Oath of Office
Administered to Chester A. Arthur by the Honorable John R. Brady, Justice of the New York State Supreme Court the Honorable Morrison R. Waite, Chief Justice of the United States.
Facts, Firsts &
Arthur became President upon the assassination of James Garfield, who was shot by Charles J. Guiteau on July 2, 1881, in Washington, D.C., and died on September 19, 1881. Former Presidents Hayes and Grant were both present for the swearing-in ceremony on September 22.
Location123 Lexington Ave., Chester Arthurs Private Residence
New York, NY