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The truth is, this being errand boy to one hundred and fifty thousand people tires me so by night I am ready for bed instead of soirees.

 
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Rutherford B. Hayes
Rutherford B. Hayes
  • Born: October 4, 1822
  • Died: January 17, 1893
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: President

Rutherford Birchard Hayes was the 19th president of the United States from 1877 to 1881, having served also as an American representative and governor of Ohio. Hayes was a lawyer and staunch abolitionist who defended refugee slaves in court proceedings in the antebellum years. During the American Civil War, he was seriously wounded fighting in the Union Army.

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