Arthur, Chester A.

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Arthur, Chester A. Gender: M
Chester Alan Arthur
born on 5 October 1829 at 06:08 (= 06:08 AM )
Place Fairfield, Vermont, 44n48, 72w57
Timezone LMT m72w57 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Doane
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 11°56' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 05°27 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 12°04'


American President of the US. 1881-85 after the death of James A. Garfield. Honest, efficient, dignified and elegant, Arthur was called "The Gentleman Boss." He formerly taught school a few years before becoming a lawyer in 1853. Arthur was a Republican delegate in 1860; State Officer; Custom House Collector; and Vice President.

Upon Garfield's death, he took the oath as President on 9/19/1881 and served for three years and five months.

Arthur married Ellen Lewis Herndon, the daughter of a military man in 1859; they had two sons and one daughter. He died of Bright's Disease on 11/18/1886, New York.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • business associate/partner relationship with Garfield, James (born 19 November 1831). Notes: Vice-President


Source Notes

D.C. Doane, "Horoscopes of U.S. Presidents." has 6:07 Fairfield, Virginia (Aunt said "sun-up").

Wikipedia and all other web resources accessed, including Fairfield VT town website, claim that he was born there. The ADB entry has been changed accordingly by atr on 28-may-2012. Time was modified slightly to keep the Sun above horizon.


  • Traits : Personality : Gracious/ sociable (Called a Gentleman)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (27 years)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One, lasting)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Secondary)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney (Since 1853)
  • Vocation : Politics : U.S. Presidents