Rutherford Hayes Timeline

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Born in Delaware, Ohio on October 4th

1822

Texas War for Independence begines

1835

Kenyon College (graduated 1842)

1842

Harvard Law School (graduated 1845)

1845

Married Lucy Ware Webb

1852

Son Birchard Austin Hayes was born.

1853

Son James Webb Cook Hayes was born.

1856

Son Rutherford Platt Hayes was born.

1858

Pony Express begines

1860

Son Joseph Thompson Hayes was born.

1861

The American Civil War

1861

Rutherford's son George was born.

1864

Hayes was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

1864

United States Civil War ends

1865

Abraham Lincoln assassinated

1865

Daughter Fanny was born.

1867

Elected governor of Ohio served three terms.

1867

Son scott Russell Hayes was born.

1871

Elected governor of Ohio

1871

Son Manning Force Hayes was born.

1873

Elected President of the United States.

1876

Railroad Strike became so violent that Hayes called out federal troops.

1877

Electric street lights are first used to replace gas.

1879

Yosemite National Park created

1890

Died on January 17th in Fremont Ohio.

1893