Unless for some reason one wants to delve especially deep into hayess life, he is not one of the foremost presidents, and therefore not someone a great number of people want to spend a. Hayes 18221893, the 19th president of the united states, won a controversial and fiercely disputed election against samuel tilden. He is the last president whose letters are primarily in his hand, and the last whose best communications are alss. He was elected governor of ohio three times before becoming president. Hayes s father, a vermont storekeeper, took the family to ohio in 1817 but died ten weeks before his sons birth. Neither hayes nor pierce come to mind when choosing the most memorable or successful chief executives in the nations history. Hayes s first annual message to congress dated december 3, 1877. The ancestor reports on this website have been compiled from thousands of different sources, many over 100 years old. These sources are attached to each ancestor so that you can personally judge their reliability. Rbh was elected to the presidency while serving his third term as governor of ohio.
After two weeks, two biographies and about seven hundred pages, rutherford hayes reminds me of a betterintentioned, more savvy and far more intellectually gifted version of franklin pierce. It is 30mm diameter bronze colour obverse is a left facing bust of rutherford b. Rutherford hayes only has a peripheral connection to the chinese exclusion act, but hes a bit of a hero in the story. Hayes on the presidential dollar is based on a photograph of hayes taken by mathew brady. With so many different presidential dollar coins, errors and varieties, this is a definitely an exciting coin series to collect. A fastgrowing subcategory of numismatics, learning to spot coin minting errors and varieties can be a fun and challenging addition to your hobby, or an interest all of its own. A fastgrowing subcategory of numismatics, learning to spot coin minting errors and varieties can be a fun and challenging addition to.
He was the 19th president of the united states, with his term from 1877 to 1881. Learn more about presidential dollars dollars coins and get more information by variety. As president, he ended reconstruction in former confederate states by withdrawing the last federal. Rutherford birchard hayes october 4, 1822 january 17, 1893 was the 19th president of the united states 18771881. Hayes is a perfect subject for one of these brief biographies. United states mint directors appointed by president rutherford b.
Presidential dollar coins are a series of united states dollar coins with engravings of relief. Silver was inflationary compared to gold, just ask. He fought in the civil war and was wounded in action. Commemorative issue presidential dollar coin program obverse portrait of rutherford b. Hayess significance as chief executive had faded in the public memory, nothing brought it back into our consciousness more than the similarities between the controversial elections of 1876 and 2000. This error occurs when a coin passes through the edge lettering machine. Although he spent most of his life in ohio, he had deep and impressive roots in vermont and new england. All laws on corporations, on taxation, on trusts, wills. Hayes home is a 31room mansion and centerpiece of the rutherford b. Presidential dollars rutherford b hayes 2011p 25 pcs. The real difficulty is with the vast wealth and power in the hands of the few and the unscrupulous who represent or control capital. Hayes the following 56 files are in this category, out of 56 total. Trefousse explores hayess new relevance and reconsiders what many have seen as the pitfalls of his presidency. Fact 2 as president, rutherford hayes supervised the end of reconstruction and reestablished trust in the government.
Rutherford b hayes 2011 d presidential uncirculated dollar coin denver bu. Hayes barely won the election of 1876, only defeating democratic opponent samuel tilden after a congressional committee gave hayes some disputed. A tale of madness, medicine and the murder of a president candice millard. Civil service reform another leftover from the grant administration was the issue of civil service reform. Unless for some reason one wants to delve especially deep into hayess life, he is not one of the foremost presidents, and therefore not someone a great number of people want to spend a great deal of time studying.
Hayes and his wife, lucy, moved into the white house with their children and many animals. He had found the republican party discordant, disheartened, and weak, and left it strong. Trefousse explores hayes s new relevance and reconsiders what many have seen as the pitfalls of his presidency. Detailed information about the coin token, presidential hall of fame rutherford b. Tour the presidents 31room victorian mansion, see his tomb, visit the newly renovated museum, explore the library and walk the mile of paved trails. Hayes wooded estate named spiegel grove, home of americas first presidential library. Hayes married lucy webb, an educated woman who was a reformer and abolitionist, on december 30, 1852.
Hayes became president as the reconstruction period ended. As president, he oversaw the end of reconstruction and the united states entry into the second industrial revolution. Coin information born in ohio in 1822, rutherford b. Other individual coins in the series 2 coin rutherford b. Tilden, won the popular vote and led the electoral college, but the returns in several. Hundreds of laws of congress and the state legislatures are in the interest of these men and against the interests of workingmen. Hayess first annual message to congress dated december 3, 1877. Presidential dollars checklist littleton coin company. You can choose philadelphia p mint coins or denver d mint issues below. Usa coin book estimated value of 2011p presidential dollar rutherford b. Buy presidential dollars rutherford b hayes 2011p 25 pcs roll online 247 with golden eagle coins. Hayes was educated at kenyon college and harvard law school. He was the son of rutherford and sophia birchard hayes.
