Sunday, 30 June 2019

807) Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822 –1893). 19th president of the United States from 1877 to 1881. He served also as an American representative and governor of Ohio. Hayes was a lawyer and staunch abolitionist who defended refugee slaves in court proceedings in the antebellum years. During the American Civil War, he was seriously wounded while fighting in the Union Army.

- "He was 5’8″ had blue eyes and reddish-brown hair. He weighed 170 pounds."…/19th-potus-rutherford-b-hayes-b…/

- "... Hayes was a handsome fellow with red hair and blue eyes and had been a popular general in the Civil War..."…

- "The auburn hair of his youth turned a dark brown and then white."

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