Rutherford Birchard Hayes

NAME: Rutherford Birchard Hayes

BORN: October 4, 1822

PARENTS: Rutherford Hayes and Sophia Birchard Hayes

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS: born...Delaware, Ohio (Delaware County)

EDUCATION:

graduated, Kenyon College, valedictorian of his class
graduated, Harvard Law School, 1845

OCCUPATION:

lawyer
soldier, rank of Major
United States congressman
Ohio Governor, 1868-1872, 1876-1877

President of the United States
March 4, 1877 to March 3, 1881 
(one term, Republican)
19th President

FAST FACTS:

During the Civil War, Hayes served with the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

WHILE HE WAS PRESIDENT:

Hayes' administration saw the end of the Reconstruction Era in the South.