James A. Garfield “Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it.” James A. Garfield, 1879 Advertisements Share this:PrintEmailTweetMoreWhatsAppShare on TumblrTelegramPocketLike this:Like Loading... Related 2 thoughts on “James A. Garfield” Add yours my book club read a fine bio. of him, “Destiny of the Republic.” When shot he died a slow death from infection because the Dr.s didn’t yet know about sterilization and cleanliness. Their “medicine,” killed him. LikeLike Reply I didn’t know that was how he died. LikeLike Reply Thoughts? Share below :-) Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) w Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.