Chester Alan Arthur

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Chester Alan Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur

BIOGRAPHYChester was born October 5, 1829 in Varfield, Vermont. Chester grew up in upstate New York and practiced law. Later he was made Vice President and later became 21st President after the assasination of James A. Garfield.

PRESIDENCY(1881—1885)

ACCOMPLISHMENTS1) Signed the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act2)invested in steam-powered engines and steel cladding3)Vetoed pork barrel projects like the Rivers and Harbors Act 4)Signed the Edmunds Act into law, making polygamy a federal crime

Famous QuoteMen may die, but the fabrics of free institutions remains unshaken.

Fun FactsHe was sometimes called "Elegant Arthur" for his interest in fashion it is said that he had over 83 pairs of pants!

Citationshttp://www.republicanpresidents.net/10-interesting-facts-about-chester-arthur/; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester_A._Arthur


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