Who was Chester Arthur?
Concise Biography, History & Facts About Chester A. Arthur
Twenty-First President - Chester Alan Arthur
Chester A. Arthur Lifespan: 1829 - 1886
Place of Birth - October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont
Education - Union College (graduated 1848)
Term as President - 1881-1885
Political Party - Republican
Vice President / Vice Presidents - None
Chester A. Arthur Religion - Episcopalian
Chester A. Arthur, Military Experience - served in the Civil War
Name of Wife - Chester A. Arthur was married to Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur on October 25, 1859. They had 3 Children: William Lewis Herndon (1860–1863), Chester Alan (1864–1937), Ellen Herndon (1871–1915). His wife, Ellen Herndon, died before he took office.
Career of Chester Alan Arthur - Lawyer, Politician, Statesman - Vice president, 1881 (under Garfield)
Place of Death - Chester Alan Arthur died on November 18, 1886 in New York
Chester A. Arthur was buried in Albany, New York
Next President: President Grover Cleveland
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President Chester Alan Arthur and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)
Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S. Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.
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Article 2, Section 1, this section of the U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold office.
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Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, limits the this to two terms)
President's Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8
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