President Garfield

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Noun1.President Garfield - 20th President of the United StatesPresident Garfield - 20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated office-seeker (1831-1881)
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He might have been more patient if he had known that this State Senator was to be President Garfield. But who could know anything of the tragical history that was so soon to follow that winter of 1859-60?
On the morning of July 2, 1881, President Garfield was shot by
Troopships President Johnson, Bliss, Etolin and President Garfield were ordered back to San Francisco.
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For the fourth year, riders will assemble at the President Garfield memorial in front of the U.S.
When President Garfield was shot in 1881 by assassin James Guiteau, Garfield survived for 79 days.
The Mental Status of Guiteau, the assassin of President Garfield. Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside Press, 1882).
Fall (a New Mexico politician) was fired by President Garfield. (Fall resigned from the Harding administration under pressure--forty years after Garfield's assassination--because of his involvement in the Teapot Dome scandal).
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Peterson was instead looking for information on the President Garfield and President Polk.
Clark meets in his account of the assassination of President Garfield. Although the name of a president heads the title of the book, the subtitle and chapter topics encompass the broader contents of the legal system and politics of the time, along with the civic and medical response to a tragedy.