Chester Arthur as a young lawyer in 1859 [CAA age 30]
Chester Alan Arthur [age 52] 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 James Garfield.
Customs Collector [1871-1878]
of the Port of New York * under POTUS-18 Civil War 1822-1885 Ulysses S. Grant
Quartermaster General [1861-1865]
of the New York Militia
a.k.a. Chester Alan Arthur
a.k.a. Chet Arthur
dematerialization 18-Nov-1886 [age 57]
POTUS-21 [1881 until 1885]
Chester A. Arthur
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester_A._Arthur
tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotishavidya
charts + graphs + tables = produced by Shri Jyoti Star - adapted by BP Lama
Yamuna - Apa-bharanishe - Varni
For Bharani births of a masculine valence, the condition of sweetly musical, artistic, harmony-seeking, negotiating, balancing, diplomacy, designing, matching, pairing, sensually pleasuring akarshana-karaka Bright Beautiful Bhrigu may considerably affect the outcome.
For those born into the Shukra-ruled paradigm of Yamya, 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 provided by instructors from the civilizations of Apis. Their purpose is acquisition of treasuries, carrying of beautiful objects , and preservation of values across the generations.
Burdened Banker Busy Bee
[Shukra] -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.
The harmonious arrangements of Apa-bharanishe may be lovely even while they vigorously compete for dominance. Their expertise in the fields of preservation, containment, and collecting may extend to wines, perfumes, fine textiles, works of art, and any commodity which may capitalize or increase in value.
Like all Shukra-governed births, they must take care to avoid the misuse of drugs and alcohol.
Themes of competitive acquisition, 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.  . 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
Famed Singer Ellen "Nell" Herndon Arthur
dematerialization 12-Jan-1880 [Nell age 42]
Nell Herndon was a notable singer, a beauty, entreasured, and hailing from a distinguished Virginia family.
CA married his young wife following the death of her sea-captain father in a celebrated marine accident. The father had safely transferred the women and children from his ship. Then dad 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 CA was an outspoken abolitionist, Nell favored the southern cause.
Despite clashing political loyalties, 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 CAA, who seemed unable to spend an evening at home due to his back-room political dealings, his drinking, and other chronic distractions. Nell died just before CAA began the VPOTUS job.
Biographical details matched to Vimshottari Dasha calendar
[Shukra Mahadasha] age birth until age 8.7
Mon-05-Oct-1829 Earth-birth in Fairfield, Vermont, USA * Shukra-Guru bhukti
[Surya Mahadasha] age 8.7 until age 14.7
[Chandra Mahadasha] age 14.7 until age 24.7
1848 [CAA age 19] earns B.A. diploma in classics from Union College in Schenectady, New York. Starts full-time work as a schoolteacher, and studies Law * Chandra-Shani bhukti * karmesha Shani-4 schooling, law
[Mangala Mahadasha] age 24.7 until age 31.7
1854 [CAA age 25] received Law License and begins practice * Mangala-Mangala svabhukti * Mangala lagnesha
25-Oct-1859 [CAA age 30] consecration of marriage-1-of-1 with the New York socialite and singer, Nell Herndon * Mangala-Shukra bhukti
[Rahu Mahadasha] age 31.7 until age 49.7
1861 [CAA age 32] celebrated the birth of child-1 * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti
1861 [CAA age 32] Civil War. Appointed Brigadier General and Quartermaster in the Union Army, in New York. His efficiency in housing and supply of the unprecedented number of soldiers was highly praised. * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * Rahu-Kanya-6 military
1863 [CAA age 34] grieved the sudden death [toddler convulsions] of his eldest child * Rahu-Rahu svabhukti * Rahu-6 in 2nd-from-5
Jan-1869 [CAA age 40] grieved the decease of mother - Rahu-Shani bhukti * Shani activates 2nd-from-Chandra
1871 [CAA age 42] appointed to the lucrative patronage job of Customs Collector for the Port of New York by Ulysses S. Grant . Controlled 1000 employees  * Rahu-Budha bhukti * Budha rules 6-crime + Budha rules Kanya 10th-from-Chandra containing Rahu + Kuja + Surya
Oct-1875 [CAA age 46] grieved the decease of father - Rahu-Shukra bhukti * Shukra activates 2nd-from-Surya
1878 [CAA age 49] fired from Customs Collector job by Rutherford B. Hayes purportedly as an anti-graft measure * Rahu-Mangala chidra-dasha * Kuja activates 8-sudden transformations
12-Jan-1880 [CAA age 51] [Nell's age 42] grieved the decease of wife Nell Herndon, via pneumonia * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru activates 7th-from-7th-from-Chandra
02-Nov-1880 [CAA age 51] CAA elected VPOTUS with POTUS-20 James Garfield * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru rules 9-fortunate elections
02-Jul-1881 [CAA age 52] anti-patronage James Garfield is shot by a frustrated position-seeker * Guru-Guru svabhukti * Guru rules 12th-from-10, hospitalization isolation of leader
20-Sep-1881 [CAA age 52] death of James Garfield via iatrogenic wound infection . CAA unexpectedly becomes POTUS-21 * Guru-Shani bhukti * karmesha Shani rules 2nd-from-10, decease of boss-leader + Arthur becomes POTUS-21
Mar-1885 [CAA age 56] retired at end of POTUS-21 term. Did not seek re-election due to health. * Guru-Budha bhukti [Budha-yuti-Shukra] * Budha rules 6- ailments
18-Nov-1886 [CAA age 57] dematerialization via kidney disease [guilt] * Guru-Ketu bhukti
Distinctive Features of the Nativity
pitri-karaka [father] jyoti-karaka [light]
[bright center of military strategics]
[sparkling games of betrayal]
[charismatic appeal to service class]
[intelligence for remediation of political complaints]
[argumentative father may be exploiter-physician-sick-aggrieved]
[customary Hasta-4] [navamsha Surya-Karkata]
OUTCOMES - SURYA
Surya occupies 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
Dad = William Arthur. Dad was a Baptist minister and schoolteacher from Belfast, Ulster.
