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Rutherford B. Hayes Facts and Trivia

Birthday: October 4, 1822
Birthplace: Deleware, OH
College or University: Kenyon
Religion: Methodist
Occupation or Profession: Lawyer
Military Rank: (2 Stars) Brevet Major General of Volunteers
Married: Lucy Ware Webb Hayes
Children: Birchard Austin Hayes, James Webb Cook Hayes, Rutherford Platt Hayes, Joseph Thompson Hayes, George Crook Hayes, Fanny Hayes, Scott Russell Hayes, Manning Force Hayes
President number: 19th
Political Party: Republican
Runner Up: Samuel J. Tilden
Vice President: William A. Wheeler
Age at Inauguration: 54
Served: 1877 - 1881
Number of terms: 1
Other Offices or Commissions: U.S. House of Representatives, Governor of Ohio
Died: January 17, 1893
Age at Death: 70
Place of Burial: Fremont, OH

Other Interesting Facts and Trivia:

- Rutherford B. Hayes was born 10 weeks after his father died.

- Hayes had a nickname as a boy - it was "Ruddy."

- Hayes fought in the Civil War.

- Hayes thought he lost the election because his Samuel Tilden had more popular votes. Hayes had more electoral votes. Congress appointed a special committee to decide the winner. Hayes won by one electoral vote.

- Hayes gave Southern states more say in the government, however they passed laws that took rights away from former slaves.

- Hayes rallied for equal education for African American children.

- Hayes was the first president to have a telephone in the White House. Alexander Graham Bell (inventor of the phone) installed it and gave it the phone number "1."

- The first Easter Egg Roll was held in 1878 on the White House lawn with President and Mrs. Hayes.

- President Hayes had a lot of pets in the White House: Jersey cows, 5 kittens, 5 dogs, 5 birds, a goat, and several horses.


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