Posts tagged: James Garfield

James Garfield’s Birthday

On this day in 1831 James Garfield was born in Ohio. He was the 20th president of the United States — but not for long. Four months into his term, on 2 July 1881, he was shot twice by Charles Guiteau.

Hello, Goodbye, Levi P. Morton

Former United States Vice President Levi P. Morton was born on this day in 1824, in Shoreham, Vermont.

Levi P. Morton also died on this day — on his 96th birthday! — in 1920.