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Rutherford Hayes

Address

4th &, St Joseph St
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.079529, -103.223383

Nineteenth President of the United States

1877-1881

Location: Corner of 4th St. & St. Joseph St.

Sculptor: Lee Leuning and Sherri Treeby

Facts:

  • He was elected after the most fiercely disputed election in American history
  • He signed the Act to Relieve Certain Legal Disabilities of Women, which helped make it possible for female attorneys to argue cases in U.S. federal court
  • He ended Reconstruction in his first year in office by pulling federal troops from all states still under occupation