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19 Rutherford B. Hayes

19 Rutherford B. Hayes - Leah Betten Mr Bickerstaff Period...

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Leah Betten Mr. Bickerstaff Period 3 12/17/06 RUTHERFORD B. HAYES I. President: Rutherford Birchard Hayes A. October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893 II. States: A. Ohio born B. Ohio delegate for President III. Educational and Occupational background A. Education 1. fundamentals from Daniel Granger – harsh schoolmaster (Delaware, OH) 2. attended the Norwalk (Ohio) Academy (age 14)– Methodist school 3. college preparatory academy of Isaac Webb (age 15) (Middletown, CT) 4. Kenyon College (age 16-20) (Gambier, OH) a. Graduated (1842) – valedictorian 5. Study law a. Studied 10 months (1842) at office of Thomas Sparrow (Columbus, OH) b. Harvard Law School (1843) c. Graduated (January 1845) d. Admitted to the Ohio bar (March 1845) e. Opened practice in partnership w/ Ralph D. Buckland (1845) (Fremont (today), OH) f. Moved to Cincinnati (1846) – continued to practice; eventually formed firm of Corwine, Hayes, and Rogers B. Occupational 1. Military Service a. Civil War (1861-1865): b. Colonel and Commander of 23 rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment (1862) c. Brigadier General [of volunteers] (1864-1865) d. Major General [of volunteers] – brevetted position (1865) e. Retired from the army (June 1865) 2. Congressional a. Cincinnati City Solicitor (1858-1861) b. Member of Morgan Raiders (1863) c. U.S. Representative (1865-1867) d. Governor of Ohio (1868-1872, 1876-1877) i. Returned to private law – had wanted to do so originally, before he honored his nomination of Governor again but was defeated by Henry B. Banning ii. Turned down President Grant’s offer as assistant U.S. treasurer for Cincinnati
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iii. 1875 – won Republican gubernatorial nomination; ousted incumbent governor, by using campaign of sound money and separation of church and state IV. Dates of the terms of office A. 1877 – 1881 V. Prominent issues in each election A. The instatement of Colorado as a state actually cost Tilden the election and allowed for Hayes to win.
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