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The Life of Chester Alan Arthur
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Chester was born on October 5 1829 in Fair field, Vermont. He was the second son.
Chester had a family of eleven if you include him. His father was a preacher and his mother stayed at home. He had 8 siblings. Six sisters and two brothers.
After the war ended, he became a senator. He was a president from 1881-1885. He was 51 when he was inaugurated. He got married to Ellen Lewis when he was 30 years old. He had three children. Two sons and one daughter.
Chester was first a preacher and then he became a teacher. He was the 21st president. He became a president in 1881. He served as a president for 4 years.
Chesters nickname was "Elegant Arthur' because he was a sharped dressed man. He statred his own fishing club because he loved fishing so much. Chester had novice presidents when he was a president. Chester put the White House furniture up for auction.
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Chester enrolled at Union College and graduated in 1848. He was also a graduate student at State and National Law School.
Chester insisted on having honesty. He signed the Pendleton Civil Service Act. the first federal immigration law was passed by Chester Alan Arthur. He modernized the Navy.
Chester died on November 18, 1886 in New York. He died at the age of 57. Chester died by having a stroke.
Date and place of birth
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Chester's family moved throughout New York and Vermont. While they traveled, his father preached. There was a rumor that Chester was born in Canada but he really wasn't