Chester A. Arthur (1829-1886)
21st President of the United States (1881-1885)
He was preceded in the Presidency by James A. Garfield, stepping in after Garfield was assassinated. He served for the remainder of that term in office for the Republican Party and was succeeded in 1885 by Grover Cleveland. Having originally been Garfield's Vice-President, he served his term without one. In 1859, he married Nell Herndon and they had three children, two of whom lived to adulthood.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 31/08/2022 and last updated on 04/09/2022.