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Chester A. Arthur

Head of State (5-Oct-1829 — 18-Nov-1886)


Justus D. Doenecke. The Presidencies of James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. University Press of Kansas. 1981. 229pp.

George Frederick Howe. Chester A. Arthur: A Quarter-Century of Machine Politics. New York: Frederick Ungar. 1966. 307pp.

Zachary Karabell. Chester Alan Arthur. New York: Henry Holt & Co.. 2004. 192pp.

David M. Pletcher. The Awkward Years: American Foreign Relations Under Garfield and Arthur. University of Missouri Press. 1962. 381pp.

Thomas C. Reeves. Gentleman Boss: The life of Chester Alan Arthur. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1975. 500pp.


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  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.42)

  8. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.22)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.68)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.40)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.24)

  12. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.38)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.23)

  14. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.28)

  15. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.30)

  16. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.32)

  17. Biographical Directory of the United States Executive Branch, 1774-1971 (p.11)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.12)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.165)

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