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

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

Chester A. Arthur - 21st President of the U.S.

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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."

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

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

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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

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

Chester A. Arthur, A Quarter-century Of Machine Politics (History - United States) by George Frederick Howe http://www.bookscrolling.com/the-best-books-to-learn-about-president-chester-a-arthur/

Chester A. Arthur, A Quarter-century Of Machine Politics (History - United States) by George Frederick Howe http://www.bookscrolling.com/the-best-books-to-learn-about-president-chester-a-arthur/

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