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  • JAMES ABRAM GARFIELD (1831-1881), twentieth president of the United States, was born on the 19th of November 1831 in a log cabin in the little frontier town of Orange, Cuyahoga county, Ohio.
  • During some months young Garfield served as bowsman, deck-hand and driver of a canal boat.
  • On graduation, in 1856, Garfield became professor of ancient languages and literature in the Eclectic Institute at Hiram, and within a year had risen to the presidency of the institution.
  • When the "cotton states" seceded, Garfield appeared as a warm supporter of vigorous.
  • Garfield himself was accused of corruption in connexion with the Credit Mobilier scandal, but the charge was never proved.
 

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