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|Chester Alan Arthur 21st President of the United States (September 19, 1881 to March 3, 1885) Nickname: “The Gentleman Boss”; “Elegant Arthur” Born: October 5, 1829, in Fairfield, Vermont Died: November 18, 1886, in New York, New York|
Father: William Arthur Mother: Malvina Stone Arthur Married: Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur (1837-1880), on October 25, 1859 Children: William Lewis Herndon Arthur (1860-63); Chester Alan Arthur (1864-1937); Ellen Herndon Arthur (1871-1915) Religion: Episcopalian Education: Graduated from Union College (1848) Occupation: Lawyer Political Party: Republican Other Government Positions:
- Vice president, 1881 (under Garfield)
Presidential Salary: $50,000/year
|Never ran for president.|
- Secretary of State
- James G. Blaine (1881)
- Frederick T. Frelinghuysen (1881-85)
- Secretary of the Treasury
- William Windom (1881)
- Charles J. Folger (1881-84)
- Walter Q. Gresham (1884)
- Hugh McCulloch (1884-85)
- Secretary of War
- Robert Todd Lincoln (1881-85)
- Attorney General
- I. Wayne MacVeagh (1881)
- Benjamin H. Brewster (1882-85)
- Postmaster General
- Thomas L. James (1881-82)
- Timothy O. Howe (1882-83)
- Walter 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
- Samuel J. Kirkwood (1881-82)
- Henry M. Teller (1882-85)
Supreme Court Appointments:
- Chester A. Arthur — from The Presidents of the United States of America
- Compiled by the White House.
- Chester A. Arthur — from American Presidents: Life Portraits — C-SPAN
- Biographical information, trivia, key events, video, and other reference materials. Website created to accompany C-SPAN’s 20th Anniversary Television Series, American Presidents: Life Portraits.
- Chester A. Arthur — from U.S. Presidents
- From the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, in addition to information on the Presidents themselves, they have first lady and cabinet member biographies, listings of presidential staff and advisers, and timelines detailing significant events in the lives of each administration.
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