Chester A. Arthur

Early Career

What famous case did he handle that led to desegregation?

Arthur successfully represented Lizzie Jennings, a black woman ejected from a streetcar because of her race. Arthur’s legal representation led to the desegregation of New York City’s public transportation.


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