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Chester A. Arthur

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Chester A. Arthur was the 21st President of the United States and served from September 19, 1881 to March 4, 1885.
There is no record that he was. He noted for his devotion to latewife when he President.
Chester Arthur is mostly known for becoming president when JamesGarfield was shot and killed by an assassin. He was chosen asvice president for political reasons and many people were shockedwhen he became president.
Chester Arthur was 51 when he was elected vice-president. He wasnever elected President but was still 51 when became president.
Chester Arthur was associated with the Stawarts ,based in New York . His nomination for vice-president was securedby the Stalwarts , who were a faction within theRebublican Party, led by Senator Roscoe Conklin. They favoredtraditional machine politics, which relied on political patronage.They...
Yes, but she died 1 year before he was in office.
His sister who was a widow, Mrs. MaryMcElroy , served as his White House hostess.
He was probably better than most people think. He pushed forwardthe Civil Service Act which, unfortunately for him, was not popularwith his supporters in his party and he was mistrusted by thereformers in the party and so was not really considered for asecond term and thus was doomed to obscurity.
(With many thanks to John Dumville of Vermont Division for HistoricPreservation. ) There is no Presidential Library for ChesterArthur . The State-owned Historic Site interprets the lifeand career of Arthur and his accomplishments but they have nocollection. Arthur, and, at his death, his son,...
Yes he did and in those days, there was no cure for it. He diedfrom it at age 57, two years after he left the presidency.
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Chester Alan Arthur (October 4, 1829 - Nov. 18, 1886) was 21stPresident of the United States. He was elected as Vice-Presidentand became President when Garfield was killed. He was from New York and was put on the ticket as a favor to theStalwart faction of the Republican party. These people enjoyed...
President Chester Arthur owned approximately 108 pairs of paints.
September 19, 1881 was the date he became President.
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Arthur spend most of his life in New York.
Some people said that Chester Arthur was involved in some of thecorruption practiced by the political machine in New York. (Peoplesaid the same thing about Truman and Kansas City.) The New Yorkmachine put Arthur on the ticket for vice-president -- without it,he would have died a nobody, so I wonder...
He went to the academy at Union Village, ( now Greewich),NY and tothe Lyceum at Schenectady, NY. The Lyceum may have been more of aprep school than a typical high school.
Nobody expected much from Chester A. Arthur. Although by all accounts a decent human being, he came to the presidency suddenly, when President Garfield was assassinated; up to that point, he had been known as a New York politician who helped Republican party loyalists and friends of his to get jobs...
The Republicans didn't renominate him in 1884. He retired to New York and took up practice of law again. He died of a stroke on November 18th, 1886 at age 56.
He taught school a couple of years then passed the bar andbecame a lawyer. He also held the lucrative political appointment of Collector ofthe Port of New York for 8 years and wasvice-president.
Yes- he served well and honestly as 21st President of the United States . His stand against political patronage turned some party leaders against him.
Arthur is one of two presidents who served less one term and werenot nominated for a second term. He alienated the faction of hisparty in new year who got him nominated for vice-president bypushing for civil service reform. His supporters enjoyed thepolitical patronage jobs and did like want to see...
He was the 21st president and severed one term because while severing he was shot
Arthur was from New York. ( He was born in Vermont,but lived in NewYork all of his adult life. )
Chester A. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829.
William Hayden English , congressman from Indiana,was the Arthur's Democratic opponent in 1880.
He lived from October 5, 1829 to November 18,1886.
Malvina Stone Arthur (born April 29, 1802 inBerkshire, Franklin County , Vermont; died January 16, 1869 inNewtonville,New York) was Chester Arthur's mother.
He taught school briefly, practiced law, served as Collector for the Port of New York and was Vice-president of the US before he became president.
Chester William Nimitz was born in Fredericksburg, Texas onTuesday, February 24, 1885. He died in San Francisco, California onFebruary 20, 1966.
He became the 21st US President because the President JamesGarfield was shot and killed in his first year of office. Hisadministration is remembered for Civil Service reform.
It was called the Mongrel Tariff of 1883. It was acompromise which lowered tariffs slightly but satisfied nobody.
Chester Arthur earned an undergraduate degree from Union College in Schenectady, NY and studied law enough to pass the bar exam and be licensed to practice law. I do not think he had a law degree.
He was known for his honestly and education as president..
Chester Arthur was not from a wealthy family; his father was animmigrant preacher. Arthur had a successful career as a lawyer andpolitician and died financially well-off. Arthur was able to get some college and became a teacher while hestudied law. Once he passed the bar, his fortunes improved . He...
Arthur was a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was in the quarter master area- managing supplies and logistics but not actually commanding forces in combat.
no- it is privately owned and not open to the public. There is nothing left of Arthur there.
No- he did not attend a military academy. He went to the academy atUnion Village (now Greenwich), NY. for about 3 years. It was partof the free public school system in New York. Before that he washome schooled by his father.
His father died in 1875, his mother in 1869.
