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James Rudolph Garfield

Born: 17-Oct-1865
Birthplace: Hiram, OH
Died: 24-Mar-1950
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mentor Municipal Cemetery, Mentor, OH

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of the Interior, 1907-09

[1] Progressive Party candidate for Ohio Lieutenant Governor, 1914.

Father: James Garfield (US President, b. 1831, d. 1881)
Mother: Lucretia Rudolph Garfield (First Lady, b. 1832, d. 1918)
Sister: Eliza Arabella Garfield ("Trot", b. 1860, d. 1863)
Brother: Harold Augustus Garfield ("Hal", Professor at Princeton, b. 1863, d. 1942)
Sister: Mary Garfield Stanley Brown ("Mollie", b. 1867, d. 1947)
Brother: Irvin McDowell Garfield (attorney, b. 1870, d. 1951)
Brother: Abram Garfield (architect, b. 1872, d. 1958)
Brother: Edward Garfield (b. 1874, d. 1876)
Wife: Helen Newell (m. 30-Dec-1890, d. 1930, four sons)

    High School: St. Paul's School, Concord, NH
    University: BA, Williams College (1885)
    Law School: JD, Columbia Law School (1888)

    US Secretary of the Interior (1907-09)
    US Official Commissioner of Corporations, Commerce & Labor Dept. (1903-07)
    US Official United States Civil Service Commission (1902-03)
    Ohio State Senate (1896-99)
    Garfield & Garfield (with Hal Garfield, 1888-)
    Ohio State Bar Association 1888

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