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Chester A. Arthur

George F. Howe

Chester A. Arthur

a quarter-century of machine politics

by George F. Howe

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Published by Easton Press in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1881-1885.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-295) and index.

      Statementby George Frederick Howe.
      SeriesThe Library of the presidents
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE692 .H67 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 307 p. :
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1620324M
      LC Control Number91164500

      A biography of Chester A. Arthur, the twenty-first president of the United States. Discusses his personal life, education, and political career. Chester A. Arthur: | | | |Chester A. Arthur| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.

      In this book from the "Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents" series, readers can learn about Chester A. Arthur, the twenty-first president, while enjoying humoro. CHESTER A. ARTHUR by Rion Amilcar Scott The squealing in the night. When does the squealing stop? The man’s dead, but the squealing remains. Electric and undulating at my right ear. It comes late at night in the drafty expanse of this overlarge mansion.

      Check out this great listen on This biography of Chester Arthur is a fascinating look at a man who, thrust into the highest political office, exceeded expectations and left a lasting mark on history. © Dreamscape Media, LLC (P) Dreamscape Media, LLC. Chester A. Arthur Arthur, an erstwhile machine politician who became President upon the death of Garfield and had never held elective office except for the Vice-Presidency, seemed unsuited for the role of Chief Executive.


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Chester Alan Arthur is the twenty-first book in The American Presidents series a biographical series chronicling the Presidents of the United States.

Zachary Karabell wrote this particular installment and edited by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr/5. The book is entitled The Unexpected President: The Life and Times of Chester Alan Arthur, and indeed much of the book's pages are filled with stories of many of the peripheral events in Arthur's life and the stories of other important figures in the politics of the day/5(95).

President Arthur - I'll bet people sure were surprised when Chet got the telegram confirming President Garfield was gone. I read the reviews here on this book before I bought it.

I have to say I disagree with people here saying the first part of the book wasn't about him. Chester Arthur was a key member of the Conkling machine - that's what he by: 7. Overview Chester Alan Arthur, surely our unlikeliest president, may have been saved from complete obscurity only by the mutton-chop whiskers that stand out among the full-bearded visages of late-nineteenth-century : Regnery History.

Chester A. Arthur: The Accidental M. Pafford. Regnery History, Septem ; $ Editor’s Note: A rich New Yorker who has never held an elected position (does this sound currently familiar?) was thrust into the highest governmental position in. Despite his promising start as a young man, by his early fifties Chester A.

Arthur was known as the crooked crony of New York machine boss Roscoe Conkling. For years Arthur had been perceived as unfit to govern, not only by critics and the vast /5(2). The Unexpected President: The Life and Chester A.

Arthur book of Chester A. Arthur By Scott S. Greenberger Da Capo, pp., $28 When he assumed the Presidency of the United States in a turn of events that nobody Author: Bob Ruggiero. Chester A. Arthur was the 21st president of the United States.

He served as vice president at the time President James Garfield was assassinated, and acceded to the presidency :   Chester Arthur (), the 21st U.S. president, took office after the death of President James Garfield ().

As president from to Chester A. Arthur The Accidental President. by John M. Pafford. Chester Alan Arthur, surely our unlikeliest president, may have been saved from complete obscurity only by the mutton-chop whiskers that stand out among the full-bearded visages of late-nineteenth-century presidents.

Chester A. Arthur, A Quarter-Century of Machine Politics — Dust jacket removed. Former library book in “House Library Jesuit Novitiate.” Check-out card reflects that book was never checked out. Learn More About Book.

Chester A. Arthur: Man and President by Emma Rogers This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Chester Alan Arthur, –86, 21st President of the United States (–85), b.

Fairfield, Vt. He studied law and before the Civil War practiced in New York City. Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books ISBN: Category: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Chester Alan Arthur, surely our unlikeliest president, may have been saved from complete obscurity only by the mutton-chop whiskers that stand out among the full-bearded visages of late-nineteenth-century presidents.

But as this highly readable. Chester A. Arthur lived in this house for most of his adult life. Inafter graduating from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., he taught school for awhile and about moved to New York City to practice law.

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ISBN. In this book, Reeves details the life of Chester A. Arthur, from his time as a political boss to his ascension to the Presidency. This book convincingly asserts that Arthur was a good president, insofar as he eschewed cronyism, pursued effective foreign policy, and enacted civil service reform/5.

Julia I. Sand (–) was an American woman who corresponded with the American President Chester A. Arthur, beginning in late August Arthur saved twenty-three letters, all of which were discovered in after his grandson, Chester Alan Arthur III (also known as Gavin Arthur), sold his grandfather's papers to the Library of last surviving letter is dated September   Chester Alan Arthur never dreamed that one day he would be president of the United States.

A successful lawyer, Arthur had been forced out as the head of the Custom House of the Port of New York in in a power struggle between the two wings of the Republican Party.4/5(6). Published inthis is undoubtedly the definitive biography of Chester Arthur – and I don’t imagine it will ever be replaced as such.

Despite the fact that Arthur ordered the destruction of most of his personal papers just prior to his death, Reeves produced a. WELCOME, LET THE FUN BEGIN.

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Elected vice president on the Republican ticket ofArthur acceded to the presidency upon the assassination of President James A. Garfield. Learn more about the life and presidency of Arthur in this article. Chester Alan Arthur, surely our unlikeliest president, may have been saved from complete obscurity only by the mutton-chop whiskers that stand out among the full-bearded visages of late-nineteenth-century presidents.

By James Pothen Julia Sand unmarried and homebound from an illness when she wrote the first of a remarkable series of letters to Chester A. Arthur. It .