Chester Arthur as a young lawyer in 1859 (age 30)
Chester Alan Arthur in 1881, wearing the fashionable sideburns of his day.
In 1881, Arthur had been recently widowed and was soon to to become POTUS-21, after the assassination of POTUS-20 Universal Education 1831-1881 James Garfield.
1881-1885 * POTUS-21
1871-1878 * Customs Collector of the Port of New York * appointed by POTUS-18 Civil War 1822-1885 Ulysses S. Grant
1861-1865 * Quartermaster General of the New York Militia
a.k.a. Chester Alan Arthur
Earthbody-Exit 18-Nov-1886 (age 57)
POTUS-21 from 1881 until 1885 * Chester A. Arthur * 1829-1886
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester_A._Arthur * tentatively rectified by BP Lama
charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Bharani * Yamuna * Apa-bharanishe * Varni
For Bharani gentlemen, the condition of sweetly musical, artistic, harmony-seeking, negotiating, balancing, arranging, designing, matching, pairing, sensually pleasuring akarshana-karaka Bright Bhrigu may considerably affect the outcome.
Feminine figures such as sisters, aunts, and wives, along with partnerships, sensual pleasures, arrangements, valuation, pricing, equity, bargains, trades, treaties, trusts, adjustments, justice, finance, artistic beauty, treasuries, alignment, attunement, harmonies, and music, may be especially influential.
Guidance by instructors from the civilizations of Apis. Bharani the Busy Bee. Their purpose is acquisition of treasuries, carrying of beautiful objects , and preservation of values across the generations.
Zukra-ruled Bharani masculine-figures are the Money Guys. Yamuna-born are often found in the worlds of banking, valuation, capital markets, currency-trading, mints and coinage. Connoisseurs of pricing and aggressive deal-makers, they vigorously seek acquisition of precious objects. In addition to their financial abilities, due to their intuitive understanding of sound-and-color values, Bharani males may also pursue careers in music and arts. Most Bharani men can sing beautifully.
Their harmonious arrangements may be lovely even while they vigorously compete for dominance. Their collections expertise extends to wines, perfumes, fine textiles, works of art, and any commodity which may increase in value.
Themes of competitive acqusition, precious sounds and song, and investment in cherished values may contextualize Bharani's terrestrial experience. Applies also to Chandra in Bharani.
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 79
"A very vital character,
The morals of this man are not above reproach .
He will be distinguished in many cases by some slight physical defect
Biographical details matched to Vimshottari Dasha calendar
Famed Singer * Ellen "Nell" Herndon Arthur
Earthbody-Entry 30-Aug-1837 * Earthbody-Exit 12-Jan-1880 (age 42)
Nell Herndon was a notable singer, a beauty, wealthy and from a distinguished Virginia family.
Arthur married his young wife following the death of her sea-captain father in a celebrated marine accident where the father safely transferred the women and children from his ship then drowned as he "went down with the ship" * an action considered then and now to demonstrate a highly noble character.
Unfortunately their marriage occurred just at the opening of Civil War hostilities. While her northerner husband was an outspoken abolitionist, Nell favored the southern cause.
Yet their New York City parties were society events and her lovely singing voice advanced Arthur's career within the Republican political machine.
Suddenly on 12-Jan-1880 at her age 42, Nell died of pneumonia (the disease of grief). She was the mother of three children (two living). It was said that she died after years of neglect by Arthur, who seemed unable to spend an evening at home due to his back-room political dealings, his drinking, and other chronic distractions. She died just before Vice-President Arthur assumed office.
05-Oct-1829 Earth-birth in Fairfield, Vermont, USA * Zukra-Guru bhukti
1848 earns B.A. diploma in classics from Union College, and starts full-time work as a schoolteacher * Chandra-Shani bhukti * Shani-4 schooling, karmesha
1854 received Law License * Mangala-Mangala swabhukti * Mangala lagnesha
25-Oct-1859 Marriage * Mangala-Zukra bhukti
1861 celebrated the birth of child-1 * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti
1861 appointed Brigadier General and Quartermaster of Civil War troops in New York. His efficiency in housing and supply of the unprecedented number of soldiers was highly praised. * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * Rahu-Kanya-6 military
1863 sudden death of his only child * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * Rahu-6 in 2nd-from-5
Jan-1869 grieved the decease of mother (Chester's age 40) * Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani rules 2nd-from-Chandra
Oct-1875 grieved decease of father (Chester's age 46) * Rahu-Zukra bhukti * Zukra rules 2nd-from-Surya
1878 fired from Customs Collector job by POTUS-19 Railroad Strike 1822-1893 Rutherford B. Hayes purportedly as an anti-graft measure * Rahu-Mangala chidradasha * Kuja rules 8-sudden transformations
Guru Mahadasha * age 49.8 until decease age 57
12-Jan-1880 decease of wife Nell Herndon (her age 42, his age 51) * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Guru rules 7th-from-7th-from-Chandra
02-July-1881 POTUS-20 Universal Education 1831-1881 James Garfield shot by a frustrated office-seeker * Guru-Guru swabhukti
20-Sept-1881 * death of POTUS-20 Universal Education 1831-1881 James Garfield = Arthur becomes POTUS-21* Guru-Shani bhukti * Shani -4 rules 2nd-from-10th replacement president
Mar-1885 retired at end of POTUS-21 term * Guru-Budha bhukti * Budha-yuti-Zukra * Budha gives effect of Zukra rules 4th-from-4th retirement
18-Nov-1886 Earthbody-Exit (age 57, kidney disease) * Guru-Ketu bhukti
Distinctive Features of the Nativity |
Dad was a schoolteacher from Belfast, Ulster. After marriage, dad studied law briefly Surya-Kanya seeks remedies. Then dad abandoned law and took up a preaching ministry in a new religious sect. Dad's preaching was heavily abolitionist. Surya in bhava-6 focus on exploitation. His sermons were fiery but often not welcome, and when various New England congregations expelled him, the family moved from town to town. Surya-yuti-Rahu contentiously strong personality
Chester was the fifth of his father's nine children.
