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Chester Arthur

Address

425 Main St
Rapid City, SD  57701

44.080616, -103.22498

Twenty-First President of the United States

1881-1885

Location: Corner of 5th St. & Main St.

Sculptor: John Lopez

Facts:

  • Was never elected for presidency but he succeeded President Garfield upon his assassination
  • He had the nicknames Gentleman Boss and Elegant Arthur as he reportedly owned 80 pairs of pants
  • Around 1882, Arthur learned he was suffering from a serious kidney illness known as Bright’s disease