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Simply untrue!!!! The only

Simply untrue!!!! The only citizenship controversy about Arthur was whether he was born in Canada (he wasn't) NOT whether both of his parents were citizens. NOBODY, and I mean nobody, raised that issue during his lifetime.

He didn't get renominated because he did not have strong allies among any the Republican party factions. The issue of citizenship did not enter into it. Here is from Wikipedia:

"Suffering from poor health, Arthur made only a limited effort to secure renomination in 1884; he retired at the close of his term. As journalist Alexander McClure would later write, "No man ever entered the Presidency so profoundly and widely distrusted as Chester Alan Arthur, and no one ever retired ... more generally respected, alike by political friend and foe."[1

The reason we haven't had more examples is that the presidency has historically been dominated by older-stock men who had ancestors from the UK who had immigrated long ago.