Career = Surya in 10th-from-Chandra
POTUS-21 Civil Service 1829-1886 Chester A. Arthur collected duties on imports and returned this wealth to his political party, who then returned it to the party-loyal workers. Surya-yuti-Rahu over-reaching politics + Surya-yuti-Kuja vigorous political racketeering
Mom was a preacher's wife and mother to nine children.
MARRIAGE emotional support expectations of partnership
Nell Herndon was a New York socialite with Virginia roots. A gifted singer, she gave delightful parties featuring musical entertainments which promoted Arthur's career.
His career and his personal life remained untouched by the criminal environment in which he operated daily; he effectively worked under camouflage pretending to be a lawyer and an accountant * randhresha-8 = Mangala-6 = Viparita Raja-Yoga * Sarala Yoga
Lagnesha Kuja resides in 10th-from-Chandra = dynamic career
Budha rules the the emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra containing contains Surya-yuti-Rahu * Kuja-yuti-Rahu * Mangala-Kanya yuti Surya-Kanya yuti Rahu-Kanya * Mangala-yuti-Surya
Almost everyone owed him some type of favor; also he was both non-confrontational and pleasantly sociable by nature * Budha-yuti-Zukra in the emotionally motivated community-linking, economically gainful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra friendliness
Exceptionally busy and demanding administrative career with elements of crime and exploitation (6)
Guru in 12th-from-Chandra increases the emphasis upon invisibility of the largesse (Guru)
Guru Mahadasha * age 49.8 until decease age 57
Guru-Guru swabhukti surprised everyone * Guru in bhava-8 surprise!
Positioned by the machine into a place-holder vice presidency and expected to sit quietly while raking in the money, Arthur attained the presidency rather accidentally via assassination of POTUS-20 Universal Education 1831-1881 James Garfield
Then Arthur unexpectedly began to dismantle the federally protected criminal corruption system.
Guru rules 12 = 6th-from-7th = breaking contracts, dissolving agreements, violating promises
Toward the end of his life, Arthur surprised all of his political machine friends by making reforms to the federal corruption system. It was literally his "last official act" to unseat the federal patronage system, because Arthur died shortly after finishing his presidential term of office.
Arthur's leadership roles are not iconic or indeed egocentric but rather the product of his remarkable and enriching relationship-building skills, due to atmakaraka Zukra strong in navamsha-10 and Karakamsha = 3, management administration teamwork.
Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka
From Chandra-Dhanuzya lagna, sober serious structured hierarchical Shani rules
Arthur's childhood home was resource-poor, often cold, and cramped. As one of nine children, he was moved many times from shack to shack while his preacher father changed congregations.
The family's constant house-shifts are also seen via Ketu in 4th-from-Chandra.
Arthur was a serious if not exceptional student. During Chandra Mahadasha, He earned a bachelor's diploma and a law license, and due to Shani's rulership of 10 + 11 he learned social etiquette at college as well..He certainly understood money, as seen from Shani's rulership of 2-3 from Chandra, his Bharani lagna, and his Zukra 10th navamsha.
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)
Rahu-6-Kanya in 10th-from-Chandra = career of successful crimes
Mr. Arthur spent most of his bureaucratic career working within the extensively corrupt political jobs-for-sale "machine" economy of antebellum New York City. He participated in, and eventually operated, an extensive bribery system = buy-sell political jobs (especially those jobs which involved collecting shipping fees and taxes). He started in the Customs Bureau and slowly his influence spread throughout New York.
After a lifetime of party-going excesses Surya-yuti-Rahu -6 , Arthur himself died of painful kidney disease, age 57.
Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka
Ketu-12 in 4th-from-Chandra indicates the constant movement of his family during his childhood, and his own habit of rarely being at home as an adult.
file update: 20-Apr-2019
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