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Rbhayes

Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States









19th President
Political Party Republican
Term March 4, 1877 - March 4, 1881  (54-58)
Vice President William A. Wheeler
Predecessor Ulysses S. Grant
Successor James A. Garfield




Full Name Rutherford Birchard Hayes
Birth

October 4, 1822

Delaware, Ohio

Father Rutherford Hayes  (1787-1822)
Mother Sophia Birchard Hayes  (1792-1866)
Brothers Lorenzo Hayes  (1815-1825)
Sisters

Sarah Sophia Hayes  (1817-1821)

Fanny Hayes Platt  (1820-1856)

Alma Mater

Harvard Law School  (LL.B. 1845)

Kenyon College  (1838)

Military Services

Major General

United States Union Army

1861-1865

Occupation

32nd Governor of Ohio  (1876-1877)

29th Governor of Ohio  (1868-1872)

Representative from Ohio's 2nd District  (1865-1867)

Lawyer

Death

January 17, 1893

Fremont, Ohio

(70 years)




Marriages
Lucy Ware Webb  (1831-1889)

Married December 30, 1852

Widowed June 25, 1889

(36 years)




Children

Birchard Austin Hayes

(m.1886 Mary Sherman)

(5 sons)

Born November 4, 1853

Died January 24, 1926

(72 years)

James Webb Cook Hayes

(m.1912 Mary Miller)

Born March 20, 1856

Died July 26, 1934

(78 years)

Rutherford Platt Hayes

(m.1894 Lucy Platt)

(3 sons)

Born June 24, 1858

Died July 31, 1927

(69 years)

Joseph Thompson Hayes

Born December 21, 1861

Died June 24, 1863

(1 year)

George Crook Hayes

Born September 29, 1864

Died May 24, 1866

(1 year)

Frances Hayes Smith

(m.1897 Harry Smith)

(1 son)

Born September 2, 1867

Died March 19, 1950

(82 years)

Scott Russell Hayes

(m.1912 Maude Anderson)

Born February 8, 1871

Died May 6, 1923

(52 years)

Manning Force Hayes

Born August 1, 1873

Died August 28, 1874

(1 year)




Presidential Election of 1876
Nominee Running Mate Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote
Rutherford B. Hayes  (OH) William A. Wheeler  (NY) Republican 4,034,132  (47.92%) 185
Samuel J. Tilden  (NY) Thomas A. Hendricks  (IN) Democratic 4,286,808  (50.92%) 184
Peter Cooper  (NY) Samuel F. Cary  (OH) Greenback 83,726  (0.99%) 0
Green C. Smith  (KY) Gideon T. Stewart  (OH) Prohibition 6,945  (0.08%) 0
James Walker  (IL) Donald Kirkpatrick  (NY) American National 463  (0.01%) 0




Presidential Cabinet
Name Office Term
William M. Evarts  (NY) Secretary of State 1877-1881
John Sherman  (OH) Secretary of Treasury 1877-1881

George W. McCrary  (IA)

Alexander Ramsey  (MN)

Secretary of War

1877-1879

1879-1881

Charles Devens  (MA) Attorney General 1877-1881

Richard W. Thompson  (IN)

Nathan Goff Jr.  (WV)

Secretary of the Navy

1877-1880

1881

David M. Key  (TN)

Horace Maynard  (TN)

Postmaster General

1877-1880

1880-1881

Carl Schurz  (MO) Secretary of the Interior 1877-1881




United States Supreme Court
Nominee Position Term
Morrison Waite  (CT) Chief Justice 1874-1888  (14 years, died)

Nathan Clifford  (ME)

Noah H. Swayne  (OH)

Samuel F. Miller  (IA)

David Davis  (IL)

Stephen J. Field  (CA)

William Strong  (PA)

Joseph P. Bradley  (NJ)

Ward Hunt  (NY)

John M. Harlan  (KY)

William B. Woods  (OH)

Associate Justice

1858-1881  (23 years, died)

1862-1881  (19 years, retired)

1862-1890  (28 years, retired)

1862-1877  (15 years, retired)

1863-1897  (34 years, retired)

1870-1880  (10 years, retired)

1870-1892  (22 years, died)

1872-1882  (10 years, retired)

1877-1911  (34 years, died)

1880-1887  (7 years, died)

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