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  • ID: I38717
  • Name: Rutherford Birchard HAYES
  • RELA: 6th cousin 4x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 OCT 1822 in Delaware, Delaware Co., OH
  • GRAD: 1842 Kenyon College
  • Event: Degree 1845 L.L.B., Harvard Law School
  • Event: Military service BET 1861 AND 1865 Civil War, Brevet Maj. Gen., 23rd Ohio Inf.
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio BET 4 MAR 1865 AND 20 JUL 1867
  • Event: Elected Governor of Ohio BET 13 JAN 1868 AND 8 JAN 1872
  • Event: Elected BET 10 JAN 1876 AND 2 MAR 1877 Governor of Ohio
  • Event: Elected BET 4 MAR 1877 AND 4 MAR 1881 19th President of the United States
  • Death: 17 JAN 1893 in Spiegel Grove Estate, Fremont, Sandusky Co., OH
  • Event: Sound
  • Occupation: Lawyer, Politician
  • Event: Pic President Rutherford B. Hayes
  • Education: Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
  • Title: President
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Event: Video
  • Note:
    HAYES, Rutherford Birchard, a Representative from Ohio and 19th President of the United States; born in Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, October 4, 1822; attended the common schools, the Methodist Academy in Norwalk, Ohio, and the Webb Preparatory School in Middletown, Conn.; graduated from Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, in August 1842 and from the Harvard Law School in January 1845; admitted to the bar on May 10, 1845, and commenced practice in Lower Sandusky (now Fremont); moved to Cincinnati in 1849 and resumed the practice of law; city solicitor 1857-1859; commissioned major of the Twenty-third Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, June 27, 1861; lieutenant colonel October 24, 1861; colonel October 24, 1862; brigadier general of Volunteers October 9, 1864; brevetted major general of Volunteers March 3, 1865; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Congresses and served from March 4, 1865, to July 20, 1867, when he resigned, having been nominated for Governor of Ohio; Governor 1868-1872; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Forty-third Congress; again elected Governor and served from January 1876 to March 2, 1877, when he resigned, having been elected President of the United States; was inaugurated March 5, 1877, and served until March 3, 1881; died in Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio, January 17, 1893; interment in Oakwood Cemetery; following the gift of his home to the State of Ohio for the Spiegel Grove State Park, was reinterred there in 1915.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Rutherford HAYES , Jr. b: 4 JAN 1787 in Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT
    Mother: Sophia BIRCHARD b: 15 APR 1792 in Wilmington, Windham Co., VT

    Marriage 1 Lucy Ware WEBB b: 28 AUG 1831 in Chillicothe, Ross Co., OH
    • Married: 30 DEC 1852 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH
    1. Has Children Birchard Austin HAYES b: 4 NOV 1853 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH
    2. Has No Children Webb Cook HAYES b: 20 MAR 1856 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH
    3. Has Children Rutherford Platt HAYES b: 24 JUN 1853 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH
    4. Has No Children Joseph Thompson HAYES b: 21 DEC 1861 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH
    5. Has No Children George Crook HAYES b: 29 SEP 1864 in Chillicothe, Ross Co., OH
    6. Has Children Frances HAYES b: 2 SEP 1867 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH
    7. Has No Children Scott Russell HAYES b: 8 FEB 1871 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH
    8. Has No Children Manning Force HAYES b: 1 AUG 1873 in Fremont, Sandusky Co., OH
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