Chester Alan Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur

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The Gilded Age bon vivant who became America's unlikeliest chief executive-and who presided over a sweeping reform of the system that nurtured him

Chester Alan Arthur never dreamed that one day he would be president of the United States. A successful lawyer, Arthur had been forced out as the head of the Custom House of the Port of New York in 1877 in a power struggle between the two wings of the Republican Party. He became such a celebrity that he was nominated for… (more)

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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (June 21, 2004)

Collection: Times Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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