Arthur, Chester Alan (10/05/1829-11/18/1886)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Vice President of the United States, Twenty-first President of the United States
  • Committees/Roles: Ex-officio as Vice President of the United States
  • Number of Terms: 1

Subject

  • Arthur, Chester Alan 1829-1886
  • Board of Regents
  • United States. Office of the Vice President
  • United States President (1881-1885 : Arthur)
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; California State Library; Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County; Colorado Department of Education; Corcoran Gallery of Art; The White House; United States Capitol; Newberry Library; Springfield Museum of Fine Arts; Albany Institute of History and Art; New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; Union League Club; Taft Museum; Union League of Philadelphia; Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum; Vermont State House; RU 95, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Regent type

Vice President (Republican)

Notes

  • Assumed presidency when James Garfield was assassinated.
  • Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Six volumes. Edited by James Grant Wilson and John Fiske. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1888-1889. Reprint. Detroit: Gale Research, 1968; Dictionary of American Biography. Volumes 1-20. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928-1936; The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Volume 4. New York: James T. White & Co., 1891. Reprint. Volumes 1-50. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms, 1967-1971; Who Was Who in America. A component volume of "Who's Who in American History." Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Revised Edition. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1967.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 03/04/1881-07/20/1881

Topic

  • Politicians
  • Regents

Form/Genre

Biographies

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