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Chester A. Arthur the 21st President and was in office September 19, 1881-March 4, 1885

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Which U.S. President Are You Most Like?

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Chester A. Arthur - Dignified, tall, and handsome, with clean-shaven chin and side-whiskers, Chester A. Arthur "looked like a President."

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Photo of Chester Arthur, the 21st President of the United States, 1881-1885. He became president after the assassination of President James Garfield.

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President Chester A. Arthur was significant for the Pendleton Civil Service Act (stipulating that government jobs should be awarded on the basis of merit).

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Chester A Arthur 1938 Issue-21c - The engraving of Chester A. Arthur appears on the 21-cent value of the 1938 Presidential Series, first issued on November 22 of 1938. The likeness was modeled after a marble bust of Arthur by Augustus Saint-Gaudens in 1891, now displayed in the US Senate Gallery.

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Top 10 Forgettable Presidents

Chester Arthur, Born October 5, 1829, was one of five Presidents who was never elected — he took office after James Garfield's assassination and served nearly a full term as the 21st President of the United States.

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Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur - wife of Pres. Chester Arthur - Their marriage was a little strained because she was loyalties to the Confederacy, while her husband was not. They had 3 children (one son died at the age of 3) - another son and a daughter lived to adulthood. In January, 1880, Ellen caught a cold & quickley developed pneumonia. She died 2 days later at 42.

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Mashup presidents: Chester A. Arthur - Cat Groomer

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