Rutherford B. Hayes was an American lawyer and politician best remembered for being the 19th President of the United States, a position held from 1877 to 1881. As president, he brought an end to Reconstruction and laid the foundation for civil service reform. Prior to his presidency, he served three terms as the Governor of Ohio between 1867 and 1877.
He was born to Sophia Birchard and Rutherford Hayes Jr. In 1852, he got married to Lucy Webb, with whom he fathered three sons.
As President of the United States, he banned wines and all alcoholic beverages from the White House.
He was shot in the arm while fighting in the American Civil War.
His father died ten weeks before he was born.
Do not let your bachelor ways crystallize so that you can't soften them when you come to have a wife and a family of your own.Rutherford B. Hayes
I am less disposed to think of a West Point education as requisite for this business than I was at first. Good sense and energy are the qualities required.Rutherford B. Hayes
It is the desire of the good people of the whole country that sectionalism as a factor in our politics should disappear...'Rutherford B. Hayes
Law without education is a dead letter. With education the needed law follows without effort and, of course, with power to execute itself indeed, it seems to execute itself.Rutherford B. Hayes
No person connected with me by blood or marriage will be appointed to office.Rutherford B. Hayes
The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy.Rutherford B. Hayes
The independence of all political and other bother is a happiness.Rutherford B. Hayes
The progress of society is mainly the improvement in the condition of the workingmen of the world.Rutherford B. Hayes
Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education. To this end, liberal and permanent provision should be made for the support of free schools by the State governments, and, if need be, supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority.Rutherford B. Hayes
Wars will remain while human nature remains. I believe in my soul in cooperation, in arbitration but the soldier's occupation we cannot say is gone until human nature is gone.Rutherford B. Hayes
Rutherford B. Hayes
was a famous American politician, 19th President of the United States,
who was born on
October 4, 1822. As a person born on this date, Rutherford B. Hayes is listed in our database as the 11th
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People born on October 4
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Rutherford B. Hayes is the 270th most popular Libra.
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In general, Rutherford B. Hayes ranks as the 3491st
most popular famous person, and the 43rd most popular us president of all time.
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