A Day of Loss for America

On July 2, 1881, America lost a President and devoted public servant.  James A. Garfield, the country’s 20th chief executive, was wounded grievously by an assassin’s gunshots. We at Dawson & Associates are mindful of this anniversary because James Garfield, elected nine times as a U.S...

Thoughts on President’s Day

“[President James Garfield] was a forceful and widely respected advocate for what he believed in, inspired trust among many and felt strongly on the great issue of his day — the future of newly emancipated Americans. He was also a powerful orator, and in his inaugural address he delivered an impassioned defense of civil rights, the likes of which was not to be made by another American president for nearly a century.” That’s from an editorial in today’s Washington Post that commemorates President’s Day and it couldn’t be a better tribute to the unsung greatness of America’s 20th President...