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.