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James Garfield
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U.S. President
    (November 19, 1831-September 19, 1881)
    20th President of the United States of America (1881-1881)
    Elected to United States Senate-OH (1880)
    House of Representatives-OH (1863-1880)
    State Legislative Service-OH (1859-1861)
    He fell overboard fourteen times in six weeks working on a canal boat, and he couldn't swim.
    He was a preacher and lawyer.
    His wife charged him with 'lawless passion' for his extra marital affair (1862).
    He was the second president shot in office (July 2, 1881).
    Doctors attempted to find the bullet using a metal detector invented by Alexander Graham Bell. But the device failed because his bed had metal springs.
    After his inauguration he kissed his mother (March 4, 1881).
    He was named for his older brother who died in infancy.
    He entertained friends by writing Latin with one hand and Greek with the other.
    He was considered a great orator.
    His Union men took Middle Creek, Kentucky (1862)
    At thirty-one, he rose to brigadier general, by thirty-three he became major general.
    He was our first left-handed president.
    He was the first president to campaign in different languages.
    A book contained 370 proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem, included one of his (1940).
    Research: Tim Howard
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 22 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 124 Votes: 51.61% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 97 Votes: 62.89% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 16 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 70 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 52 Votes: 36.54% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 59 Votes: 38.98% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 42 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 22 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 56 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 47 Votes: 36.17% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 164 Votes: 43.90% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 202 Votes: 48.51% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 256 Votes: 49.61% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 385 Votes: 50.39% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 762 Votes: 53.41% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2203 Votes: 42.22% Annoying
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