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Chester A. Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur (October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886) was the 21st President of the United States (1881–85). Becoming President after the assassination of President James A. Garfield, Arthur struggled to overcome suspicions of his beginnings as a politician from the New York City Republican machine, succeeding at that task by embracing the cause of civil service reform. His advocacy and then enforcement of the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act was the centerpiece of his administration.

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    The office of the Vice-President is a greater honor than I ever dreamed of attaining.
    Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886)

    Experience has shown that the trade of the East is the key to national wealth and influence.
    Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886)

    Madam, I may be President of the United States, but my private life is nobody’s damn business.
    Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886)