NAME: Rutherford Birchard Hayes
BORN: October 4, 1822
PARENTS: Rutherford Hayes and Sophia Birchard Hayes
COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS: born...Delaware, Ohio (Delaware County)
graduated, Kenyon College, valedictorian of his class
graduated, Harvard Law School, 1845
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)
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.