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About Chester A. Arthur
Chester A. Arthur was an American politician. He served as the 21st President of the United States from 1881 to 1885. He succeeded James A. Garfield upon his assassination. Before that, he had served as Vice President for only half a year. He was a Republican.
He is mainly responsible for The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act, a federal law (1883) that decided that government jobs should be awarded on the basis of merit instead of political affiliation.
His Personal Life
He was married to Ellen Herndon and he had 3 children.
Journalist Alexander McClure wrote about him: "No man ever entered the Presidency so profoundly and widely distrusted as Chester Alan Arthur. And no one ever retired more generally respected, alike by political friend and foe".
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Famous quotes by Chester A. Arthur
The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it.Chester A. Arthur
Chester A. Arthur's Popularity
Chester A. Arthur was a famous American politician, who was born on October 5, 1829. As a person born on this date, Chester A. Arthur is listed in our database as the 18th most popular celebrity for the day (October 5) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1829).
People born on October 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Chester A. Arthur is the 618th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Chester A. Arthur's birthday, Chester A. Arthur is the 4318th most famous American.
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