American Presidents

More about Chester A. Arthur

  • Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur died before her husbandís presidency. Arthur presented a stained-glass window to St. Johnís Church in Washington, DC, in her memory, and had it placed in the south transept of the church so he could see it from the White House.
  • Although he used the "spoils system," he was a reformer.
  • "I may be President of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damned business."

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