Rutherford B. Hayes

A selection of images of our 19th President from throughout his life.

An image of the house in Delaware, Ohio, where Rutherford B. Hayes was born. The home no longer exists.

A portrait of Rutherford and Lucy Hayes taken on their wedding day.

As a young officer Hayes posed for this photograph.

To President Hayes, the highlight of his life was his service in the military. This oil painting of him in uniform proudly hangs over the mantel in his personal library.

Rutherford B. Hayes was elected governor of Ohio three times. This photo was taken during the years he served the state.

The 19th President posed for this cabinet-card photograph after taking office.

Lucy and Rutherford Hayes relax on the verandah of their Fremont home.

The one spot Hayes always longed to return to was his beloved Spiegel Grove estate.