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Chester A. Arthur
(1830-1886) born on
Oct 05
US president (21st). He was the 21st U.S. president 1881-85; became president after the assassination of James Garfield; supported civil service reform, 1883.
         
   
F
I don't think we had better go into the minute secrets of the campaign, so far as I know them, because I see the reporters are present, who are taking it all down.

R
I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damned business.
A
Since I came here I have learned that Chester A. Arthur is one man and the President of the United States is another.
N
Men may die, but the fabrics of free institutions remains unshaken.
K
Well, there doesn't seem anything else for an ex-President to do but to go into the country and raise big pumpkins.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Speaking to a Republican banquet in New York several months before Garfield's assassination; in "Presidential Anecdotes," by Paul F. Boller, Jr., 1981.
R: Responding to a visitor asking him about his expensive tastes.
A: In "Our Presidents," by James Morgan, p 210-11, 1958.
N: Speech, 22 Sep 1881.
K: "Arthur's Tranquil End," in "New York Herald," 19 Nov 1896.
   


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