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James A. Garfield
Birth: Nov. 19, 1831
Death: Sep. 19, 1881

This monument was originally carved to memorialize William Bodey, founder of the town of Bodie. But, when President Garfield was assassinated, the fickle public changed the inscription, turning it into a tribute to Garfield instead. Bodey's grave remained unmarked for almost 100 years. (bio by: Lonnie DeCloedt) 
 
Burial:
Bodie Cemetery - Miners Union Section *
Bodie
Mono County
California, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lonnie DeCloedt
Record added: Oct 18, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5855808
James A. Garfield
Added by: Curtis Jackson
 
James A. Garfield
Added by: Lonnie DeCloedt
 
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Rest in peace, Mr. President. Our family is honored to have you as a distant cousin.
- Sheryl Ackerman
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014

- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogy researcher
 Added: Dec. 28, 2013

- R I P
 Added: Nov. 19, 2013
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