Ellen Arthur

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Birthday
30, 1837
Birthplace
Culpeper, VA
Death Date
Jan 12, 1880 (42)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1837
Birthplace
Culpeper, VA
Death Date
Jan 12, 1880 (42)

About

Wife of Chester A. Arthur, the twenty-first President of the United States from 1881 to 1885. She unfortunately died of pneumonia before he took office.

Before Fame

She met Chester A. Arthur through her cousin, who was Arthur's friend.

Trivia

She was a talented soprano and sang with the Mendelssohn Glee Club and performed at benefits around New York.

Family Life

She had two surviving children from her marriage to Chester.

Associated With

Both she and First Lady Nancy Reagan were the only children in their families.