|James A. Garfield (1831-1881)
the 20th U.S. President. He served from March
4 to September 19, 1881. He was shot by a disgruntled office-seeker
while walking into the railway station in Washington, D.C., on the morning
of July 2nd, 1881 and survived until September 19, 1881, when he
succumbed to blood poisoning, thus becoming the 2nd president to be assassinated.