U.S. Presidents – Chester A. Arthur

Full Name: Chester Alan Arthur

Party: Republican Party

Primarily known for: Civil Service Reform, Chinese Exclusion Act

D.O.B.: October 5, 1829

Birth state: Vermont

State upon election: (was not elected, took office after the assassination of James Garfield) New York

Previous career: Vice President

Office start date: September 19, 1881

Office end date: March 4, 1885

Reason term ended: Did not gain the Republican nomination for President after a meager effort to do so.

Succession number: 21

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