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William Arthur5 DEC 1796 -- 27 OCT 1875avatar
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Cmdr. William Lewis Herndon25 OCT 1813 -- 12 SEP 1857avatar
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President Chester Alan Arthur

Birth5 OCT 1829
 
possibly 1830, he apparently changed the year of his birth
Education1848
 
Schenectady, Union College
Org.1867 Century Club, Member
Org.1871-1878 Collector of the Port of New York
Election1880
 
USA Presidential Election
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HistoryJUN 1880
 
Republican National Convention
Delegate
Party Conventions
Occup1881-1885
 
USA President
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Occup1881-1881
 
USA Vice President
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Death18 NOV 1886
 
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Aged: 57.1 years

The public was quite concerned that Roscoe Conkling's old friend and political henchman, Chester Arthur, one who very much approved of the patronage system, was now President. An interesting point about Arthur's becoming President was that he actually took the oath of office twice: "the first administered," notes John Sutherland Bonnell in his PRESIDENTIAL PROFILES, "as soon as news of the president's death reached him and the second when the chief justice of the United States Supreme Court presided. On the latter occasion, President Arthur opened the Bible at the Thirty-first Psalm and reverently kissed the page." He had selected this psalm, because the opening verses reminded him of the Te Deum which his wife often sang in the Episcopal choir,... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Lewis Herndon 

10 DEC 18607 JUL 1863  NY  
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Chester Alan 

25 JUL 186517 JUL 1937  NY Rowena Dashwood, Myra Townsend Fithian 
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Ellen Herndon 

21 NOV 18716 SEP 1915  NY, New York Co Charles Pinkerton 
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  3. Cemetery:Albany NY Cemetery visits by Ray Gurganus;
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