Chester A. Arthur

Chester A. ArthurChester Allen Arthur is famous as the twenty first President of the United States. He was born in Vermont. He attended a law school and started practicing in New York city. He established himself as a well-known lawyer. He served as the New York’s Quartermaster General. He handled the post very well and soon found a place in the State’s Republican organization. He served as the Vice President and finally made it to the Presidency. He signed the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act on January 16, 1883. This event is still regarded as his most significant achievement as the President.
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Full Name: Chester Allen Arthur
Born: October 5, 1829, Fairfield, Vermont, United States
Occupation: Attorney, President
Nationality: American
Died: November 18, 1886, New York City, New York, United States
Spouse: Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur (m. 1859)
Presidential term: September 19, 1881 – March 4, 1885
Party: Republican Party

As is natural with contiguous states having like institutions and like aims of advancement and development, the friendship of the United States and Mexico has been constantly maintained.

It is provided by the Constitution that the President shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the state of the Union and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.

The countries of the American continent and the adjacent islands are for the United States the natural marts of supply and demand.

The health of the people is of supreme importance. All measures looking to their protection against the spread of contagious diseases and to the increase of our sanitary knowledge for such purposes deserve attention of Congress.

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.

I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damned business.

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