Harry Augustus Garfield (1863 - 1942)

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Birthplace: Hiram, Portage Co., OH
Death: Died in Williamstown, Berkshire Co., MA
Managed by: William H. French III
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About Harry Augustus Garfield

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Harry Augustus "Hal" Garfield (Hiram, Ohio, October 11, 1863 – December 12, 1942, Williamstown, Massachusetts) was an American lawyer and academic. He was the son of U.S. President James A. Garfield and the brother and law partner of Secretary of the Interior James Rudolph Garfield. At the age of 17, his father was shot down by assassin Charles Guiteau as he and his 15-year-old brother James watched in horror.

Garfield became a law professor and eighth president of his alma mater, Williams College in Massachusetts, and taught at Princeton University as well. While at Princeton, he befriended future president Woodrow Wilson. He was president of the American Political Science Association from 1921 to 1922.

In 1917, President Woodrow Wilson asked him to run the nation's Federal Fuel Administration, where he was responsible for coordinating the production and price of fuel during World War I.

He married his second cousin, Belle Hartford Mason, and had four children by her.

He is buried in the faculty cemetery at Williams College.

Works

America's coal problem in 1918. Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1918. OCLC 34188455

The fuel situation at the beginning of winter 1918-19, Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1918. OCLC 44062275

Recent political developments, progress or change? 1924. OCLC 77660203

Lost visions,, Boston: Priv. Print. by Thomas Todd Co. 1944. OCLC 3615228

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Harry A. Garfield's Timeline

1863
October 11, 1863
Hiram, Portage Co., OH
1888
June 14, 1888
Age 24
1889
October 28, 1889
Age 26
Ohio
1892
October 5, 1892
Age 28
Ohio
1894
January 18, 1894
Age 30
Ohio
1895
August 5, 1895
Age 31
Ohio
1942
December 12, 1942
Age 79
Williamstown, Berkshire Co., MA
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