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21 - Chester A. Arthur

Personal Statistics:

Birth Date: October 5, 1829

Birthplace: In a parsonage, North Fairfield, Vermont

Father: Reverend William Arthur (1796-1875)

Mother: Malvina Stone (1802-1869)

Height at Prime: 6 feet 2 inches

Physical Description: Chubby face, high forehead, black eyes, wavy brown hair, side-whiskers and mustache

Religion: Episcopalian

Wife: Ellen Lewis Herndon (August 30, 1837 – January 10, 1880)

Marriage Date: October 25, 1859

Marriage Place: Calvary Episcopal Church, New York City, New York

Children:

-- William Lewis Herndon Arthur (December 10, 1860 – July 7, 1863)

-- Chester Alan Arthur Jr. (July 25, 1864 – July 18, 1937)

-- Ellen Herndon Arthur Pinkerton (November 21, 1871 – September 6, 1915)

Death Date: November 18, 1886

Place of Death: His home, 123 Lexington Avenue, New York City, New York

Cause of Death: Stroke (cerebral hemorrhage) complicated by Bright’s disease

Final Words: Unknown

Burial Place: Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany, New York

Professional Statistics:

New York State militia (1858-1862)

Collector of the Port of New York (1871-1878)

Vice President (1881)

21st President of the United States (1881-1885)

Political Party: Republican

Events During Presidency:

Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)

River and Harbors Act (1882)

Pendleton Act (1883)

Mongrel Tariff (1883)


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