James A. Garfield

“Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it.”┬áJames A. Garfield, 1879

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2 thoughts on “James A. Garfield

  1. 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.

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