Chester A. Arthur

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Chester A. Arthur

Chester A. Arthur (October 5, 1829 – November 18, 1886) was the 21st President of the United States, serving from 1881 to 1885, after James A. Garfield was killed.

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  • "Honors to me now are not what they once were."[1]
Simple: The honor I get is not the same as it was in the past.
About the quote: Written on the death of his wife, Ellen.


  1. Gentleman Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur, ch. 8, Thomas C. Reeves (1975).

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