Rutherford B. Hayes, 1822–1893

Oil on canvas | 30 x 25cm | 1881

Eliphalet Frazer Andrews

Nineteenth president, 1877–1881

Republican Rutherford B. Hayes lost the 1876 general election by approximately 250,000 votes, yet he was awarded the necessary electoral college votes after the two major parties struck a bargain. As a concession, Hay...
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