Chet was the fifth of his father's nine children.
After marriage, dad studied law briefly [Surya-Kanya] seeks remedies. 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. When various New England congregations expelled Dad, the family moved from town to town.
During Chet’s childhood, his preacher dad moved frequently from congregation to congregation within Vermont and upstate New York Surya-yuti-Rahu can produce a contentiously strong personality
matrikaraka [mother] * garha-karaka [village]
OUTCOMES - CHANDRA
Malvina Stone Arthur. Mom was a preacher's wife and mother to nine children.
MARRIAGE emotional support expectations of partnership
bhratru-karaka [brother] virya-karaka [virile]
[enviously energized enemies]
[fights-and-wins against criminal injustice]
[economic Uttaraphalguni-3] [navamsha Kuja-Kumbha]
OUTCOMES - MANGALA
Protective [Sarala Yoga]
CA's career and his personal life remained untouched by the criminal environment in which he operated daily
CA 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
jamayah-karaka [sibling] sandeza-karaka [message] zisya-karaka [student]
[economic Arcturus-3] [navamsha Budha-Kumbha]
OUTCOMES - BUDHA
Almost everyone owed some type of favor to machine politician, Chet Arthur
CAA was both non-confrontational and pleasantly sociable by nature
[Budha-yuti-Shukra] in the emotionally associative, 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 
Budha also rules karakamsha Mithuna-3 = administration, paperwork, documentation, process, management. As Customs Collector for the Port of New York, CAA managed more than 1000 employees. All of them participated in the bribery system.
dhava-karaka [husband] bahuta-karaka [variety]
[ideological Jyestha-1] [navamsha Guru-Dhanus]
OUTCOMES - BRIHASPATI
Guru in [12th-from-Chandra] increases the emphasis upon invisibility of the largesse [Guru]
Guru-Guru svabhukti surprised everyone
[Guru in bhava-8] surprise!
Guru-Vṛścika largesse of hidden operations. CA was positioned by The Machine into a place-holder vice presidency and expected to sit quietly while raking in the money
CA attained POTUS-21 accidentally via assassination of POTUS-20 Universal Education 1831-1881 James Garfield
Then - surprise! - CA unexpectedly began to dismantle the federally protected criminal corruption system.
Toward the end of his life, CA 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, . CA died shortly after finishing his term as POTUS-21.
svadu-karaka [sweet] kalatra-karaka [wifely companion]
[karako bhavo nashto for wife-partner-adviser]
[pleasantly accommodating negotiations]
[financial arrangements mediate balanced alliances]
[contractual relationships maintain in family money]
[suave advocacy adjusts oft-arising inequities]
[Shukra rules 6/8 from svabhava = perpetual imbalances]
[lifemate may be a gracious attorney-advocate-bargainer-broker]
[commercial Viśākha-3] [navamsha Shukra-Mithuna] intuitively harmonizing brokering collaborative communications
[Atmakaraka relationships, agreement, alliances, finance, negotiation, equity, arrangements]
OUTCOMES - SHUKRA
CAA's leadership roles are not iconic or indeed egocentric but rather the product of his remarkable and enriching relationship-building skills, due to atmakaraka Shukra strong in navamsha-10 and Karakamsha = 3, management administration teamwork.
duro-karaka [endurance] * jara-karaka [Jahre, years]
[profitable Aśleṣā-3] [navamsha Shani-Kumbha]
OUTCOMES - SHANI
From Chandra-Dhanus indriya-lagna, sober serious structured hierarchical Shani activates
CHILDHOOD HOME + SCHOOLING
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 Shukra 10th navamsha.
CUSTOMS OFFICIAL 
rajyalobha-karaka [ambition] picchala-karaka [slippery]
[for Mesha indriya-lagna]
[Rahu casts dristhi into 10-12-2]
[passion for war logistics]
[opportunity via usury]
[social mobility via aid to impoverishing indebtedness]
[over-reaching in ministries of service]
[fascinating remedies help the victimized]
[profitable Uttaraphalguni-3] [navamsha Rahu-Kumbha]
Rahu occupies career 10th-from-Chandra
OUTCOMES - RAHU
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 , CAA died of painful kidney disease, age 57.
kavandha-karaka [headless] chidra-karaka [gaping] vasana-karaka [vacuum]
[for Mesha indriya-lagna]
[political Andromeda-1] [navamsha Ketu-Simha]
OUTCOMES - KETU
Collapsing 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 = 23-Jun-2022
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