American Presidents

More about Rutherford B. Hayes

  • When he was a child, he won elementary school contests in spelling.
  • Lucy Webb Hayes was the first First Lady to graduate from a college (Wesleyan Female College in Cincinnati, OH).
  • In 1880, the United States population was 50 million.
  • "Fighting battles is like courting girls: those who make the most pretensions and are boldest usually win."

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