Chester Alan Arthur
21st President of the United States
(September 19, 1881 to March 3, 1885)
Nickname: "The Gentleman Boss"; "Elegant
Born: October 5, 1830, in Fairfield, Vermont
Died: November 18, 1886, in New York, New York
Father: William Arthur
Mother: Malvina Stone Arthur
Lewis Herndon (1837-1880), on October 25, 1859
Children: William Lewis Herndon Arthur (1860-63); Chester Alan
Arthur (1864-1937); Ellen Herndon Arthur (1871-1915)
Presidential Salary: $50,000/year
Education: Graduated from Union College (1848)
Political Party: Republican
Other Government Positions:
Presidential Election Results:Frederick T. Frelinghuysen (1881-85)
Secretary of the Treasury
Charles J. Folger (1881-84)
Q. Gresham (1884)
Secretary of War
Robert Todd Lincoln
I. Wayne McVeagh (1881)
Benjamin H. Brewster (1882-85)
Thomas L. James (1881-82)
Timothy O. Howe (1882-83)
Q. Gresham (1883-84)
Frank Hatton (1884-85)
Secretary of the Navy
William H. Hunt (1881-82)
William E. Chandler (1882-85)
Secretary of the Interior
J. Kirkwood (1881-82)
M. Teller (1882-85)
Vice President: None
- Never ran for president.
G. Blaine (1881)
- Secretary of State
Notable Events:Compiled by the White House.
Arthur -- from The
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resource from its collection of print articles in Encyclopedia Americana.
Contains a full biography, written by Stefan Lorant, author of The
Presidency: A Pictorial History of Presidential Elections from Washington to
Truman, along with suggestions for further reading.
A. Arthur -- from The
From the PBS series The American President, this biography covers his early
life, his presidency, and his legacy. Also includes quotations, links to other
websites, and lesson plans.
Alan Arthur -- from DiscoverySchool.com
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of Chester Arthur's Death -- from Dead
The text from page 1 of The New York Times, November 19, 1886.
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Chester A. Arthur -- from the
Hall of Forgotten Presidents
Arthur should not be forgotten.
A. Arthur -- from The
Presidents of the United States of America
Other Internet Resources:
A. Arthur's Inauguration
Arthur never made an Inaugural Address.
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