BiographyJames Rudolph Garfield was born 17 October 1865 in Hiram, Portage County, Ohio, United States to James Abram Garfield (1831-1881) and Lucretia Rudolph (1832-1918) and died 24 March 1950 in Washington, D.C., United States of unspecified causes. He married Helen Hills Newell (1866-1930) 30 December 1890 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States. Ancestors are from the United States, the United Kingdom.
Son of James A. Garfield (1831-1881) - 20th President of the U.S. and assassinated in office in 1881.
J.R. Garfield followed his father into politics and became Secretary of the Interior under President Theodore Roosevelt.
|Offspring of James Rudolph Garfield and Helen Hills Newell (1866-1930)|
|John Newell Garfield (1892-1931)|| |
|James Abram Garfield (1894-1969)|| |
|Newell Garfield (1895-1975)|| |
|Rudolph Hills Garfield (1899-1946)|
1880 US Census
Household Census for J.A. Garfield taken at Census Place E. D. 39 And 40, Washington, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia. This is while he is serving in the House or Representatives and campaigning to run for the office of President (note occupation listing error.)
|Name||Relation||Marital Status||Gender||Race||Age||Birthplace||Occupation||Father's Birthplace||Mother's Birthplace|
|James A. GARFIELD||Self||M||Male||W||50||OHIO||U.S. Senator||OHIO||OHIO|
|Lucretia GARFIELD||Wife||M||Female||W||42||OHIO||Keeping House||OHIO||OHIO|
|Harry GARFIELD||Son||S||Male||W||16||OHIO||Attends School||OHIO||OHIO|
|James R. GARFIELD||Son||S||Male||W||14||OHIO||Attends School||OHIO||OHIO|
|Mary GARFIELD||Dau||S||Female||W||12||OHIO||Attends School||OHIO||OHIO|
|Irving M.D. GARFIELD||Son||S||Male||W||10||DC||Attends School||OHIO||OHIO|
|Abram GARFIELD||Son||S||Male||W||7||DC||Attends School||OHIO||OHIO|