Rutherford B. Hayes

Early Career

What public legal position did he accept in 1858?

Hayes became Cincinnati’s city solicitor in 1858, after the city council narrowly appointed him following the death of the incumbent. He won reelection in 1859 and 1860, before losing in 1861.


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