civil War, Garfield was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
James A. Garfield U.S. President: Garfield was elected as the President of the U.S. in 1880. He served in office from March 4, 1881, until his death on September 19, 1881.
James A. Garfield Champion of Civil Service Reform: Garfield was a champion of civil service reform and worked to eliminate the spoils system, where political appointments were based on political loyalty rather than merit.
James A. Garfield family:
James A. Garfield was married to Lucretia Rudolph Garfield, and they had seven children together. His children were Eliza Arabella Garfield, Harry Augustus Garfield, James Rudolph Garfield, Mary McKinley Garfield, Irvin McDowell Garfield, Abram Garfield, and Edward Garfield.
James A. Garfield Death:
James A. Garfield, was assassinated on July 2, 1881, just four months into his presidency. He was shot by Charles J. Guiteau, a disgruntled office seeker, in the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station in Washington, D.C.


James A. Garfield Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 182 cm
In Meters 1.82 m
In feet & Inches 6'0"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 90 Kg
In Pounds 198 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

James A. Garfield Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Abram Garfield

Mother's Name
Eliza Ballou Garfield

Lucretia Garfield

Thomas Garfield, James Ballou Garfield

Mary Garfield, Mehitable Garfield

James Rudolph Garfield, Harry Augustus Garfield, Edward Garfield, Abram Garfield

Mary Garfield, Eliza Garfield

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