The disputed election of 1876 between rutherford b. Each original bank wrapped roll contains 25 coins in brilliant unc condition. Hayes also rose to national attention as a soldier during the american civil war, but he ended his commission to become a member of the united states house of representatives in 1865. Coin value prices, price chart, coin photos, mintage figures, coin melt value, metal composition, mint mark. Hayes squeaked into office thanks only to a congressional. Prior to publication of hoogenbooms biography this seems to have been the standard hayes biography and is undoubtedly worth reading. Impact and legacy by ari hoogenboom after finding the country divided and distracted and every interest depressed, hayes was proud that, upon leaving the white house, he left it united, harmonious, and prosperous. Hayes uncle and guardian, sardis birchard, constructed the original portion of the home between 1859 and 1863 as a summer home he could share with his nephew and young family. The future president never knew his father, who died ten weeks before his birth. Aug 18, 2011 the nineteenth coin to appear from the us mint in a series dedicated to the former presidents of the united states of america is the 2011 rutherford b. Hayes and a head on the front of the coin and the back has inaugurated march 5, 1877 and the president of the united states.
His american roots traced back to 1680s new england. This page also shows coins listed for sale so you can buy and sell. Hayes ordered the treasury secretary to coin the minimum amount allowed by the law and the economy did improve. He followed that with three terms as the governor of ohio. Loveday talked about president hayes terms as governor of ohio. John barnard wrote a terrific biography on our 19th president, rutherford b. Hayes official inauguration was secretly held inside the white house, for fear of the trouble his opponents might stir up.
The strike shows a release date of august 18, 2011. Oftentimes the family trees listed as still in progress have derived from research into famous people who have a kinship to this person. Born on october 4, 1822 rutherford birchard hayes, called rud as a child, was named for his father and grandfather. Hayes for president of the united states and inset to the left of his bust reads centennial 1876 and inset to the right of his bust reads america reverse is a right facing bust of wheeler. Presidential memorabilia, collectilbes, souvenirs promoting rutherford b hayes for president. Presidential dollars rutherford b hayes 2011p 25 pcs roll. Hayes, 19th president of the united states 187781, who brought postcivil war reconstruction to an end in the south and who tried to establish new standards of official integrity after eight years of corruption in washington, d.
The family tree listed here should not be considered exhaustive or authoritative. Hayes had announced in advance that he would serve only one term as president, and he retired to spiegel grove, his home in fremont, ohio, in 1881, and died in 1893. For the next four years, democrats would refer to hayes as rutherfraud b. The obverse design for the coin has been released by the united states mint in lineart format. Hayes, advocate of prison reform and opponent of the death penalty, has often spoken of the disgraceful jails president hayes was an egalitarian and a supporter of social causes, particularly education and civil rights. The third release of the year for the ongoing series will be the rutherford b. Hayes ordered military forces that had been in the southern states to leave. Hayes, tokens, with pictures and collection and swap management. See more ideas about american presidents, presidential history and presidents.
Hayes was elected president in one of the most hotly contested elections in u. Hayes addressed congress on december 3, 1877 and warned against trashing the national credit by paying back bondholders. Hayes presidential dollar p or d mint 25 coin original bank wrapped rolls. Two rolls average circulated morgan silver dollars need a new home for sale. Arthur, who was the second president after him james garfield was first, but was killed within two hundred days of inauguration, hayes tends to be forgotten. Act of february 28, 1878 authorized coinage of the standard silver dollar and restored its legal tender character. Fact 1 rutherford birchard hayes was born on october 4, 1822 and died on january 17, 1893. Heritages listing for the 1995 coin notes, an astounding mint error that prior to the. All charts include source citations for ancestors in the charts. Silver was inflationary compared to gold, just ask president. Rutherford birchard hayes was born on october 4, 1822 in delaware, ohio. The letters are about average in number, cover a wide range of topics, and although not containing great content, can be interesting and useful. The enrolled bill was presented to president george w. Hayes squeaked into office thanks only to a congressional commissions narrow vote.
The hayes coin is the 19th in the series because hayes was the 19th president. Released august 18th, 2011 19th release of the series. However, presidential dollars have not garnered a huge premium to date, but the edge lettering errors. Hayes resources including biography, election results, family information, historical sites, and trivia. Hayes was deemed winner of the election, and he agreed to accept the end of federal occupation of the south as well as a government subsidy for a southern rail line. Fact 3 hayes was an activist who started the struggles that led to civil service improvement and tried to reunite the discords left over from the civil war and reconstruction. Hayes addressed congress on december 3, 1877 and warned against trashing the national credit by paying back bondholders who lent dollars to the u. After finding the country divided and distracted and every interest depressed, hayes was proud that, upon leaving the white house, he left it united, harmonious, and prosperous. Youll receive a set of two gem brilliant uncirculated 2011. Learn more about his life and presidency in this article. While he was president, hayes ended the reconstruction period that followed the american civil war. Hayes was a reformer who began the efforts that led to civil service reform and attempted, unsuccessfully, to reconcile the divisions that had led to the. During my journey through hayess life i discovered a biography i need to read on my next pass through the presidents. Act of june 9, 1879 provided for the exchange of subsidiary coins for lawful money of the u.1321 1440 1373 1212 58 261 82 67 647 878 450 160 557 1355 1284 1295 118 903 1232 905 1045 618 114 1272 691 65 474 389 1506 1268 370 1404 1195 797 76 1489 1308 369 722 268 11 1190 910 1424