Listening to every heart
Garfield served six months.
William Henry Harrison served as president only one month in 1841. March 4th, 1841, Inauguration Day, was cold and rainy. The 68 year old president, in an attempt to show his good health, did not wear an overcoat during the outdoor ceremony. He caught pneumonia and died on April 4th, 1841.
James Garfield served only six and a half months as president in 1881. On July 2, 1881, a disturbed Charles J. Guiteau shot President Garfield in the Potomac railroad station in Washington, D.C. The disgruntled Guiteau shot the President after being turned down for a job in the government. The fatally wounded President lingered 80 days before dying on September 19,1881.