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Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States






TermEdit

21st President of the United States
Republican
September 19, 1881 - March 4, 1885  (51-55)
Preceded by James A. Garfield
Succeeded by Grover Cleveland


20th Vice President of the United States
March 4, 1881 - September 19, 1881  (51)
Preceded by William A. Wheeler
Succeeded by Thomas A. Hendricks


DataEdit

Full Name Chester Alan Arthur
Born October 5, 1829
Birthpace Fairfield, Vermont
Alma Mater Union College  (1848)
Died November 18, 1886  (57 years)
Deathplace New York City, New York


ParentsEdit

William Robert Arthur
Born December 5, 1796
Father Alan Arthur  (1766-95) (29 years)
Mother Eliza McHarg  (1770-1833) (63 years)
Marriage 1821 - 1869  (48 years, widowed)
Died October 27, 1875  (78 years)


Malvina Stevens Stone
Born April 29, 1802
Father George Washington Stone  (1777-1854) (77 years)
Mother Judith Stevens  (1771-1855) (84 years)
Children 9
Died January 16, 1869  (66 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. Regina Malvina Arthur  (1822-1910) (88 years)

(married 1848  William Caw  (1817-63) (46 years))

2. Jane Arthur  (1824-42) (18 years)

3. Almeda Malvina Arthur  (1825-99) (74 years)

(married 1855  James Masten  (1828-1902) (74 years))

4. Ann Eliza Arthur  (1828-1915) (87 years)

5. Malvina Almeda Arthur  (1832-1920) (88 years)

(married 1854  Henry Haynesworth  (1827-92) (65 years))

6. William Robert Arthur Jr. (1834-1915) (81 years)

(married 1867  Alice Jackson  (1835-1916) (81 years))

7. George Washington Arthur  (1836-38) (2 years)

8. Mary Arthur  (1841-1917) (76 years)

(married 1861  John McElroy  (1833-1915) (82 years))


MarriagesEdit

1. Ellen Lewis Herndon
Born August 30, 1837
Father William Lewis Herndon  (1813-57) (44 years)
Mother Frances Elizabeth Hansborough  (1817-78) (61 years)
Marriage October 25, 1859 - January 12, 1880  (20 years, widowed)
Died January 12, 1880  (42 years)


ChildrenEdit

1. William Lewis Herndon Arthur
Born December 10, 1860
Died July 7, 1863  (2 years)


2. Chester Alan Arthur Jr.
Born July 25, 1864
First Wife Myra Townsend Fithian Andrews  (1870-1935) (65 years)
First Marriage May 8, 1900 - 1929  (28-29 years, divorced)
Children Chester, Ellen
Second Wife Rowena Dashwood Graves  (1894-1969) (75 years)
Second Marriage November 3, 1934 - July 18, 1937  (2 years, died)
Died July 18, 1937  (72 years)


3. Ellen Hansborough Herndon Arthur
Born November 21, 1871
Husband Charles Downing Pinkerton  (1871-1974) (103 years)
Marriage November 17, 1907 - September 6, 1915  (7 years, died)
Died September 6, 1915  (43 years)


OccupationEdit

Chairman of the New York State Republican Executive Committee  (1879-81)

Collector of the Port of New York  (1871-79)

Lawyer

Teacher


Military ServiceEdit

One-Star Brigadier General in the New York State Militia  (1857-63)


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
James G. Blaine  (1830-93) ME 1881
Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen  (1817-85) NJ 1881-85


Secretary of the Treasury
William Windom  (1827-91) MN 1881
Charles J. Folger  (1818-84) NY 1881-84
Walter Q. Gresham  (1832-95) IN 1884
Hugh McCulloch  (1808-95) IN 1884-85


Secretary of War
Robert Todd Lincoln  (1843-1926) IL 1881-85


Attorney General
Wayne MacVeagh  (1833-1917) PA 1881
Benjamin H. Brewster  (1816-88) PA 1881-85


Secretary of the Navy
William H. Hunt  (1823-84) LA 1881-82
William E. Chandler  (1835-1917) NH 1882-85


Postmaster General
Thomas Lemuel James  (1831-1916) NY 1881
Timothy O. Howe  (1816-83) WI 1881-83
Walter Q. Gresham  (1832-95) IN 1883-84
Frank Hatton  (1846-94) IA 1884-85


Secretary of the Interior
Samuel J. Kirkwood  (1813-94) IA 1881-82
Henry M. Teller  (1830-1914) CO 1882-85


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
Morrison Waite  (1816-88) CT 1874-88  (14 years)


Associate Justices
Samuel Freeman Miller  (1816-90) IA 1862-90  (28 years)
Stephen Johnson Field  (1816-99) CA 1863-97  (34 years)
Joseph P. Bradley  (1813-92) NJ 1870-92  (22 years)
Ward Hunt  (1810-86) NY 1872-82  (10 years)
John Marshall Harlan  (1833-1911) KY 1877-1911  (34 years)
William Burnham Woods  (1824-87) OH 1880-87  (7 years)
Stanley Matthews  (1824-89) OH 1881-89  (8 years)
Horace Gray  (1828-1902) MA 1881-1902  (21 years)
Samuel Blatchford  (1820-93) NY 1882-93  (11 years)