Eighteenth President of the United States


Ulysses S. Grant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 - July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869-1877). He achieved international fame in the American Civil War, in which he commanded Union forces as a general, and as general-in-chief (1864-1869). ..."


27 Apr 1822, Hiram Ulysses Grant, in Point Pleasant, Ohio


23 Jul 1885, in Mount McGregor, New York


Bureaucracy and the Civil Service in the United States, by Murray Rothbard, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, 1995
Historical account of the evolution of the United States Civil Service and attempts to reform it, from its beginnings through the early 20th century
"George W. Curtis ... got another call from the President; responding to the Congressional rider and to charges of corruption in the New York Customhouse, President Grant surprised and delighted reformers in June by appointing a seven-man Civil Service Commission (CSC), with none other than Curtis as its chairman"