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









21st President
Political Party Republican
Term September 19, 1881 - March 4, 1885  (51-55)
Vice President None
Predecessor James A. Garfield
Successor Grover Cleveland




20th Vice President
Term March 4, 1881 - September 19, 1881  (51)
President James A. Garfield
Predecessor William A. Wheeler
Successor Thomas A. Hendricks




Full Name Chester Alan Arthur
Birth

October 5, 1829

Fairfield, Vermont

Father William Arthur  (1796-1875)
Mother Malvina Stone Arthur  (1802-1869)
Brothers

William Arthur II  (1834-1915)

George Arthur  (1836-1838)

Sisters

Regina Arthur Caw  (1822-1910)

Jane Arthur  (1824-1842)

Almeda Arthur Masten  (1825-1899)

Ann Eliza Arthur  (1828-1915)

Malvina Arthur Haynesworth  (1832-1920)

Mary Arthur McElroy  (1841-1917)

Alma Mater Union College  (1848)
Military Services

Brigadier General

United States Union Army

1861-1863

Occupation

10th Chairman of the New York State Republican Executive Committee  (1879-1881) 21st Collector of the Port of New York  (1871-1878)

Engineer-in-Chief of the New York State Militia  (1861-1863)

Inspector General of the New York State Militia  (1862)

Quartermaster Genera of the New York State Militia  (1862-1863)

Lawyer

Death

November 18, 1886

New York City, New York

(57 years)




Marriages
Ellen Lewis Herndon  (1837-1880)

Married October 25, 1859

Widowed January 12, 1880

(20 years)




Children
William Lewis Herndon Arthur

Born December 10, 1860

Died July 7, 1863

(2 years)

Chester Alan Arthur Jr.

(m.1900 Myra Fithian)

(1 son, 1 daughter)

(m.1934 Rowena Dashwood)

Born July 25, 1864

Died July 18, 1937

(72 years)

Ellen Herndon Arthur Pinkerton

(m.1907 Charles Pinkerton)

Born November 21, 1871

Died September 6, 1915

(43 years)




Presidential Cabinet
Name Office Term

James G. Blaine  (ME)

Frederick T. Frelinghuysen  (NJ)

Secretary of State

1881

1881-1885

William Windom  (MN)

Charles J. Folger  (NY)

Walter Q. Gresham  (IN)

Hugh McCulloch  (IN)

Secretary of Treasury

1881

1881-1884

1884

1884-1885

Robert Todd Lincoln  (IL) Secretary of War 1881-1885

Wayne MacVeagh  (PA)

Benjamin H. Brewster  (PA)

Attorney General

1881

1881-1885

William H. Hunt  (LA)

William E. Chandler  (NH)

Secretary of the Navy

1881-1882

1882-1885

Thomas L. James  (NY)

Timothy O. Howe  (WI)

Walter Q. Gresham  (IN)

Frank Hatton  (IA)

Postmaster General

1881

1881-1883

1883-1884

1884-1885

Samuel J. Kirkwood  (IA)

Henry M. Teller  (CO)

Secretary of the Interior

1881-1882

1882-1885




United States Supreme Court
Nominee Position Term
Morrison Waite  (CT) Chief Justice 1874-1888  (14 years, died)

Samuel F. Miller  (IA)

Stephen J. Field  (CA)

Joseph P. Bradley  (NJ)

Ward Hunt  (NY)

John M. Harlan  (KY)

William B. Woods  (OH)

Stanley Matthews  (OH)

Horace Gray  (MA)

Samuel Blatchford  (NY)

Associate Justice

1862-1890  (28 years, retired)

1863-1897  (34 years, retired)

1870-1892  (22 years, died)

1872-1882  (10 years, retired)

1877-1911  (34 years, died)

1880-1887  (7 years, died)

1881-1889  (8 years, died)

1881-1902  (21 years, died)

1882-1893  (11 years, died)

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