Gentleman Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur

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Knopf, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 500 pages
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Recounts the life, early career as lawyer and civil servant, and administration of the twenty-first president, tracing his advance from boss-dominated spoilsmanship and scandal to the presidency and disinterested and precedent-setting reform

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User Review  - Bill Pritchard - Goodreads

I have never been disappointed by reading on the men (thus far) that have served as our Presidents. After finishing my studies of our 21st President, I can say that not one of them was an idiot. These ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Jones - Goodreads

The only problem I have with Gentleman Boss as it's depth. While the prose is sufficient to not make it a tortuous slow read, I still grew quickly bored with the incredible amount of detail that ... Read full review

Contents

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WITHOUT GOLD AND SILVER
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A GOOD APPOINTMENT
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About the author (1975)

Thomas C. Reeves is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, Parkside and Senior Fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Institute. The author of The Life and Times of Joe McCarthy and the best-selling A Question of Character: A Life of John F. Kennedy, he lives in Franksville, Wisconsin.

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