Garfield, James Rudolph; ex-Secretary of the Interior; born, Hiram, O., Oct. 17, 1865; son of James Abram (20th President of the U. S.) and Lucretia Rudolph Garfield (q. v.); brother of Harry Augustus G. (q. v.) ; A. B., Williams College, 1885; studied Columbia Law School.; (LL. D., University of Pittsburg, 1909) ; married, Helen Newell, of Chicago, Dee. 30, 1890; admitted to bar, 1888; member Ohio Senate, 1896-1899; member U. S. Civil Service Commission, 1902-1903; commissioner of corporations, U. S. Dept. of Commerce and Labor, 1903-1907; Sec’y of the Interior in cabinet of President Roosevelt, March 4, 1907-March 4, 1909; in law practice at Cleveland since 1909; Republican.
Biographical Sketch of James Rudolph Garfield
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 10 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-james-rudolph-garfield.htm - Last updated on Mar 11th, 2012
Categories: Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania
Locations: Allegheny County PA, Berkshire County MA, Cleveland Ohio, Cuyahoga County OH, Hiram Ohio, New York County NY, New York New York, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Portage County OH, Williamstown Massachusetts
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