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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 late  wife when he President.
Chester Arthur was 51 when he was elected vice-president. He was  never elected President but was still 51 when became president.
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 Historic  Preservation. )   There is no Presidential Library for Chester  Arthur. The State-owned Historic Site interprets the life  and career of Arthur and his accomplishments but they have no  collection. Arthur, and, at his death,...
Yes he did and in those days, there was no cure for it. He died  from it at age 57, two years after he left the presidency.
  Go on to Wikipedia. Im not sure if it has the answer but it should have a lot of good information
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.
Arthur spend most of his life in New York.
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 and  became a lawyer.   He also held the lucrative political appointment of Collector of  the Port of New York for 8 years and was  vice-president.
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...
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He was the 21st president and severed one term because while severing he was shot
Chester A. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829.
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.
Chester William Nimitz was born in Fredericksburg, Texas on  Tuesday, February 24, 1885. He died in San Francisco, California on  February 20, 1966.
He became the 21st US President because the President James  Garfield was shot and killed in his first year of office. His  administration is remembered for Civil Service reform.
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 born in Vermont but lived most of life in New York and mostly in New York City.
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 at  Union Village (now Greenwich), NY. for about 3 years. It was part  of the free public school system in New York. Before that he was  home schooled by his father.
His father died in 1875, his mother in 1869.
Arthur is certainly not on any US money in circulation today and Ido not think he ever appeared on US money. However, he is scheduledto appear on a one-dollar US coin, due to come out in February,2012. (update- these coins were issued as scheduled. They were availableby order from the mint for about...
  There is a statue of an angel by Chester's grave
Chester Alan Arthur served as Vice President of the United States,  and later as President following the death of President James  Garfield.
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
The Civil War was the only war that Arthur was involved in.
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\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 19,1881  and leaving March 4,1885.
He was not recorded as having a favorite book.
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 in  1882 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. He  completed the term to which James Garfield was elected.
"The Gentleman Boss"
Grover Cleveland was the US President afterChester Alan Arthur.
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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...
Chester Arthur won the vice-presidential election. He never wona presidential election. James Garfield won the 1880 presidentialelection defeating Winfield Hancock. In the presidential electionJames Garfield received 214 electoral votes and Winfield Hancockreceived 155 electoral votes. In the vice...
yes. One example is Chester A Arthur (grade) School in Philadelphia. Another is Vermont state route 36 which is named the Chester A. Arthur Memorial Highway.
Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States, serving from 1881-1885, was succeeded by Grover Cleveland, who served as the 22nd President of the United States from 1885-1889. Although Cleveland was not elected to a second consecutive term as President, he was elected to a second term...
1829-born on October 5 1848-graduates from Union College 1859-marries Ellen Herndon 1860-son William is born 1864-son Chester is born 1871-daughter Ellen is born 1880-wife Ellen dies 1880-elected vice president 1881-becomes the 21st president of the United States 1885-leaves the White House 1886...
His oldest sister , Jane, died before he did. She died at age 18.
1829-born on October 5 in Fairfield,Vermont 1839-settles with his family in Union Village,New York 1844-moves with his family to Schenectady,New York 1845-enters Union College 1848-graduates from Union College with honors 1853-joins a law firm 1854-becomes partner in firm 1856-opens his law firm in...
William Lewis Herndon Arthur 1860-1863 Chester Alan Arthur Jr 1864-1937 Ellen Herndon Arthur 1871-1915
William Lewis Arthur, born on December 10, 1860,was Arthur's first-born. He died as a child. Chester "Alan" Alan Arthur, Jr. (July 25,1864- July 18, 1937) was the first that lived to adulthood. .
  His two major accomplishments seem to be the passage of the Pendleton Civil Service Act in January of 1883 and the modernization of the United States Navy. He also redecorated the White House.
* Quartermaster General in the New York State Militia
1880 U.S. Vice-Presidential Election Results: . 185 votes - minimum required . 214 votes - Chester A. Arthur (R-NY) . 155 votes - William H. English (D-IN)
Chester Alan Arthur enjoyed mutton chops.
Few people consider him to be a great President. His biggestachievement was civil service which curtailed the spoils system.
he wanted to be memorized for his mustach
No, the fattest US president was William Howard Taft. He weighed 320 pounds in 1905. Taft reached his all time high of 340 lbs. in 1913. He was president from March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1913.
He got a classical education in college. He went on to study law with a lawyer.
Chester A. Arthur's father, William MacArthur (1796-1875), was born in Ireland.
William Lewis Herndon Arthur 1860-1863 Chester Alan Arthur Jr 1864-1937 Ellen Herndon Arthur 1871-1915
That guy was famous for tackling the problem of political machines, especially Tammany hall. Basically did his best to prevent those machines from 'farming' large amounts of votes by exchanging votes for services to the poor immigrants. This is quite ironic because Arthur was put into power by a...