Tuesday, October 04, 2011

October 4 Birthday: Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes, U.S. President
Oct. 4, 1822-Jan. 17, 1893
Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1998)

Krull sums up Hayes' contributions in one paragraph in this collective biography. The 19th president's phone number was "1."

The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center invites visitors to learn more about this former president.