James Garfield won the 1880 presidential election defeatingWinfield Hancock. Chester A. Arthur was Garfield'sVice-Presidential running mate. Garfield and Arthur received4,446,158 popular votes and 214 electoral votes. Winfield Hancockand his VP running mate received 155 electoral votes and 4,444...
Yeah he was a little overweight.
There is a statue of an angel by Chester's grave
He did not have any cats or dogs. He may have had a pet rabbit.
Chester Alan Arthur served as Vice President of the United States,and later as President following the death of President JamesGarfield.
King Arthur was supposedly in power during the late 5th century tothe early 6th century. Chester Alan Arthur was the 21st President of the United Statesfrom 1881 September 19 to 1885 March 4. He served as Vice Presidentfrom 1881 March 4 until he became president. He also served in themilitary and...
Yes- he was an officer in the army during the Civil War. He was aquartermaster general, with the rank of brigadier-general, incharge of acquiring and distributing provisions and he was highlypraised for the job he did in keeping the troops supplied.
He did not have any serious romances before he met his future wife,Ellen Lewis Herndon .
he contributed $500 dollars to those in need
He had ties with the stalwarts and he was added to the ticket to please the stalwart faction of the party. When he unexpectedly became President, he turned against the political patronage that was the bread-and-butter of the stalwarts.
Chester Arthus' children were: .William Lewis Herndon Arthur (dies at age 2) .Chester Alan Arthur II .Ellen Hansbrough Herndon Arthur
Chester Arthur was never elected President. He was elected as vice-president and became president when Garfield was killed. Arthur was put on the ticket as a favor to the Stalwart faction of the Republican party . The Stalwarts were based in New York and were in favor of keeping the patronage system...
No. Rutherford B. Hayes Had a mustache before him.
The Civil War was the only war that Arthur was involved in.
\nHe wouldn't have been president of the United States, for one thing--only a natural-born citizen of the United States can be that.\n.\n"Natural born citizen" doesn't mean you have to be born within the territorial limits of the US. If your parents were in the Army and were stationed in Italy, and...
He served less than one term, taking office on September 19,1881and leaving March 4,1885.
He was not recorded as having a favorite book.
No, he did not. He became president after the assassination of President Garfield, served out that one term and did not run again.
No. Chester Allan Arthur did not have any pets.
Chester's father-in-law was Captain William Lewis Herndon. He was Captain of the sidewheel steamship S.S. Central America that sank with a $100 million dollar treasure during a hurricane in 1857. At the time of Captain Herndon's death, Chester was dating his daughter. They would be married 2 years...
Most say he was 6'2 and 220-250 pounds. Reference: Bumgarner, John R. The Health of the Presidents: The 41 United States Presidents Through 1993 from a Physician's Point of View.
Chester A. Arthur suffered a cerebral haemorrhage on November 17, 1886, and died the following day, having failed to regain consciousness.
James Garfield and Arthur defeated Winfield S, Hancock and William H. English in 1880. I suppose you might say that Arthur defeated English for the vice-presidency.
Apparently never a very robust girl, she succumbed to a cold in1882 and died of pneumonia, aged 42.
Arthur retired to his home at 123 Lexington Avenue in New YorkCity.
William Lewis Herndon Arthur Chester Alan Arthur Ellen Herndon Arthur
Dobbs 1689 to 1765, married Anne Osburn Norbury in 1719. They had three children, including Edward Brice who went to North Carolina with him. In 1762, at age 72, he married 14-year-old Justina Davis. I have visited Justina's grave in Halifax, North Carolina and would like to set the record straight....
Being that presidential dollar coins starting with Chester A. Arthur are only sold to collectors rather than being released into general circulation, it's worth about $2. 1881-1885 are the years Arthur was President; the coin was minted in 2012.
The "A" is for Alan, with the accent on the second syllable (a-LAN )
Chester A. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 and died on November 18, 1886. Chester A. Arthur would have been 57 years old at the time of death or 185 years old today.
Chester A. Arthur died on November 18, 1886 at the age of 57.
His last day as president was March 4, 1885.
The US was not at war when Arthur was president. The British were fighting in Egypt and threatening war with Liberia over Sierra Leone.
that guy you see walking down the street that you think he is wving to you but his not
Yes- Arthur practiced law for his main job. His office was in New York City,
1883 was the date the Pendleton Act was signed by President Arthur.
March 4, 1885 was his last day in office. Hecompleted the term to which James Garfield was elected.
Grover Cleveland was the US President afterChester Alan Arthur.
In Arthur's day, the nation had a fairly extensive railroad network. Steamboats sailed up and down the navigable rivers. Horses and horse-drawn vehicles were the everyday mode of travel and people did more walking. There were horse-drawn light-rail cars in cities. There were no electric street cars,...
Yes. He's the most recent president to appear on one of the presidential dollar coins.
Arthur did some school teaching while he studied law. After he was admitted to the bar, he practiced law in New York City and became active in the Republican party. In 1871, President Grant appointed him Collector of the Port of New York. In 1877 after Hayes became president , he was forced out of...