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 (gär′fēld′), James Abram 1831-1881.
The 20th president of the United States (1881). He was assassinated by Charles Guiteau (1841-1882), a frustrated office-seeker.


(Biography) James Abram. 1831–81, 20th president of the US (1881); assassinated in office



James Abram, 1831–81, 20th president of the U.S., 1881.
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1881: James Abram Garfield, 20th US president, died of wounds suffered when he was shot in July.
In the United States, James Abram Garfield (1831-1881) became the twentieth president.
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