Rutherford B. Hayes

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  • Nineteenth President (1877-1881)
  • Birthday: October 4, 1822 (Friday)
  • Birthplace: Delaware, Ohio
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • Date of Death: January 17, 1893 (Tuesday)
  • Place of Death: Fremont, Ohio
  • Place of Burial: Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museum, Fremont, Ohio
  • Cause of Death: Heart Disease
  • Age: 70 years old
  • Length of Retirement: 4337 days
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Party: Republican

Rutherford B. Hayes Offices Held

    • Governor of Ohio (1876-1877, 1868-1872)
    • US House of Representatives (1865-1867)

Rutherford B. Hayes Nicknames

  • His Fraudulency
  • Rutherfraud
  • Old 8 to 7
  • Granny Hayes
  • The Dark Horse President

Rutherford B. Hayes Pets

  • Dogs (some were named: Hector, Duke, Grim, Otis, Dot, Juno, Shep, Jet
  • Cats (some were named: Piccolomini, Siam {first Siamese cat in the United States}, Missy Pussy
  • Mockingbird
  • Canaries
  • Pedigreed Jersey Cows
  • Horses
  • Goats

Rutherford B. Hayes Personal Traits

  • Height: 5 feet – 8-1/2 inches

Rutherford B. Hayes Quotes

He serves his party best who serves his country best.
The progress of society is mainly the improvement in the condition of the workingmen of the world.
Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you.
I am not liked as a President by the politicians in office, in the press, or in Congress. But I am content to abide the judgment the sober second thought of the people.
No person connected with me by blood or marriage will be appointed to office.
Let every man, every corporation, and especially let every village, town, and city, every county and State, get out of debt and keep out of debt. It is the debtor that is ruined by hard times.
The truth is, this being an errand boy to one hundred and fifty thousand people tires me so by night I am ready for bed instead of soirees.
The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy.
The bold enterprises are the successful ones. Take counsel of hopes rather than of fears to win in this business.

Rutherford B. Hayes Timeline – Family

  • January 4, 1787 Rutherford Hayes, Jr. (Father) born in Brattleboro, Vermont.
  • April 15, 1792 Sophia Bichard Hayes (Mother) born in Wilmington Windham, Vermont.
  • September 13, 1813 Rutherford Hayes, Jr. (Father) marries Sophia Bichard (Mother) in Wilmington, Vermont.
  • August 14, 1814 Unnamed (Brother) born and dies.
  • June 9, 1815 Lorenzo Hayes (Brother) born in Dummerston, Vermont.
  • July 10, 1817 Sarah Sophia Hayes (Sister) born in Dummerston, Vermont.
  • January 20, 1820 Fanny Arabella Hayes Platt (Sister) born in Delaware, Ohio.
  • October 9, 1821 Sarah Sophia Hayes (Sister) dies in Delaware, Ohio.
  • July 20, 1822 Rutherford Hayes, Jr. (Father) dies in Delaware, Ohio.
  • October 4, 1822 Rutherford Birchard Hayes born in Delaware, Ohio.
  • January 20, 1825 Lorenzo Hayes (Brother) dies in Delaware, Ohio.
  • August 28, 1831 Lucy Webb Hayes (Wife) born in Chillicothe, Ohio.
  • December 30, 1852 Rutherford Birchard Hayes marries Lucy Webb (Wife) married at her mother’s house in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • November 4, 1853 Birchard Austin Hayes (Son) born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • March 20, 1856 James Webb Cook Hayes (Son) born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • July 16, 1856 Fanny Arabella Hayes Platt (Sister) dies in Columbus, Ohio.
  • June 24, 1858 Rutherford Platt Hayes (Son) born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • December 21, 1861 Joseph “Jody” Thompson Hayes (Son) born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • June 24, 1863 Joseph “Jody” Thompson Hayes (Son) dies in Charleston, West Virginia.
  • September 29, 1864 George Cook Hayes (Son) born in Chillicothe, Ohio.
  • May 24, 1866 George Cook Hayes (Son) dies in Chillicothe, Ohio.
  • October 30, 1866 Sophia Bichard Hayes (Mother) dies in Columbus, Ohio.
  • September 2, 1867 Fanny Hayes Smith (Daughter) born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • February 8, 1871 Scott Russell Hayes (son) born in Columbus, Ohio.
  • August 1, 1873 Manning Force Hayes (Son) born in Fremont, Ohio.
  • December 3, 1874 Manning Force Hayes (Son) dies in Fremont, Ohio.
  • June 25, 1889 Lucy Webb Hayes (Wife) dies in Fremont, Ohio.
  • January 17, 1893 Rutherford Birchard Hayes dies in Fremont, Ohio.
  • May 6, 1923 Scott Russell Hayes (son) dies in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
  • January 24, 1926 Birchard Austin Hayes (Son) dies in Toledo, Ohio.
  • July 31, 1927 Rutherford Platt Hayes (Son) dies in Tampa, Florida.
  • July 26, 1934 James Webb Cook Hayes (Son) dies in Fremont, Ohio.
  • March 18, 1950 Fanny Hayes Smith (Daughter) dies in Lewiston, Maine.

Rutherford B. Hayes Links

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Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museum
Rutherford B. Hayes’ Grave
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