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Chester Arthur

Presidential Number: 21st
Years he was President: 1881-1885
State Represented: New York
Party Affiliation: Republican
Fact(s): Was a General in the Civil War.

Birthday: October 5, 1829
How old would he be this year? 173
School(s) attended: Union College
Wife: Ellen Arthur
Occupation(s) before he was President: Teacher, Lawyer, Inspector General
Other way(s) he served: Vice President
Height: 6 feet, 2 inches
Hobbies or Sports: Billiards

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Train, horse
How would he have communicated with his friends? Telephone, letter
U.S. Population when term began: 50,155,783
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 38

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Art and information provided by fifth-graders from Abingdon Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia. Coloringbook drawings by White House artist Rania Hassan.

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